About the Author
Dr. Visakh P.M. is working as Post Doc. Researcher at Tomsk Polytechnic University (TPU), Tomsk, Russia. He obtained his PhD, MPhil and MSc degrees from School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He has edited 15 books with publishers including Wiley-Scrivener, Springer, Royal Society of Chemistry, and Elsevier. Cristina Della Pina was awarded the Master and Ph.D. degrees in Industrial Chemistry at the Universita degli Studi di Milano (Italy) under the supervision of Prof. Michele Rossi. She is presently Associate Professor of Chemistry, Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, CNR-ISTM. She is a member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Advanced Catalysis Science and Technology, and co-author of the book `Polyaniline: From tradition to innovation' with Nova Science Publishers. She has co-authored seventy scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals and one patent. Her research work focuses on the development and application of heterogeneous catalysts for the selective oxidation of organic compounds and conducting polymers. Ermelinda Falletta received her master's degree in organic chemistry at the University of Palermo. More recently, she has been researching new `green' approaches to the preparation of new polymeric materials at the Dipartimento di Chimica, Universita degli Studi di Milano, CNR-ISTM. She is the other co-author of `Polyaniline: From tradition to innovation', and is the co-author of over thirty scientific papers.