|About the Author
Asim K Das (MSc (gold medalist,CU),PhD (CU),DSc (Visva Bharati))
is currently a Professor of Chemistry at Visva Bharati University, Santiniketan.He has over 25 years of teaching experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He passed both the BSc (Hons in chemistry) in 1981 and MSc (specialization in inorganic chemistry) in 1983, standing First Class First from the University of Calcutta (CU). He received his PhD degree from CU under the supervision of Prof D Banerjea, the then Sir Rashbehari Ghose Professor of Chemistry. He received his DSc degree from Visva Bharati University in 2002.He has published more than 80 research papers in the field of thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of metal complexes in reputed national and international journals.He has authored the books Bioinorganic Chemistry, Environmental Chemistry with Green Chemistry, and coauthored Fundamental Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry (Vols 1–7)CBS,and An Introduction to Nanomaterials and Nanoscience.
Mahua Das MSc (MSc (CU),PhD (Visva Bharati))
completed her doctoral and postdoctoral research work in the field of thermodynamic and kinetic aspects of metal complexes as a research fellow and research associate. She has published about 25 research papers in different reputed national and international journals of chemistry and is the coauthor of the books Fundamental Concepts of Inorganic Chemistry (Vols 4–7)CBS, and An Introduction to Nanomaterials and Nanoscience.