Dr Pellicane is an Associate Professor in the School of Chemistry and Physics, at the University of Kwazulu-Natal (South Africa), where he works since 2011. He took his PhD in Physics at the University of Messina (Italy) in 2001. He is the author of more than 60 peer-reviewed articles indexed in the web of Science – core collection database. His field of expertise is the theory and computer simulation of simple/complex fluids. He has acted as a reviewer for several international journals operating in the field of chemical physics, physical chemistry, theoretical condensed matter physics, polymer science.