Leonardo Palmisano (1950) obtained his degree in Chemistry cum Laude in 1973 at the University of Palermo. He is Full Professor of Chemistry at the University of Palermo, Dipartimento di Ingegneria, from 01/11/2000. The scientific activity has been mainly focused in the field of heterogeneous photocatalysis, such as preparation, characterization with many bulk and surface techniques, and testing of various types of bare and doped polycrystalline photocatalysts. He has collaborated with many scientists all over the world producing many joint papers in international journals (about 300) and books, 5 patents. Citations 15759, h index 65 (Scopus). He is member of Editorial boards of Eur. J. Inorg. Chem., Curr. Org. Chem., Int. J. Photoenerg., and J. Membrane Sci. Technol.