About the Author
How Ghee Ang is the founding director of the Energetics Research Institute (EnRI) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. In his capacity as advisor to both Defence Science and Technology Association (DSTA) and DSO National Laboratories, Professor Ang plays a key role in strategizing and building up capabilities on chemical defence and energetic materials in Singapore. His research interests lie in several areas of chemistry (fluorine, phosphorus, organometallic and cluster chemistry) and energetic materials. Hi is Fellow of many professional bodies and serves on the editorial advisory board of several journals including the Journal of Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics, the Central European Journal of Energetic Materials and the Chinese Journal of Energetic Materials. Sreekumar Pisharath is a senior research fellow at the Energetics Research Institute (EnRI) at the Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. He was awarded his PhD in materials science and engineering from NTU, Singarpore, in 2005. Since then he has been associated with Energetics Research Institute (EnRI). His research interests are in the areas of synthesis and characterization of energetic polymers, thermal analysis of energetic material composites, deformation and fracture behavior and microscopy of composite materials.