Dr. Chandra Sekhar Rout is an Associate Professor at the Centre for Nano & Material Sciences, Jain University. He received his B.Sc. (2001) and M.Sc. (2003) degrees from Utkal University and his Ph.D. from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India (2008) under the supervision of Prof. C.N.R. Rao, Bharat Ratna. He did his postdoctoral research at the National University of Singapore (2008-2009), Purdue University, USA (2010-2012) and UNIST, South Korea (2012-2013). His research interests include the preparation and characterization of two-dimensional layered nanomaterials and their nanocarbon hybrids for chemical sensors and biosensors, supercapacitors and energy storage devices, field emitters and electronic devices. He has authored or co-authored more than 100 research papers in international journals and edited 2 books. He is an associate editor of “RSC Advances” a journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry and “American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences” of Science Publications. He also reviews various top scientific journals published by ACS, Wiley, RSC, Springer, IOP, Science Direct, etc.
Karl J. Jalkanen Gilead Sciences Inc. La Verne, CA USA
Karl James Jalkanen, FRSC, DTM is a research scientist at the La Verne manufacturing facility of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and an adjunct professor at Azuza Pacific University in Azuza, CA USA. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). He has been a visiting scientist/researcher at Bremen University in Bremen, Germany and Kyushu University in Kyushu, Japan. He has been Guest Editor for 4 issues of Theoretical Chemistry Accounts, and two special issues of CPC. He has published over 80 research papers with an H-index of 30 and over 3000 citations. His areas of expertise are molecular biophysics, quantum nanobiology, biophysical chemistry, biostatistics and applied mathematics.