The author, William E. Ford, is a researcher and inventor.

He studied chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley, worked in the United States and in Germany, and is the author or co-author of over 50 scientific articles.

During his professional activities he has strived to apply his knowledge to protecting our planet.
His 
research has focused on the development of new methods for capturing solar energy.

Like Tamara, he loves animals and wants to help ensure that they receive greater respect from mankind.