YUKIHIRO OZAKI, PHD, is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at Kwansei Gakuin University, Sanda, Japan. He is also a coeditor of the books Near-Infrared Spectroscopy: Principles, Instruments, Applications and Two-Dimensional Correlation Spectroscopy: Applications in Vibrational and Optical Spectroscopy, both published by Wiley.W. FRED MCCLURE, PHD, is Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina.ALFRED A. CHRISTY, PHD, is a Professor scholarship holder in Chemistry at the Faculty of Mathematics and Sciences, Agder University College, Kristiansand, Norway.
Rob Wilkins is a freelance writer who wrote "Taking the Child's Way Home" and, with various authors, seven other books. He received the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award. He lives in Etowah, NC.