Vladimir Mordkovich has completed his PhD from Moscow State University, Russia and then Dr.Sci. from Institute for Materials Science Problems, Ukraine. He spent 11 years in Japan as a senior researcher in governmental and corporate projects and then returned to Russia to become a head of a New Chemical Technologies and Nanomaterials department at Technological Institute for Superhard and Novel Carbon Materials and also a CTO of INFRA Technology Ltd., an international technology company in gas-to-liquid and gas-to-solid technologies. He has published more than 150 papers in reputed journals and authored 52 patents