Sustainable Bioenergy: Advances and Impacts presents a careful overview of advances and promising innovation in the development of various bioenergy technologies. It covers the production of bio-jet fuel, algal biofuels, recent developments in bioprocesses, nanotechnology applications for energy conversion, the role of different catalysts in the production of biofuels, and the impacts of those fuels on society. The book brings together global experts to form a big picture of cutting-edge research in sustainable bioenergy and biofuels. It is an ideal resource for researchers, students, energy analysts and policymakers who will benefit from the book's overview of impacts and innovative needs.
- Explores the most recent advances in biofuels and related energy systems, including innovations in catalysts and biocatalysts
- Provides an overview of the impacts of bioenergy and its sustainability aspects
- Discusses real-life cases of implementation of bioenergy systems on an industrial scale
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1. Lignocellulosic feedstocks for the production of bioethanol: Availability, structure and composition 2. Rural Bio-refinery: A viable solution for Production of fuel and chemicals in Rural India 3. Sustainable Bioenergy Development in Africa: Issues, Challenges and the Way Forward 4. Biohydrogen Production and Bagasse Gasification Process in the Sugarcane Industry 5. Bio jet-fuel production from biomass 6. Bio-oil Production and Upgrading Technology 7. New Trends in Biogas Production and Utilization 8. Current challenges and advances in Butanol production 9. Mesoporous and other type of catalyst for conversion of non-edible oil to bio-gasoline via deoxygenation 10. Third generation biofuels: an overview 11. Nano-biocatalytic processes for producing biodiesel from algae 12. Impacts of sustainable biofuels production from biomass 13. Socio-economic impacts of harnessing the lignocellulose into biofuels 14. The challenges in the regulation of nanotechnology in sustainable production of bioenergy
Dr Mahendra Rai: Professor and Head of the Department of Biotechnology at Amravati University in Maharashtra, India. He has published 210 research papers, more than 100 popular articles in Indian and foreign journals and 30 books from reputed publishers like Elsevier, Springer, CRC, Taylor and Francis and Scientific Publisher. He is a member of several scientific societies and has been a national Scholar for five years. He has received several prestigious awards, including the father T.A. Mathias award (1989) from the All India Association for Christian Higher Education, and the Medini award (1999) from the Department of Environment and Forest, Government of India. He also received SERC visiting fellowship by Department of Science and Technology (1996), INSA visiting fellowship by Indian National Science Academy (1998) and TWAS-UNESCO Associateship (2002), Italy. Dr. Rai serves as a referee for 20 international journals and is a member of editorial board of ten national and international journals. He has approximately three decades of teaching and research experience. The main focus of his research is plant and nanobased bioactives against human pathogenic microbes.
Ingle, Avinash P.
Dr. Avinash P. Ingle has completed his doctoral degree from Department of Biotechnology, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati, Maharashtra (India). He had worked as Research Scientist in the same department from 2013-2016. He has more than 60 research publications, 45 book chapters and 2 books to his credit. He has been awarded travel grants from different Indian funding agencies to present his research work in international conferences held at Malaysia, China, Spain and France. Currently Dr. Ingle is working as Post-Doctoral Fellow at Department of Biotechnology, Engineering School of Lorena -University of São Paulo, Brazil and he is actively engaged in development nanotechnology-based methods for the efficient production of biofuels.