Dr. Bal’zhinimaev completed his doctorate at the Boreskov Institute of Catalysis in 1978. Then, he studied successfully the light olefin epoxidation and SO2 oxidation. Starting from 1991 as a head of research group he performed a number R&D projects related to light paraffins activation, acid catalysis, application of novel materials like glass fiber in oxidative and environmental catalysis. Dr. Bal’zhinimaev was Member of Editorial Board of Green Chemistry, Journal of Natural Gas Chemistry, Journal of Energy Chemistry. He is member of Russian Mendeleev Chemical Society, ACS, Scientific Counsil on Catalysis of Russian Academy of Sciences.