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Section Board for 'Physical Chemistry, Theoretical and Computational Chemistry'

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Section Editor-in-Chief
Prof. Dr. Claude A. Daul
Department of Chemistry, University of Fribourg, 9 Ch. du Musee, CH-1700 Fribourg, Switzerland
Tel. +41 26 300 8741
Website: http://www.chem.unifr.ch/cd/group/index.html
E-Mail: claude.daul@unifr.ch
Interests: electronic structure calculation; calculation of properties of molecules with open d- and f-shells; DFT; Ligand field theory; development of computational methods

Dr. Marie-Christine Bacchus
Institut Lumière Matière UMR5306 Université Lyon1-CNRS Université de Lyon 69622 Villeurbanne Cedex France
Tel. +33 4 72 43 10 83; Fax: +33 4 72 43 15 07
Interests: quantum chemistry; ab-initio potential energy curves; non-adiabatic couplings; charge transfer; ion-atom and ion-molecule collisions; photodissociation reactions; non-adiabatic effects; semi-classical dynamics; quantum dynamics
Contribution: Special Issue: Charge Transfer in Ionic and Molecular Systems

Prof. Dr. Marie-Paule Bassez
Département Chimie, IUT Robert Schuman, Université de Strasbourg, 72 Route du Rhin, 67400 Illkirch, France
Website: http://chemphys.u-strasbg.fr/mpb/
Interests: exobiology; origin of life; prebiotic chemistry; homochirality; ethics of science
Contribution: Special Issue: Origin of Life

Dr. Jeffrey H. Boatright
Lab B-5500, Emory Eye Center,1327 Clifton Road, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
Fax: +1 404 778 2231
Website: http://www.eyecenter.emory.edu/faculty/boatright.htm
Interests: molecular vision; retina-specific gene regulation, oligonucleotide-directed DNA repair gene therapy, transcleral ionotophoretic delivery of pharmaceuticals and DNA constructs, bile acids and other endogenous anti-apoptotics in treatment of retinal degeneration

Prof. Dr. Petr Carsky
J.Heyrovsky Institute of Physical Chemistry, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Dolejskova 3, 18223 Prague 8, Czech Republic
Tel. +420 26605 3665; Fax: +420 2 858 2307
Website: http://www.jh-inst.cas.cz
Interests: quantum chemistry; ab initio calculations; development of computational methods; application to spectroscopy and reactivity; electron correlation; theory of electron scattering

Prof. Dr. Eduardo A. Castro
INIFTA, Suc.4, C.C. 16, La Plata 1900, Buenos Aires, Argentinia
Tel. +54 221 4257430; Fax: +54 221 4254642
Interests: QSAR/QSPR theory; molecular electronic structure; scientific education; scientific and technological research management and organization; scientific communication; the relationship between science and humanities; mathematical and physics and mathematics
Contribution: Special Issue: POR Approximation in QSAR/QSPR Theory
Special Issue: Recent Advances in QSAR/QSPR Theory
Special Issue: Advances in Molecular Electronic Structure Calculations

Dr. Abhijit Chatterjee
Principal Scientist AP Solutions Consulting Accelrys, K.K. Kasumigaseki Tokyu Bldg. 17F 3-7-1, Kasumigaseki, Chiyoda-ku Tokyo 100-0013 JAPAN
Tel. +81-3-5532-3860; Fax: +81-3-5532-3802
Interests: density functional theory; material designing; computational chemistry; inorganic catalytic material; catalytic reactions; inorganic membrane;  transition state calculation; atomistic simulation; ab initio first principle calculation; reactivity index
Contribution: Special Issue: Application of Density Functional Theory
Special Issue: Applications of Density Functional Theory

Dr. Henry Chermette
Université Claude Bernard de Lyon et UMR CNRS 5280, Chimie Physique Theorique, bat 210, 43 bd du 11 novembre 1918, F-69622 Villeurbanne Cedex, France
Tel. +33 (0) 4 72 44 84 27 (office); +33 (0) 4 72 44 54 10 (lab); Fax: +33 (0) 4 72 44 53 99
Interests: density functional; theory (DFT); applications of DFT to chemical propertie; electronic structure of molecules and materials

Dr. Christo Z. Christov
Senior Lecturer in Computational Biochemistry Department of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Northumbria University Ellison Building, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, NE1 8ST, UK
Tel. +44 191 243 7964; Fax: +44 191 227 3519
Website: http://www.northumbria.ac.uk/sd/academic/lifesciences/ad/biomed/staff/cchristov/
Interests: computational biomolecular science; enzyme mechanisms; protein conformational dynamics; biomolecular spectroscopy; combined quantum mechanical and molecular mechanical methods (QM/MM); quantum chemistry; molecular dynamics; protein-ligands interactions; bioinorganic electronic structure and mechanisms
Contribution: Topical Collection: Computational, Structural and Spectroscopic Studies of Enzyme Mechanisms, Inhibition and Dynamics
Topical Collection: Proteins and Protein-Ligand Interactions

Prof. Dr. David C. Clary
Magdalen College, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 4AU, UK
Tel. +44 020 7679 1488; Fax: +44 020 7679 4560
Website: http://www.magd.ox.ac.uk/whos-here/fellows-and-lecturers/fellows/claryd
Interests: quantum theory of chemical reactions and molecular properties

Dr. Jesus Vicente De Julián Ortiz
Department of Physical Chemistry, Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Valencia, Av. Vicent Andrés Estellés, 0, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain.
Tel. +34 (9) 63877800 ext 78522; Fax: +34 (9) 63879444
Website: http://itq.webs.upv.es/
Interests: molecular topology; topological indices; drug design; virtual combinatorial synthesis; virtual screening; linear models; QSAR; statistical validation; antituberculosis; antimalarial; antialzheimer; antineoplastic; telomerase inhibitors; insecticides; 5-HT receptors ligands; interaction SDA-zeolite; microporous oxides modeling; templating
Contribution: Special Issue: Virtual Combinatorial Synthesis and Drug Design

Prof. Dr. Richard R. Ernst *
Laboratorium für Physikalische Chemie, ETH Zürich, Wolfgang-Paulistrasse 10, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Tel. +41 1 632 4368; Fax: +41 1 632 1257
Website: http://www.chab.ethz.ch/personen/emeritus/rernst
Interests: NMR; physical chemistry
* Winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Marc Henry
Université de Strasbourg, UMR 7140, Chimie Moleculaire du Solide, Institut Le Bel, 7° étage, bureau 707 (Sud), 4, Rue Blaise Pascal, CS 90032, 67081 Strasbourg Cedex, France
Tel. +33 3 68 85 15 00; Fax: +33 3 68 85 50 01
Website: http://www-chimie.u-strasbg.fr/~lcmes/labo
Interests: water clusters; interfacial water; titanium dioxide; sol-gel processing; partial charge model (PACHA); polyoxometallates
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Water: Facts without Myths
Special Issue: Water Treatment and Human Health

Prof. Dr. Francesc Illas
Facultat de Química, Departament de Quimica Fisica, Universitat de Barcelona, C/ Marti i Franques 1, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Tel. +34 93 402 1229; Fax: +34 93 402 1231
Website: http://www.ub.edu/cmsl/xino.html
Interests: electronic structure; metal-support interaction; metal surfaces; magnetic coupling; DFT; MCSSCF; CI; surface reactions; oxide surfaces; carbides

Prof. Dr. Dennis N. Kevill
Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus, Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA
Interests: reaction mechanism in organic chemistry; solvolysis reactions; solvent nucleophilicity; mechanism of nucleophilic attack at acyl carbon; phosphorus; sulfur
Contribution: Special Issue: Correlation Analysis Applied to Solvolysis Reactions

Prof. Dr. Tadeusz Marek Krygowski
Department of Chemistry, University of Warsaw, 02 093 Warsaw, ul. Pasteura 1, Poland
Tel. +48 22 8222892; Fax: +48 22 8222892
Interests: structural organic chemistry; quantum chemical modeling; solvent and substituent effects; geometry as a source of chemical information; pi-electron delocalization and definition of aromaticity
Contribution: In other journals:
Special Issue: Commemorative Issue in Honor of Prof. Marvin Charton on his 70th Anniversary

Prof. Dr. Jerzy Leszczynski
Department of Chemistry, Jackson State University, Jackson, MS 39217, USA
Tel. +1 601 979 3482; Fax: +1 601 979 7823
Website: http://www.jacksonfreepress.com/news/2009/jul/10/jerzy-leszczynski/
Interests: computational chemistry; ab initio methods; potential energy surfaces; DNA fragments; biomolecules

Prof. Dr. Genxi Li
Department of Biochemistry, Nanjing University, Nanjing 210093, China; And School of Life Sciences, Shanghai University, Shanghai 200444, China
Tel. +86 25 83593596; Fax: +86 25 83592510
Interests: molecular interaction; molecular recognition; protein; biologically active small molecules; medicinal herb molecules; biosensor; nano-biotechnology; bioelectrochemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Interaction of Biological Molecules
Special Issue: Molecular Bases of Cancer Research

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Linert
Institute of Applied Synthetic Chemistry, Vienna University of Technology, Getreidemarkt 9/163-AC, A-1060 Wien, Austria
Tel. +43 1588 0116 3613; Fax: +43 1588 01916 3613
Website: http://www.ias.tuwien.ac.at/WL/
Interests: thermal and optical spin-state transitions; molecular magnets; isokinetic relationships; compensation effect; material science

Prof. Dr. Rudolph A. Marcus *
Office: 110 Noyes, Caltech Chemistry 127-72, Pasadena, CA 91125, USA
Tel. +1 626 395 6566
Website: http://www.cce.caltech.edu/faculty/marcus/index.html
Interests: chemical reaction rate theory; as in on-water organic catalysis; enzyme catalysis; quantum dot fluorescence intermittency; mass-independent isotope fractionation in the stratosphere and isotope effects in photolysis
* Winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

Prof. Dr. Luis A. Oro
Instituto de Síntesis Química y Catálisis Homogénea Dep. Inorganic Chemistry, Faculty of Sciences University of Zaragoza-CSIC, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain.
Tel. + 34 976 761143; Fax: + 34 976 761143
Interests: reaction mechanism in homogeneous catalysis; physical inorganic chemistry; cluster chemistry

Prof. Dr. Charles L. Perrin
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of California-San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093-0358, USA
Tel. +1 858 534 2164; Fax: +1 858 822 0386
Website: http://chem-faculty.ucsd.edu/perrin/Perrin.html
Interests: physical-organic chemistry: stereoelectronic and anomeric effects; hydrogen bonding; isotope effects; ionic solvation; structural effects on organic reactivity

Dr. Yevgeniy Podolyan *
Department of Computer Science, University of Minnesota, 4-192 EE/CS Building, 200 Union Street SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455, USA
Tel. +1 612 626 9873; Fax: +1 612 625 5045
Website: http://ccmsi.us/podolyan/
Interests: quantum chemistry; computational chemistry; DNA bases; DNA base pairs; proton transfer; tautomers; prototropic tautomerism; spontaneous pointmutations
* Former Production Editor

Dr. Ana Proykova
Deptartment of Atomic Physics, University of Sofia, 5 James Bourchier Blv., Sofia-1126, Bulgaria
Tel. +359 2 8161 828
Website: http://cluster.phys.uni-sofia.bg:8080/
Interests: computational; physics; scientific visualisation and animations; nanotubes; optimization of molecular structures
Contribution: Special Issue: From Nanoclusters to Proteins

Dr. Mihai V. Putz
Associate Professor of Theoretical Physical Chemistry, Chemistry Department-West University of Timisoara, Str. Pestalozzi No. 16, Timisoara, RO-300115, Romania
Tel. +40 256 592633; Fax: +40 256 592620
Website: http://www.mvputz.iqstorm.ro/
Interests: quantum physical chemistry; reactivity indices and principles; electronegativity; density functional theory; path integrals; enzyme kinetics; QSAR; epistemology and philosophy of science
Contribution: Special Issue: The Chemical Bond and Bonding
Special Issue: Atoms in Molecules and in Nanostructures
In other journals:
Special Issue: Quantum Information in Molecular Structures and Nanosystems

Prof. Dr. Stephan P. A. Sauer
Physical Chemistry Section Department of Chemistry University of Copenhagen Universitetsparken 5 DK-2100 Copenhagen, Denmark
Tel. +45 35320268; Fax: +45 35320299
Website: http://www.escience.ku.dk/staff/employee/?id=110408&f=2
Interests: quantum chemistry; electron correlation; ab initio calculations of molecular properties: NMR indirect nuclear spin-spin coupling; NMR chemical shift; polarizability; ESR hyperfine coupling; electronic excitation energy; oscillator strength; rotational g-f
Contribution: Special Issue: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-Spin Coupling Constants - Calculations and Measurements - Part I
Special Issue: Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spin-Spin Coupling Constants - Calculations and Measurements - Part II

Prof. Dr. H. Eugene Stanley
Department of Physics, Boston University, 590 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Tel. +1 617 353 2617 (office); +1 857 891 1941 (mobile); Fax: +1 617 353 9393
Website: http://polymer.bu.edu/hes
Interests: the anomalous behavior of liquid water in bulk, nanoconfined, and biological environments; a range of other topics in complex systems, such as quantifying correlations among the constituents of the Alzheimer brain, and quantifying fluctuations in noncoding and coding DNA sequences, interbeat intervals of the healthy and diseased heart

Prof. Nenad Trinajstic
Department of Physical Chemistry, The Rugjer Boskovic Institute, Bijenicka 54, P.O.Box 102, HR-10002 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel. +385 01 468 0095
Website: http://tkojetko.irb.hr/znanstvenikDetalji.php?sifznan=1614
Interests: chemical graph theory; combinatorial chemistry; molecular modeling; computational chemistry
Contribution: Special Issue: Structure-Property/Activity Modeling of Polyphenols

Prof. Dr. António J. C. Varandas
Departamento de Quimica, Universidade de Coimbra, 3004-535 Coimbra, Portugal
Tel. +351 239 835867; Fax: +351 239 835867/827703
Website: http://www.uc.pt/fctuc/dquimica
Interests: potential energy surfaces; electronic structure calculations; intermolecular forces; chemical dynamics; non-adiabatic effects; chemistry of atmospheric ozone

Prof. Dr. Alexandre Varnek
Laboratoire de Chémoinformatique, UMR 7140 CNRS, Université de Strasbourg, 1, rue B. Pascal, Strasbourg 67000, France
Tel. +33 390 24 15 60; Fax: +33 390 24 15 89
Website: http://infochim.u-strasbg.fr/
Interests: QSAR/QSPR; virtual screening; \"in silico\" design; databases development; \"host-guest\" complexes; ADME/Tox; metal complexation

Prof. Dr. Gérard Vergoten
UMR CNRS 8576, Glycobiologie Structurale et Fonctionnelle, University of Science and Technology, 59655 Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
Interests: molecular modeling; empirical force fields; vibrational spectroscopy; molecular dynamics; computational chemistry

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