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ISBN 9780367633073
December 15, 2021 Forthcoming by CRC Press
544 Pages 170 B/W Illustrations

 
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Offering a comprehensive view, Nanomaterials for Water Treatment and Remediation explores recent developments in the use of advanced nanomaterials (ANMs) for water treatment and remediation. In-depth reaction mechanisms in water treatment technologies including adsorption, catalysis, and membrane filtration for water purification using ANMs are discussed in detail. It includes investigation of fabrication processes of nanostructured materials and fundamental aspects of surface at the nanoscale. The book also covers removal of water-borne pathogens and microbes through a photochemical approach.

  • Explains various chemical treatments for the removal and separation of hazardous dyes, organic pollutants, pharmaceuticals, and heavy metals from aqueous solutions, including adsorption, advanced oxidation process, and photocatalysis
  • Discusses rational design of nanoporous materials with tunable pore structure and fabrication of nanomaterials by surface chemistry engineering
  • Covers the role of nanomaterials-assisted oxidation and reduction processes, design of nano-assisted membrane-based separation, and multifunctional nanomaterials and nanodevices for water treatment
  • Provides an understanding of the structure-activity relationship and stability of ANMs under critical experimental conditions
  • Identifies potential challenges in application of multifunctional ANMs for future research

Detailing an innovative approach, this text is aimed at researchers and industry professionals in chemical, materials, and environmental engineering, as well as related fields, interested in application of advanced materials to water treatment and remediation.

Table of Contents

1. Advancement of Nanomaterials for Water Treatment. 2. Oxides-Based Nanomaterials for Dye Removal 3. Graphitic Carbon Nanocomposites as Photocatalysts for Organic Pollutant Degradation. 4. 2D Materials for Wastewater Treatments. 5. Hybrid Nanomaterials for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Water. 6. Polymer-Based Nanocomposite Application in Wastewater Treatments. 7. Functionalized Nanoparticles as Adsorbents for Water Purification. 8. Application of Nanoparticles for Disinfection and Antimicrobial Activity. 9. Magnetic Nanophotocatalysts for Wastewater Remediation. 10. Graphene and Porous Carbon-Based Adsorbents for Wastewater Treatment. 11. Plasmonic Nanomaterials for Remediation of Water and Wastewater. 12. MXene-Based Nanoarchitectures in Toxic Metals Removal from Wastewater. 13. Nanomaterials for Antibiotic Removal from Wastewater. 14. Polymeric Membranes for Water Treatments. 15. Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pharmaceutical Waste. 16. Zero-Valent Metal Nanoparticle and Composites for Wastewater Treatment. 17. Large-Scale Application of Nanomaterials for Water Treatments: Challenges and Future Aspects

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Biography

Srabanti Ghosh received her PhD degree in Chemistry from UGC-DAE Consortium for Scientific Research, Kolkata Centre, and Jadavpur University, India and completed postdoctoral programs at the University of Paris SUD, France (Marie Curie Cofund). She also worked as a CSIR-SRA (Scientists' Pool Scheme) in Central Glass and Ceramic Research Institute, Kolkata, India. She worked as GOT ENERGY TALENT (GET) Cofund Marie Curie Fellow Researcher (MSCA COFUND) in UNIVERSIDAD DE ALCALA, Spain. Her main research interests include synthesis, characterization of functional materials at nanoscale and their photoelectrochemical properties for energy conversion devices, photocatalysts, electrocatalysts, fuel cells and biosensors applications. She co-authored 64 publications in international scientific journals, 1 patent and 72 contributions to scientific conferences. She contributed 16 book chapters covering the large fields of polymer, nanomaterials, and photocatalysis, edited 3 books. She routinely acts as a reviewer of SCI Journals from different editorials (RSC, ACS, ELSEVIER, Wiley, Springer, MDPI, among others). Her current research work is focused on nanohybrid materials, conducting polymer nanostructures for solar light harvesting, photocatalysis applications. Aziz Habibi-Yangjeh received his PhD degree in physical chemistry from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran, in 2001. He is currently full professor of physical chemistry at the University of Mohaghegh Ardabili, Ardabil, Iran. His research interests include preparation of different heterogeneous visible-light-driven photocatalysts based on zinc oxide (ZnO), titanium dioxide (TiO2), and graphitic carbon nitride (g-C3N4) and their applications in different fields specially wastewater decontamination and photofixation of nitrogen. He has published more than 195 JCR papers including five review papers, nine highly cited papers, and five hot papers. Moreover, he is editorial board of three international journals. He contributed three book chapters in the field of photocatalysis. He routinely acts as a reviewer of JCR Journals for ACS, Elsevier, RSC, Wiley, and Springer. He has supervised more than 30 M.Sc. and Ph.D. students in Physical Chemistry. Dr. Swati Sharma has completed her PhD. from University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. She worked as a visiting researcher in the college of life and environmental sciences at Konkuk University, Seoul South Korea. Dr. Sharma has completed her masters (M.Sc.) from Dr. Yashwant Singh Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni Solan H.P. India. She has also worked as a program co-coordinator at the Himalayan action research center Dehradoon and Senior research fellow at India agricultural research institute. Dr. Sharma has published her research papers in reputed international journals. Presently, Dr. Sharma's research is in the field of bioplastics, hydrogels, keratin nano-fibers and nano-particles, biodegradable polymers and polymers with antioxidant and anti-cancerous activities and sponges. Dr. Swati has published 20 research papers in various internationally reputed journals 4 books, and a couple of book chapters. Dr. Ashok Kumar Nadda is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, India. He has completed his Ph.D. in Biotechnology from the Department of Biotechnology, Himachal Pradesh University, Summer Hill, Shimla, India. He worked as a post-doctoral fellow in the State Key Laboratory of Agricultural Microbiology, Huazhong Agricultural University, Wuhan China. He also worked as a Post-Doctoral research associate at Konkuk University Seoul South. Dr. Ashok has a keen interest in microbial enzymes, immobilization of enzymes, nanobiotechnology, biocatalysis, waste water management, biomass degradation, biofuel synthesis, and biotransformation. His work has been published in various internationally reputed journals namely Chemical Engineering Journal, Bioresource Technology, Scientific reports, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules and Journal of cleaner production. Dr. Ashok has published 58 research articles, 23 book chapters and 5 books. He is also a member of the editorial board and reviewer committee of the various journal of international repute.