About the Author
EUSEBIO JUARISTI is currently Professor of Chemistry at Centro de Investigacion y de Estudios Avanzados del Instituto Politico Nacional, Mexico. The author of seven chemistry books, Dr. Juaristi received the Mexican Academy of Sciences Award for Young Scientists in 1988, and the Inter-American Science and Technology Prize of the Organization of American States in 1990. More recently, in 1998, he received the Presidential Medal, the highest recognition for Mexican scientists. VADIM SOLOSHONOK is a professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the University of Oklahoma.