Iyad Karamé, PhD. He is a professor at the Faculty of sciences in the Lebanese University in Beirut. Director of the Organometallic Catalysis and Materials Laboratory, in the department of Chemistry. He got his PhD degree from Claude Bernard-Lyon 1 university in France in January 2004. He was an assistant professor and researcher (ATER) at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon, France, for one year (2004-2005). A researcher at the Leibniz Institut für Katalyse in Rostock (Germany) (2005-2006) and then at the Laboratory of Organometallic Chemistry of surface, CPE-Lyon till 2008. His principal axis of research are Organometallic Catalysis, Green Chemistry, CO2 chemistry and Synthesis of chelating macrocyles for the complexation of metals.