1st Edition

Eco-Materials and Green Energy for a Sustainable Future

    416 Pages 75 Color & 92 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    Eco-Materials and Green Energy for a Sustainable Future emphasizes the synergy between eco-materials and green energy solutions, highlighting their combined power to reduce carbon emissions, conserve resources, and create a more resilient and sustainable future. It provides a detailed discussion on cutting-edge green energy technologies and their potential to transform the energy landscape.

    Covering a range of applications and emerging technologies that are moving towards sustainable and green energy, the book includes topics on nano-batteries, nanoparticle treatments of toxic textile industry wastewater, and green building materials. It explores thin-film solar cells and luminescent materials in solar energy. The book considers green synthesis methods, such as plant extracts and microorganisms, with applications in regenerative medicine.

    The book will interest researchers and senior undergraduate and graduate students studying renewable energy sources, green materials engineering and chemistry, and sustainability.

    1. Exploring Green Materials for Building a Sustainable Future: Need, Challenges & Strategies. 
    Rohit Jakhar and Sarika Jain
    2. Numerical Simulation Studies on CdTe-based Solar Cells. 
    Anju Rani, Mrinal Dutta, Chander Shekhar, and Ayana Bhaduri
    3. Green Synthesis of Nanomaterials and their Applications for Sustainable Environment. 
    Khushbu Jain, Krishna Kumar Yadav, and Neeru Dabas
    4. Chitosan nanoparticles: Sustainable and eco-friendly materials for advancing nanotechnological applications. 
    Renuka, Anand Salvi, Sonika Charak, Manish Shandilya, and Joydeep Dutta
    5. Eco-materials: Opportunity, Applications, and Challenges. 
    Yogesh Kumar Sonia and  Sapna Meena
    6. Green Synthesis of Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles: Sustainable Approaches for Biomedical Advancements. 
    Prabha, Sudip Majumder, Chandra Mohan Srivastava, Sonika Charak, and Manish Shandilya
    7. Sustainable Green Synthesized Metal Oxide Nanoparticles: Characterization and Applications. 
    Ishita Kapil, Pinky Yadav, Ritik Kumar, Sachin Vats, and Ayana Bhaduri
    8. Meshfree Radial Basis Function Pseudo-Spectral Computation of
    Nano-fuels in Triple-layer Magnetic Interfacial Flow. 
    Rajesh Kumar Chandrawat, , Gurpreet Singh Bhatia, and Deepak Kumar, O. Anwar Bég, and S. Kuharat
    9. CFD Modelling of Combustion and NOX Production in a Propulsion Duct with Aspect Ratio Effects. 
    O. Anwar Bég, Theo Morand, Tasveer A Bég, S. Kuharat, B. Vasu, Henry J. Leonard, and Martin L. Burby
    10. Optimal Control Analysis on the Coupled Climate-Economy-Biosphere (CoCEB) Model.. 
    Godfrey Shoko and Sachin Shaw
    11. Enhancement of Double-Pipe Heat Exchangers with Al2O3 Nanofluid: Numerical Investigations with Two Configurations. 
    Iman Bashtani and Javad Abolfazli Esfahani
    12. Applications of Ionic Liquids Based Electrolytes in Batteries. 
    Bibi Shaguftah Khatoon, Himanshu Arora, Ritika Gera, Md Abrar Siddiquee, Manoj Kumar Banjare, Kamalakanta Behera, Kamal Nayan Sharma
    13. TiO2 Nanotube: Synthesis, Properties and Applications. 
    Partha Roy and Hemant Joshi
    14. Two-Way Fluid-Structure Interaction Hydroelastic Simulation of Vibrating Membranes with Applications in Marine Renewable Wave Power. 
    O. Anwar Bég,  S. Kuharat, Tasveer A. Bég, J. Pattison, Ali Kadir, 
    Henry J. Leonard, and W.S. Jouri
    15. Schiff Bases and Their Transition Metal Complexes Composites as Energy Storage Materials. 
    Nisha Yadav and Gyandshwar Kumar Rao


    Dr. Amit Soni has 22 years of experience with academic and administrative exposure, including 3 years of industrial experience in RRVPNL, Jaipur. He is currently working as Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur, where he also serves as the Director SEEC (School of Electrical, Electronics & Communication). In addition, he is the CEO of the Atal Incubation Center (AIC) at Manipal University Jaipur. Dr. Soni has published 110 research papers which include reputed SCI International Journals (31) with high impact Q1 & Q2 journals and Scopus indexed conferences (79) at National and International level. He has successfully supervised 5 PhDs and 6 research scholars are currently working under his supervision. He has worked as PI for DST SERB and Co-PI for CSIR Research project funded research project in collaboration with MLSU, Udaipur and NIT, Uttarakhand. Dr. Soni is life member of Optica, Solar Energy Society of India, Member ISTE, India, and IEEE, USA.

    Dr. Dharmendra Tripathi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand. Prior to joining NIT Uttarakhand, he has worked more than 12 years as faculty member in various reputed institutions like Manipal University Jaipur, NIT Delhi, IIT Ropar, and BITS Pilani Hyderabad. He completed his PhD in Applied Mathematics (Mathematical Modelling of Physiological flows) in 2009 from Indian Institute of Technology BHU and MSc in Mathematics from Banaras Hindu University. Dr. Tripathi has published more than 200 papers in reputed international journals, 4 edited books, 10 book chapters, and presented over 40 papers in International and National Conferences. He has supervised 8 PhD students and 3 are currently working under his supervision. He has received the best faculty award in 2022 from NIT Uttarakhand for outstanding contribution in teaching, research, and administration. Dr. Tripathi is a lifetime member of various professional bodies, member of editorial board of five journals, and reviewer of more than 50 International Journals.

    Dr. Jagrati Sahariya is an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand with over 11 years of teaching experience. She received her Ph.D. degree in 2012 in the field of electronic structure calculation and Compton scattering. For the past 11 years, she has been working in the field of γ-ray scattering and band structure calculations. Dr. Sahariya has published more than 100 papers in peer reviewed international journals of high impact factor and repute conferences proceedings, 10 book chapters, and 2 edited books. She has supervised 2 Ph.D. students and currently 2 are working under her guidance. She has also executed 2 research projects funded by SERB, New Delhi and research project sponsored by CSIR, New Delhi is ongoing. She has organized several conferences, workshops, FDP and STC and edited the 4 Scopus indexed conference proceedings. She is a reviewer for several reputed International Journals of high impact factors.

    Dr. Kamal Nayan Sharma is an Assistant Professor of Chemistry in the Amity School of Applied Sciences, Amity University Haryana, Gurugram. He has recently been honored with the prestigious SIRE (SERB International Research Experience) fellowship by Science and Engineering Research Board (Govt. of India). Presently, he is on deputation as a SERB-SIRE awardee at the University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand for 6 months. Dr. Sharma has 31 publications in esteemed international journals of high impact factors, such as Nanoscale, Organometallics, Chemical Communications, Dalton Transaction, Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry, Tetrahedron Letters, etc. His research has garnered an h-index of 17 and an i-10 index of 21, along with more than 850 citations. He has served as a reviewer in various international journals. He currently guides two Ph.D. students and has supervised several master's students in their project work.