1st Edition

Nanotechnology for Environmental Management

Edited By Jayanta Kumar Biswas, Mahendra Rai Copyright 2025
    410 Pages 22 Color & 47 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    "Nanotechnology for Environmental Management" is your gateway to the latest advancements in environmental science and technology. Edited by leading international scientists, this book delves into the diverse approaches and applications of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies, offering insights into their potential for environmental remediation, energy management, and sustainable development. Each chapter showcases cutting-edge innovations, making this book an essential reference for students, researchers, scientists, technicians, and professionals in environmental management and regulation.

    Explore the promises and challenges of nanotechnology in addressing environmental issues, and gain valuable perspectives on the future of sustainable development. With its thorough examination of state-of-the-art nanotechnological solutions, "Nanotechnology for Environmental Management" is your indispensable guide to navigating the complexities of environmental science and technology.




    Nanotechnology for Environmental Management: An Introductory Overview

    Jayanta Kumar Biswas, Barsha Roy and Mahendra Rai


    Nanotechnology in the Restoration of Polluted/Degraded Soil

    Mohammad Faizan, S. Maqbool Ahmed, Priyadarshani Rajput, Vishnu D. Rajput, Sudhir S. Shende, Tatiana Minkina, Svetlana Sushkova, Saglara Mandzhieva, Shamsul Hayat, Anjuman Hussain and Fangyuan Yu

    Nanoadsorbents as a Cutting-edge Tool for Removal of Metal(loid)s from the Environment

    Pedda Ghouse Peera Sheikh Kulsum, Rubina Khanam and Jayanta Kumar Biswas

    Nano-Technological Interventions for the Sustainable Management of Industrial Solid and Liquid Waste

    Oroos Arshi, Soumitra K. Gupta and Surajit Mondal


    Photodegradation of Environmental Contaminants by Nanomaterials

    Amitava Mukherjee, Namrata Roy and Krishnan Kannabiran

    Green Synthesized Bio-nanomaterials for Pollutant Remediation

    Ebenezer Agyei Aboagye, Mikaele Lorrany Siqueira Santos, Pollyanna Vanessa dos Santos Lins, Lucas Meili, Dison Stracke Pfingsten Franco, Jordana Georgin and Rangabhashiyam Selvasembian

    Nanomaterials for Purification and Desalination of Water

    Koyel Biswas, Sushil Kumar Mandal and Jayanta Kumar Biswas

    Functionalization of 3D Graphene-based Materials for Removal of Impurities from Water

    Malgorzata Skorupska, Anna Ilnicka and Jerzy P. Lukaszewicz

    Biochar-based Nanocomposites: A Novel and Sustainable Solution to (Waste) Water Contamination

    Abhishek Kumar, Wasim Akram Shaikh, Chandra Mukherjee and Jayanta Kumar Biswas

    Removal of Toxic Azo Dyes from Wastewater Using Multi-functional Biochar-based Nanocomposite

    Wasim Akram Shaikh, Sukalyan Chakraborty, Abhishek Kumar, Tanushree Bhattacharya, Rafique Ul Islam and Jayanta Kumar Biswas

    Nanostructured Materials for Removal of Microplastics from Water

    Dhruba Jyoti Sarkar, Santhana Kumar V, Basanta Kumar Das, Soma Das Sarkar and Jayanta Kumar Biswas

    Process Intensification of Fluoride-Containing Solution Using Nano-Adsorbent

    Lopamudra Das, Papita Das, Avijit Bhowal and Chiranjib Bhattacharjee


    Nanomaterials for Controlled and Targeted Delivery of Agrochemicals for Cleaner Environment

    Pramod U. Ingle, Sudhir S. Shende, Utkarsha Nimbalkar, Aniket K. Gade, Tatiana Minkina, Vishnu D. Rajput, Patrycja Golińska, Mahendra Rai and Jayanta Kumar Biswas

    Nano-Enabled Sensors and Probes for Plant Pathogen Detection and Disease Control in Sustainable Agriculture

    Avinash P. Ingle, Shreshtha Saxena, Ashwini Savalkar, Mangesh Moharil and Mahendra Rai


    Applications of Nanomaterials for Energy Generation and Storage

    Akshita Singh and Vimal Chandra Srivastava

    Passageway into a Clean World with the Magical Nanomaterial TiO2

    Tanmay Dagar, Sudeshna Sarkar, Biswarup Pal Choudhury and Swati De

    Application of Nanoparticles to Control Microbial Biodeterioration of Concrete

    Anirban Chaudhuri, Subarna Bhattacharyya and Punarbasu Chaudhuri


    Assessment of Nanoparticle-Plant Interactions: An Integrative Proteomic Approach

    Ghazala Mustafa, Atikah Farooq, Doyel Roy, Ayan Adhikari and Zahed Hossain

    Applications of Nanomaterials for Environment Management: Toxicity, Safety, and Regulations

    Patrycja Golińska, Magdalena Wypij, Joanna Trzcińska-Wencel and Mahendra Rai


    Brief Biography


    Professor (Dr.) Jayanta Kumar Biswas is a Professor & Ex-Head, Department of Ecological Studies and International Centre for Ecological Engineering, University of Kalyani, India. He received many awards and fellowships including Fellow, National Institute of Ecology (FNIE); Fellow, West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology (FAScT); Fellow, National Environmentalists Association (FNEA); Fellow, Zoological Society of India (FZSI); Fellow, Zoological Society, Kolkata (FZS); Senior Scientist Award & Gold Medal (ZSI); Best Research Paper Award (AESA); Shrimati Saroma Sanyal Memorial Prize (IEI); Outstanding Reviewer Award (Chemosphere (Elsevier) & Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Springer); SRF (ICAR); National Merit Scholarship (MHRD, GoI), etc. He is credited with publishing 7 books, 35 book chapters and 165 original research papers in reputed international journals. He has editorial affiliations to: as Associate Editor: Environmental Geochemistry and Health (Springer); Environmental Chemistry Letters (Springer); iScience (Cell Press/Elsevier); Ecotoxicology (Springer); Archives of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (Springer); as Advisory Board Member: Ambio (Springer); Heliyon (Cell Press/Elsevier); and as Editorial Board Member: Science of the Total Environment (Elsevier); Environmental Technology & Innovation (Elsevier); Current Pollution Reports (Springer); Review of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology (Springer); Sustainable Environment (T&F), Eco-Environment & Health (Elsevier).

    Professor (Dr.) Mahendra Rai is presently a visiting Professor at the Department of Microbiology, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Torun, Poland. Formerly he was Professor and Head of the Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Maharashtra State, India. He was a visiting scientist at the University of Geneva, Debrecen University, Hungary; the University of Campinas, Brazil; VSB Technical University of Ostrava, Czech Republic, National University of Rosario, Argentina, and the University of Sao Paulo. He has published more than 425 research papers in national and international journals, with 85 h-index. In addition, he has edited/authored more than 70 books and 6 patents. His area of interest includes microbial nanotechnology and nanobiotechnology with special reference to nanoantimicrobials. Recently, he has been featured in Stanford’s list of the top 2% of scientists in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. As per research.com ranking, he has been ranked #15 in India among the best scientists for 2023 in biology and biochemistry.