Bionanocomposites: Green Synthesis and Applications provides an in-depth study on the synthesis of a variety of bionanocomposites from different types of raw materials. In addition, the book offers an overview on the synthesis and applications of environmentally friendly bionanocomposites, with an emphasis on bionanocomposites of natural products. Final sections focus on various characterization techniques, their production, and the future prospects of sustainable bionanocomposites.
- Outlines the major characterization methods and processing techniques for bionanocomposites
- Explores how bionanocomopsites are being used to design new projects in medicine and environmental engineering
- Discusses how the properties of a variety of bionanocomposite classes make them suitable for particular industrial applications
1. Synthetic Materials to Bionanocomposites: An overview 2. Polymer blends as matrix materials for the preparation of nanocomposites 3. Natural polymers as constituents of bionanocomposites 4. Processing Methods of Bionanocomposites 5. Characterization Techniques for Bionanocomposites 6. Chitin and Chitosan-Based Bionanocomposites 7. Starch-Based Bionanocomposites 8. Alginate-Based Bionanocomposites 9. Cellulose-Based Bionanocomposites 10. Curcumin-Based Bionanocomposites 11. Glycogen-Based Bionanocomposites 12. Protein-Based Bionanocomposites 13. Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHA) based bionanocomposites 14. Polymeric materials as Bionanocomposites 15. Computational Studies on Bionanocomposites 16. Bionanocomposites in Food Industry 17. Biomedical Applications of Bionanocomposites 18. Applications of Bionanocomposites in Agriculture 19. Bionanocomposites in Water Treatment 20. Bionanocomposites in Sensor Technology 21. Enzyme based therapeutic applications of bionanocomposites 22. Future Horizons of Bionanocomposites
Khalid Mahmod Zia is Associate Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research focuses on the design of biocompatible products, and the synthesis and characterization of biodegradable polyurethane by incorporation polysaccharides into the backbone of PUs to be applicable as biomedical implants.
Farukh Jabeen is a Research Fellow at the Center for Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases, Laurentian University, Canada. Her research the modelling of biomolecules and computer-aided drug delivery systems.
Anjum, Muhammad Naveed
Muhammad Naveed Anjum is Assistant Professor,Department of Applied Chemistry & Biochemistry, Government College University Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research focuses on the synthesis of nanostructures of polymer and their applications.
Saiqa Ikram is Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Natural Sciences, New Delhi Central University, India. Her research focuses in the area of inorganic chemistry.