About the Author
Scott E. Denmark is?a Reynold C. Fuson Professor of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his undergraduate degree from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1975 and his graduate degree (D.Sc. Tech.) from the ETH-Zürich in 1980. He joined the faculty at Illinois in the same year. His research interests are in structural, synthetic and mechanistic organic chemistry, and has received among many others the Eli Lilly Research Award, Procter and Gamble University Exploratory Research Program Award, and School of Chemical Sciences Teaching Award, UIUC.
Jay S. Siegel is a professor at the Organic Chemistry Institute at the University of Zurich.? He received his undergraduate degree from California State University and his MA and PhD from Princeton University. His research interests include molecular design, chemical synthesis, and structural analysis, the three principle components of modern stereochemistry.