About the Author
Andres Illanes is Professor in the School of Biochemical Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile. He has been researching enzyme biocatalysis since the 1970s, having done research in the main topics related to enzyme technology, and taught many courses at the undergraduate, M.Sc and Ph.D level in the subject both in Chile and abroad. He has authored over 80 ISI journal publications, several book chapters and three books on this topic, the latest with Springer 2008 Enzyme Biocatalysis: Principles and Applications. Lorena Wilson is Associate Professor at the School of Biochemical Engineering, Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso. She has worked on enzyme biocatalysis since her time as an undergraduate and done research in aspects related mostly to biocatalyst engineering and enzyme reactor performance. She has more than ten years teaching experience focused mostly on the subject of enzyme biocatalysis. She is a Biochemical Engineer with a PhD from the Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, Spain. Dr Wilson is also author of more than 40 ISI publications in high ranked journals and several book chapters. Carlos Vera works in the School of Biochemical Engineering at Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Valparaiso, Chile.