received her PhD from the University of Allahabad, India, in 1994. She is currently a consultant at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. Her major research interests are environmental green chemistry specializing in microbial and nanoparticle research. She has over 80 international journal publications, two patents, and two books on green chemistry to her credit.
Vandana Singh received her PhD from the University of Allahabad, India, in 1986. She is currently an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Allahabad. Her research interests are in polysaccharides, polymers, and polymer composites. She has over 70 international journal publications as well as several book chapters to her credit.