This edited book of proceedings is a collection of nineteen selected and peer-reviewed contributions from the Virtual Conference on Chemistry and its Applications (VCCA-2022). VCCA-2022 was held online from 8th to 12th August 2022. The theme of the conference was "Resilience and Sustainable Research through Basic Sciences". 500 participants from 55 countries participated in VCCA-2022. This volume 1 reflects the chapters covering chemical and biochemical aspects.
Prof. Ponnadurai Ramasami, CSci, CChem, FRSC, FICCE, MMast, received his PhD in Physical Chemistry and became full Professor in 2013. He leads the Computational Chemistry Group, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science at the University of Mauritius. The research group focuses on the use of computational methods to solve chemistry and interdisciplinary problems. The group is particularly interested to collaborate with experimentalists and try to use computational methods to complement experimental research. He has already published 260 research papers in peer-reviewed journals and he has edited several books. He is the chairman of the annual Virtual Conference on Chemistry and its Applications.