About the Author
Alfred Barry P. Lever is a Distinguished Research Professor (Emeritus) in the Department of Chemistry at York University in Toronto. He received his Ph.D. in 1960, from the Imperial College of Science and Technology in London. He is the Founding Editor of the journal Coordination Chemistry Reviews. This journal offers rapid publication of review articles on topics of current interest and importance in coordination chemistry, which includes aspects of organometallic, theoretical and bioinorganic chemistry. Professor Lever was, amongst other things, a Killam Research Fellow from 2000 through 2002, and was the 2002 recipient of the prestigious Linstead Award for Career Achievements in Phthalocyanine Chemistry.