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JOSE A. RODRIGUEZ is a tenured Senior Chemist at Brookhaven National Laboratory and an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Chemistry at SUNY Stony Brook. He has moderated sessions for meetings of the North American Catalysis Society, the American Chemical Society, the San Luis International Symposium on Surfaces, Interfaces and Catalysis, and the DOE National Laboratory Catalysis Conference. Additionally, he serves on the editorial board of Surface Science, has been a guest editor for the Journal of Molecular Catalysis, and frequently reviews articles for other journals such as Science, Angewandte Chemie, the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Physical Review Letters, the Journal of Physical Chemistry, Physical Review B, and Catalysis Letters. MARCOS FERNANDEZ-GARCIA has served on the research staff at the Institute of Catalysis and Petrochemicals in Madrid since 1999. He coedited a book entitled Supported Metals in Catalysis in 2004 with Prof. J. A. Anderson and has written 12 chapters in scientific books. He is a regular referee for the Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Physical Chemistry, Journal of Catalysis, Applied Catalysis B, Green Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry - Chemical Physics.