Applications of Nanomaterials: Advances and Key Technologies discusses the latest advancements in the synthesis of various types of nanomaterials. The book's main objective is to provide a comprehensive review regarding the latest advances in synthesis protocols that includes up-to-date data records on the synthesis of all kinds of inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods. The synthesis of all important nanomaterials, such as carbon nanostructures, Core-shell Quantum dots, Metal and metal oxide nanostructures, Nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures, nanofibers, and smart nanomaterials are discussed, making this a one-stop reference resource on research accomplishments in this area.
Leading researchers from industry, academia, government and private research institutions across the globe have contributed to the book. Academics, researchers, scientists, engineers and students working in the field of polymer nanocomposites will benefit from its solutions for material problems.
- Provides an up-to-date data record on the synthesis of all kinds of organic and inorganic nanostructures using various physical and chemical methods
- Presents the latest advances in synthesis protocols
- Includes the latest techniques used in the physical and chemical characterization of nanomaterials
- Covers the characterization of all the important materials groups, such as carbon nanostructures, core-shell quantum dots, metal and metal oxide nanostructures, nanoferrites, polymer nanostructures and nanofibers
1. Nano composites and its applications 2. Semiconductor/graphene nanocomposites: Synthesize, Characterization, and Applications 3. Nanomaterials as catalyst 4. Nanoscience and its role in the Solar Collectors Future 5. Electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide to carbon monoxide using nanomaterials based cathodic systems 6. Green Nanotechnology
A Road Map To Safer Nanomaterials 7. Nanobiosensors based on graphene electrodes: recent trends and future applications 8. Applications of Nanofibers in Tissue Engineering 9. Role of Nanomaterials in Analytical Chemistry: trace metal analysis 10. Comparative study on effect of metallic nanoparticles in drug delivery against MCF-7 cell line 11. Nanomaterials toxicity: A challenge to end users 12. Biomedical applications of Magnetic nanomaterials 13. Carbon Nanotube Tube Filled Polymer Nanocomposites and their Applications in Tissue Engineering 14. Nanoenabled immunosensors for point-of-care diagnosis of cancer 15. Cellulose nanocrystals for health care applications: A perspective on waste to wealth
Dr Sneha Mohan is currently working as Research Associate in Centre for Nanomaterials Science Research, University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa . She did her PhD in Chemistry with specialization in Nanomaterials from Cape Peninsula University of technology together with International and Interuniversity centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India. She has more than 15 international publications and 3 book chapters in her credit. She has presented her work in various international conferences and national conferences. Her research interest includes synthesis and applications of various nanomaterials and composites including sensing and catalytic activity.
Oluwafemi, Samuel Oluwatobi
Prof Oluwatobi S Oluwafemi is an NRF rated researcher and actively involved in research in the area of nanotechnology. He is a Professor at the Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Johannesburg, Doornfontein Campus, South Africa. He has published many papers in internationally recognized journals and has presented at several professional meetings both local and internationally. He is a fellow of many professional bodies, a reviewer for many international journals, and has received many awards for his excellent work in material research both local and international. His current research interests include green synthesis and application of nanomaterials in medicine, water treatment and fabrication of device.
Dr. Nandakumar Kalarikkal is an Associate Professor at School of Pure and Applied Physics and Joint Director of International and Inter University Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. His research activities involve applications of nanostructured materials, laser plasma, phase transitions, etc. He is the recipient of research fellowships and associateships from prestigious government organizations such as the Department of Science and Technology and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research of Government of India. He has active collaboration with national and international scientific institutions in India, South Africa, Slovenia, Canada, France, Germany, Malaysia, Australia and US. He has more than 130 publications in peer reviewed journals. He has also co-edited 9 books of scientific interest and co-authored many book chapters
Professor Thomas is the Director of the International and Interuniversity Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology and full professor of Polymer Science and Engineering at the School of Chemical Sciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India. He is an outstanding leader with sustained international acclaims for his work in Polymer Science and Engineering, Polymer Nanocomposites, Elastomers, Polymer Blends, Interpenetrating Polymer Networks, Polymer Membranes, Green Composites and Nanocomposites, Nanomedicine and Green Nanotechnology. Dr. Thomas's ground breaking inventions in polymer nanocomposites, polymer blends, green bionanotechnological and nano-biomedical sciences, have made transformative differences in the development of new materials for automotive, space, housing and biomedical fields. Professor Thomas has received a number of national and international awards which include: Fellowship of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Distinguished Professorship from Josef Stefan Institute, Slovenia, MRSI medal, CRSI medal and Sukumar Maithy award. He is in the list of most productive researchers in India and holds a position of No.5. Professor Thomas has published over 720 peer reviewed research papers, reviews and book chapters. He has co-edited 54 books published by Royal Society, Wiley, Wood head, Elsevier, CRC Press, Springer, Nova etc. He is the inventor of 4 patents. The h index of Prof. Thomas is 78 and has more than 26811 citations.Prof. Thomas has delivered over 300 Plenary/Inaugural and Invited lectures in national/international meetings over 30 countries. He has already supervised 74 Ph.D theses.