About the Author
Leonard R. MacGillivray is an Associate Professor of Chemistry at the University of Iowa. His research focuses on processes of molecular self-assembly, particularly its application to organic synthesis. In 2002, he was awarded a 2002 National Science Foundation CAREER Award and a Research Corporation Research Innovation Award. In 2004, he received the Young Investigator Award of the Inter-American Photochemical Society and the Etter Early Career Award of the American Crystallographic Association. Dr. MacGillivray was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry in 2006 and received a 2007 Cope Scholar Award from the American Chemical Society. He has published 140 manuscripts and sits on six editorial boards.
Charles M. Lukehart, Professor, Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee is Section Editor for Organometallic Chemistry and Solid State, Materials, Nanomaterials and Catalysis in King: Encyclopedia of Inorganic Chemistry, 2nd Edition.