1st Edition

Advanced Materials towards Energy Sustainability Theory and Implementations

Edited By Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim, Poppy Puspitasari Copyright 2023
    212 Pages 74 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Industry 4.0 is revolutionizing the way companies manufacture, improve, and distribute their products. It demands the application of renewable energy using advanced materials. Renewable energy is reshaping the fields of industry, agriculture, and households, providing reliable power supplies and fuel diversification. This enhances energy security, lowers the risk of fuel spills, and reduces the need for imported fuels. Examples of material applications used for renewable energy are photovoltaic, solar cells, which can be used in agriculture. This volume has a diverse audience including students, researchers, and academics engaged in materials and renewable energy.

    Features :

    • Presents latest research on renewable energy in relation to urbanization, industrialization, and the environment.        
    • Provides in-depth discussion on modeling and simulation using latest techniques.       
    • Provides technical exposure for the readers on advanced materials. 
    • Provides numerous examples on properties of biomaterials and their future prospect.        
    • Provides up-to-date information on functional materials for industrial application.

    Chapter 1 Introduction
    Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim and Poppy Puspitasari
    Chapter 2 Physical and Magnetic Properties of Nickel Cobalt Oxide (NiCO2O4) as A Promising Materials for Supercapacitor Synthesized by Self-Combustion Method
    Poppy Puspitasari, Chandra Setiawan Putra, Avita Ayu Permanasari, Diki Dwi Purnomo and Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim
    Chapter 3 Variety of agricultural machine innovations by utilizing renewable energy
    Riana Nurmalasari, Poppy Puspitasari and Marsono 

    Chapter 4 Off-axis reflectors for concentrated solar photovoltaics applications
    Ramsundar Sivasubramanian, Chockalingam Aravind Vaithilingam, Sridhar Sripadmanabhan Indira, Chong Kok Keong and Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim
    Chapter 5 Modelling the Feasibility of Using Solar PV Technology for Residential Homes in Brunei Darussalam
    Saiful Azmi Husain, Nur Liyana Asnan and Ten Ru Yuh
    Chapter 6 Synthesis techniques and applications of graphene and its derivatives
    Hamidatu Alhassan, Yvonne Soon Ying Woan, Anwar Usman and Voo Nyuk Yoong
    Chapter 7 Chitin and Chitosan: Isolation, Deacetylation, and Prospective Biomedical, Cosmetic, and Food Applications
    Nurul ‘Aqilah Rosman, Mimi Asyiqin Asrahwi, Nur Alimatul Hakimah Narudin, Mohd Syaadii Mohd Sahid, Rosmaya Dewi, Norazanita Shamsuddin, Muhammad Roil Bilad, Eny Kusrini, Jonathan Hobley and Anwar Usman
    Chapter 8 Quantum Dots: From Synthesis to Biomedical and Biological Applications
    Nurulizzatul Ningsheh Mohammad Shahri, Taqiyyuddin Akram Aidil, Junaidi H. Samat, Cristina Pei Ying Kong, Nurul Amanina A. Suhaimi, Ensan Waatriah E. S. Shahrin, Aisyah Farhanah Abdul Majid, Abdul Hanif Mahadi, Muhammad Nur and Anwar Usman

    Chapter 9 Biopolymers: Sources, Chemical Structures, and Applications
    Cai Jen Sia, Lee Hoon Lim and Anwar Usman

    Chapter 10 Conclusion and Future Prospects
    Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim and Poppy Puspitasari


    Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim

    Samsul Ariffin Abdul Karim is an Associate Professor with Software Engineering Programme, Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS), Malaysia. He is Core Member for Data Technologies and Applications (DaTA) Research Group, Faculty of Computing and Informatics, Universiti Malaysia Sabah. He obtained his PhD in Mathematics from Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM). He is a Professional Technologists registered with Malaysia Board of Technologists (MBOT), No. Perakuan PT21030227. His research interest includes numerical analysis, machine learning, approximation theory, optimization, science, and engineering education as well as wavelets. He has published more than 160 papers in Journals and Conferences including three Edited Conferences Volume and 80 book chapters. He was the recipient of Effective Education Delivery Award and Publication Award (Journal & Conference Paper), UTP Quality Day 2010, 2011 and 2012, respectively. He was Certified WOLFRAM Technology Associate, Mathematica Student Level. He also has published thirteen books with Springer Publishing including six books with Studies in Systems, Decision and Control (SSDC) series, two book with Taylor and Francis/CRC Press, one book with IntechOpen and one book with UTP Press. Recently he has received Book Publication Award in UTP Quality Day 2020 for book Water Quality Index (WQI) Prediction Using Multiple Linear Fuzzy Regression: Case Study in Perak River, Malaysia, that was published by SpringerBriefs in Water Science and Technology in 2020.

    Poppy Puspitasari

    Poppy Puspitasari is Associate Professor at Universitas Negeri Malang, Indonesia. She works as a lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department since 2008. She has published more than 200 papers in Journals and Conferences and 10 books about nanomaterials and their applications. She has H-Index Scopus of 10 and Google Scholar H-Index of 13 with 10 Indonesian Patents. She has received several awards such as gold medals in EDX UTP, ITEX UTP, and IENA Germany. She also received awards of the best lecturer in Indonesia and at Universitas Negeri Malang