1st Edition

Advances in Green and Sustainable Nanomaterials Applications in Energy, Biomedicine, Agriculture, and Environmental Science

Edited By Megh R. Goyal, Shrikaant Kulkarni Copyright 2024
    402 Pages 8 Color & 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    402 Pages 8 Color & 13 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    Sustainable development has been gaining momentum in the modern world, and the use of nanomaterials in various applications is expanding. This volume explores the increasing valuable use of green nanomaterials in energy production and storage, in biomedical applications, and for agricultural and environmental sustainability. Providing an overview of the synthesis, characterization, and applications of green and sustainable nanomaterials, the volume presents a varied selection of examples in practice.

    Key features include:

    • Provides valuable information on standard protocols for the synthesis of green nanomaterials
    • Promotes advanced technologies for applications of green and sustainable nanomaterials
    • Demonstrates numerous characterization tools for working with sustainable nanomaterials
    • Explores application areas of the synthesized nanomaterials



    1. Innovative Graphene Thermoelectric Nanomaterials for Production and Conversion of Green Energy

    Nisha Verma, Sonal, and Rohidas G. Bhoi

    2. Eco-Friendly Applications of Graphene Nanomaterials in Energy Storage Devices: A Review

    Shrut M. Desai and Shrikaant Kulkarni

    3. Advances in High Volumetric Density Carbon Nanotubes for Electrochemical Energy Storage

    Shrut M. Desai, Amol N. Joshi, and Shrikaant Kulkarni

    4. Application of Nanomaterial Modified Membrane Filters for Separation of Heavy Metal Pollutants

    Pallavi Mahajan Tatpate, Supriya Dhume, and Yogesh Chendake, and Sachin Chavan


    5. Green Nanotechnology for Renovating Phytomedicines

    Garima Shandilya, Yogesh Chendake, and Sachin Chavan

    6. Green Nanomaterials as a Boon to Biomedical Engineering

    Nidhi Jain

    7. Trends in Green Synthesis of Carbon-Based Nanostructures

    Divya Neravathu Gopi and N. K. Athira

    8. Applications of Biodegradable Polymeric Biomaterials in Biomedical Science

    Saswati Mishra and Anindita Behera


    9. Role of Green Nanomaterials in Sustainable Agriculture

    Hemlata Karne and Shrikaant Kulkarni

    10. Green Agricultural Waste-derived Silica Nanoparticles as Catalyst Support Materials

    Sakshi Kabra Malpani and Deepti Goyal

    11. Green Synthesis of Nanomaterials for Photocatalytic Biodegradation of Pollutants in Wastewater

    Akash Balakrishnan and Mahendra Chinthala


    Megh R. Goyal, PhD, PE, is a Retired Professor in Agricultural and Biomedical Engineering from the General Engineering Department in the College of Engineering at the University of Puerto Rico–Mayaguez Campus. He has worked as a Soil Conservation Inspector and as a Research Assistant at Haryana Agricultural University and Ohio State University. He was the first agricultural engineer to receive the professional license in Agricultural Engineering from the College of Engineers and Surveyors of Puerto Rico and was proclaimed as the "Father of Irrigation Engineering in Puerto Rico for the twentieth century" by the ASABE, Puerto Rico Section, for his pioneering work on micro irrigation, evapotranspiration, agroclimatology, and soil and water engineering. During his professional career of over 52 years, he has received many prestigious awards. A prolific author and editor, he has written over 200 journal articles and several textbooks and has edited over 100 books. He has also received many awards for his work.

    Shrikaant Kulkarni, PhD, has 37 years of teaching and research experience at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. He is currently an Adjunct Professor in the Faculty of Science and Technology at Vishwakarma University, Pune, India. He has published over 100 research papers and authored 30 book chapters in CRC, Springer, and Elsevier books. He has edited several books on green engineering and renewable materials and coauthored four chemistry textbooks. He has been invited by UNESCO to give a talk on "Green Chemistry Education for Sustainable Development" at the IUPAC international conference on green chemistry held at Bangkok (Thailand) and is an esteemed team member of the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (UNCSD).