1st Edition

Chemical Technology and Informatics in Chemistry with Applications

    376 Pages 21 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    376 Pages 21 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    368 Pages 21 Color & 81 B/W Illustrations
    by Apple Academic Press

    This volume reflects the huge breadth and diversity in research and the application of industrial and engineering chemistry and cheminformatics. The book presents cutting-edge research developments and new insights that emphasize the vibrancy of industrial and engineering chemistry and cheminformatics today.

    The first section of the book focuses on new insights in engineering chemistry while the second part looks at the promising future and novel approaches in chemical informatics, which has vast implications for industrial and pharmaceutical applications. Several chapters examine various industrial processes for emerging materials and determine practical use under a wide range of conditions, helping to establish what is needed to produce a new generation of materials.

    PART I New Insights in Engineering Chemistry

    1. Use of Probiotics as a Feed in Aquaculture: A Review

    Vidhya Hindu S., Natarajan Chandrasekaran, Amitava Mukherjee, and John Thomas

    2. Experimental Investigation of Carbonization Processes in the Formation of Foam-Based Epoxy Resin

    Containing Carbon Nanoparticles

    S. G. Shuklin, D. S. Shuklin, and A. V. Vakhrushev

    3. Use of Genetic Algorithms to Solve Optimization Problems: A Critical Overview and a Vision for the Future

    Sukanchan Palit

    4. Beer, All a Science, Alcohol: Analysis and Quality Testing at Multiple Brewery Stages

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    5. Ozonation of Industrial Wastewater and the Future of Industrial Pollution Control: A Critical Review and a Vision for the Future

    Sukanchan Palit

    6. Novel Applications of Multiferroic Heterostructures

    Ann Rose Abraham, Sabu Thomas, and Nandakumar Kalarikkal

    7. THz Generation from Gallium Arsenide Semiconductor Surfaces and Its Application in Spectroscopy

    M. Venkatesh, Ganesh Damarla, and A. K. Chaudhary

    8. Multiferroic Polymer Film Composites for Memory Application

    Rehana P. Ummer and Nandakumar Kalarikkal

    9. Chlorofluorocarbons, Ozone Levels Evaluation, People Actions, Tropospheric O3, and Air Quality

    Francisco Torrens and Gloria Castellano

    PART II Chemical Informatics

    10. Lignin Utilization as a Wood Surface Coating and Its Role in Feasibility Assessment of Lignocellulose-Based Bioethanol in Indonesia: A Cheminformatics Approach

    Teuku Beuna Bardant, Heru Susanto, and Arief Amier Rahman Setiawan

    11. A Shifting Paradigm of a Chemistry Methods Approach: Cheminformatics

    Heru Susanto, Ching Kang Chen, Teuku Beuna Bardant, and Arief Amier Rahman Setiawan

    12. Informatics for Sciences: A Novel Approach

    Heru Susanto, Ching Kang Chen, and Teuku Beuna Bardant

    13. The Shifting Paradigm of the Emerging Technology of Information and Communication Technology:

    Cheminformatics, to the Benefit of Science

    Heru Susanto

    14. High-Performance Grid Computing for Cheminformatics

    Heru Susanto, Fang-Yie Leu, and Ching Kang Chen

    15. High-Performance Grid Computing for Science: A Review

    Heru Susanto, Fang-Yie Leu, and Ching Kang Chen


    Alexander V. Vakhrushev, DSc, is Professor at the M.T. Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University in Izhevsk, Russia, where he teaches theory, calculating, and design of nano- and microsystems. He is also the Chief Researcher of the Department of Information-Measuring Systems of the Institute of Mechanics of the Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Head of the Department of Nanotechnology and Microsystems of Kalashnikov Izhevsk State Technical University. He is a corresponding member of the Russian Engineering Academy. He has over 400 publications to his name, including monographs, articles, reports, reviews, and patents.

    Omari V. Mukbaniani, DSc, is Professor and Chair of the Macromolecular Chemistry Department of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Tbilisi, Georgia. He is also the Director of the Institute of Macromolecular Chemistry at that University. He is a member of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Georgia and was a member of the advisory and editorial boards of the Journal Proceedings of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University (Chemical Series) and a contributing editor to the journals Polymer News, Polymers Research Journal, and Chemistry and Chemical Technology.

    Heru Susanto, PhD, is currently Head of the Information Department and a researcher at the Indonesian Institute of Sciences, Computational Science & IT Governance Research Group. At present he is also an Honorary Professor and Visiting Scholar at the Department of Information Management, College of Management, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan. Dr. Susanto has worked as an IT professional in several roles, including Web Division Head of IT Strategic Management at Indomobil Group Corporation and Prince Muqrin Chair for Information Security Technologies at King Saud University. His research interests are in the areas of information security, IT governance, computational sciences, business process reengineering, and e-marketing.