Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications
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Nanomaterials for Environmental Applications offers a comprehensive review of the latest advances in nanomaterials-based technologies for the treatment of emerging contaminants in wastewater. It describes the latest developments in synthesis protocols, including synthesis of different kinds of nanostructure materials using various physical and chemical methods.
- Discusses the synthesis and characterization of important nanomaterials such as carbon nanostructures, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, polymer nanostructures, and smart 1-3D nanomaterials
- Presents the latest techniques used in the characterization of nanomaterials
- Covers environmental applications including the remediation of pollutants in wastewater and water purification and disinfection
- Examines sources, fate, transport, and ecotoxicology of nanomaterials in the environment
Aimed at researchers and industry professionals, this work will be of interest to chemical, environmental, and materials engineers concerned with the application of advanced materials for environmental and water remediation.
Table of Contents
1. Environmental Remediation Applications of Nanomaterials – An Overview. 2. Nanomaterial-Based Techniques for Environmental Remediation and Applications. 3. Zero Dimensional Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation. 4. One Dimensional Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation. 5. Two Dimensional Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation. 6. Three Dimensional Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation. 7. Polymer-based Nanomaterials for Water Remediation. 8. Layered Double Hydroxides Nanomaterials for Water Remediation. 9. Metal Oxides Based Nano Semiconductors Photocataysts for Wastewater Treatment. 10. Magnetic Nanophotocatalysts for Wastewater Remediation. 11. Alumina-Based Adsorbents for Wastewater Treatment. 12. Silica Nanomaterials for Water Remediation. 13. Modified Ion-Exchangers for Wastewater Purifications. 14. Antimicrobial Nanomaterials for Water Disinfection. 15. Nanomaterials in the Environment: Sources, Fate, Transport, and Ecotoxicology
Mohamed A. Barakat is Professor of Environmental Sciences at King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He is highly qualified in the fields of Industrial Waste Management and Pollution Control, as well as Catalysis and Nanotechnology. Experience includes academic research works in Japan, Germany, the United States, and Saudi Arabia, as well as initiating and leading industrial research projects in Egypt, and jointly with the United States. He has published 135 papers in ISI journals, 2 patents, 8 book chapters, and 55 presentations in international conferences. His citation is about 7500 with H- index of 40. He was awarded many awards such as; KSA- ISESCO Environmental Management award-2019, Jeddah Prize of Creatives, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia (2018), Annual Publications awards, KAU University, Saudi Arabia (2011-2018), Award of Environmental Research, Academy of Scientific Research and Technology, Egypt (2003-2013), and King Hassan II Prize for Environment, Morocco (2008). He supervised more than 20 M.Sc. and Ph.D. theses, and established a new Laboratory for Advanced Technologies for Wastes Treatment in the Department of Environmental Sciences, KAU.
Rajeev Kumar received M. Phil (2008) and Ph.D. degree in Applied Chemistry (2011) from Aligarh Muslim University, India. He is currently working as Associate Professor at the Environmental Science Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. His research activities are in the areas of wastewater treatment and materials science. Rajeev studies the adsorption and photocatalytic properties of nanomaterials for the removal of contaminants from wastewater. He has completed 14 research projects and published 84 research articles and 5 book chapters with total citations about 2600 and H index 27. He is actively involved in the M.Sc. and Ph.D. thesis supervision. He was received the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Award for Environmental Management in the Islamic World, Second Prize, Best researcher, Edition 2018-2019.