1st Edition

Innovations in Green Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

Edited By Shrikaant Kulkarni Copyright 2023
    307 Pages 124 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book discusses how greener synthetic pathways are amenable and productive for the synthesis of novel nanomaterials. It furthers the integration of advances in green nanoscience and nanotechnology, including pathways dedicated to the design, development, and fabrication of a range of products and devices. Topics such as green nanotechnology for advanced energy systems, sustainable delivery systems, medicine, agri-nanotechnology for sustainable agriculture, nanotechnology in crop protection, and nanotechnology for soil conservation are included.


    • Provides a holistic view of green nanotechnology and its applications
    • Places an emphasis on synthesis, characterization, and applications of green nanomaterials
    • Discusses the development of innovative green synthetic pathways to produce novel biomaterials
    • Includes characterization tools used in the material synthesis via green synthetic pathways
    • Advocates green nanotechnology solutions for sustainability and energy

    This book is aimed at researchers and professionals in nanotechnology, green chemistry, and chemical engineering.

    Section I: Green Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Characterization

    1. Green Synthesis, Characterization and Applications of Quantum Dots

    Varinder Singh, Heena, and Jatinder Singh Aulakh

    2. Biopolymer-Based Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization, and Applications

    Shweta Kashid and Kalpana Joshi

    3. Enhancement of Permeation Rate of Rifabutin Using Encapsulation of Lipid-Based Nanoparticles through Chicken Ileum by Statistical Optimization Approach

    Om M. Bagade and Priyanka E. Doke-Bagade

    4. Green Synthesis of Visible Light-Driven g-C3N4-Based Composites for Wastewater Treatment

    Akash Balakrishnan and Mahendra Chinthala

    5. Plant-Based Antimicrobial Nanofilms

    Kavita Kulkarni, Yogesh Chendake, and Anand Kulkarni

    Section II: Green Nanomaterials: Applications in Bio-Medicine, Drug Delivery, Energy, Sensing and Other

    6. Natural Origin Biodegradable Polymer Bandages and Structures Loaded with Nanomedicines for Biomedical Applications

    Sonali Dhamal, Yogesh Chendake, and Sachin Chavan

    7. Callus-Derived Bioactive Nanomaterials for Sustainable Drug Delivery

    Neha Saini, Prem Pandey, and Atul Kulkarni

    8. Green and Environment-Friendly Graphene Quantum Dots (GQDs) with State-of-the-Art Performance for Sustainable Energy Conversion and Storage

    Shikha Gulati, Sanjay Kumar, and Suvidha Sehrawat

    9. Green Nanotechnology: Applications in Medicine

    Anam Rais, Itika Varshney, Sunil Kumar, Vimal Kumar, and Tulika Prasad

    10. The Era of Green Nanomaterials for Sensing

    Shashwati Wankar, Swapnali Walake, Rutuja Gumathannavar, Nidhi Sapre, and Atul Kulkarni

    11. Agro-Industrial Wastes-Derived Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis and Multi-faceted Applications

    Sakshi Kabra Malpani, Rajesh Kumar Meena, Stuti Katara, and Deepti Goyal

    Section III: Green Nanomaterials: Case Studies

    12. Case Studies on Applications of Green Nanotechnology

    Nidhi Jain and Mona Kejariwal

    13. Case Studies on Multifunctional Green Quantum Dots – From Lab Bench to Commercialization

    Sayoni Sarkar and Ajit R. Kulkarni


    Shrikaant Kulkarni, PhD, is currently an Adjunct Professor in Science & Technology department, Vishwakarma University, Pune, India. Dr. Kulkarni is an academician and researcher for 39 years Dr. Kulkarni has delivered invited lectures conducted sessions at national and international conferences as well as faculty development programs. He worked as a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Padm. Dr. V. B. Kolte College of Engineering, Malkapur (M.S.), India. He has been teaching subjects such as engineering chemistry, green chemistry, nanotechnology, analytical chemistry, catalysis, chemical engineering materials, industrial organization, and management, to name a few. He has published over 100 research papers in national and international journals and conferences. He has authored 36 book chapters in CRC, Springer Nature, CRC, AAP press, Elsevier, Wiley, IET books. He has edited five books in green engineering and Green Nanoscience & Nanotechnology published by Apple Academic Press/CRC Press. Another three books are in the offing. He authored four textbooks too and worked as a resource person for many national and international events. Dr. Kulkarni possesses M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Chemistry apart from Master degrees in Economics, Business Management and Political Science. He has expertise in the field of Material Science, Green Chemistry & Engineering, Analytical Chemistry, Green Nanoscience & Nanotechnology.