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Nivaldo Tro is a professor of chemistry at Westmont College in Santa Barbara,California. He has been honored as Westmont's outstanding teacher of the year three times and has also received the college's outstanding researcher of the year award. Professor Tro is best known for his chemistry textbooks, which are used at over 600 colleges and universities around the world and which have been translated into five different languages including Korean,Chinese, Italian, Greek, and French.