Dr. Peter Kusch studied chemistry at the Pedagogical University in Opole and doctorate in organic chemical technology at the Poznań University of Technology, Poland. From 1977 to 1988 he has worked as an analytical chemist and adjunct at the Institute of Heavy Organic Synthesis 'Blachownia” (Kędzierzyn-Koźle, Poland). After moving with the family to Germany, he has worked for several years in the Fischer Labor- und Verfahrenstechnik GmbH company (Meckenheim/Bonn, Germany) as laboratory manager and specialist for the analytical pyrolysis and gas chromatography. From 1998 until his retirement in 2018 he was a scientific co-worker at the Department of Natural Sciences of the Bonn-Rhein-Sieg University of Applied Sciences in Rheinbach, Germany. He has been author/coauthor of over 90 scientific publications, 1 book, 11 invited book chapters, and 11 patents in the area of chromatography, mass spectrometry, analytical pyrolysis, and chemical technology. Peter Kusch is reviewer for several international journals in the area of analytical chemistry. He is the Editorial Board Member of the journal Polymer Testing and the Member of the American Chemical Society (ACS).