About the Author
Boris I. Kharisov, PhD, is Professor and Researcher at the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon (UANL). He received his PhD in inorganic chemistry from the Moscow State University, Russia, in 1993. He holds two patents, has co-authored six books, five book chapters, 127 articles, and co-edited three invited special issues of international journals, and is the member of the editorial board of four journals. His specialties include coordination and inorganic chemistry, phthalocyanines, ultrasound, and nanotechnology. Oxana V. Kharissova, PhD, is Professor and Researcher at the UANL. She received her PhD in Materials from the Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She has co-authored three books, 60 articles, and has two patents. Her specialties include nanotechnology (carbon nanotubes, nanometals, fullerenes), and crystallography. H.V. Rasika Dias, PhD, is Professor of Chemistry at the University of Texas at Arlington. He received his PhD from University of California, Davis. Specializing in inorganic and organometallic chemistry, he has co-authored several patents and over 160 publications. His accolades include the 2009 Southwest Regional American Chemical Society Award.