About the Author
GEORGE A. OLAH, PhD, - 1927-2017 - was awarded the 1994 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in hydrocarbon chemistry. Professor Olah was Director of the Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. His research focused on the generation and reactivity of carbocations via superacids.
Kenneth Wade, FRSC FRS, - 1932-2014 - was a British chemist and professor emeritus at Durham University. He also served as chairman at the university's Department of Chemistry.