Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment: New Perspectives offers a current account of the existing advanced oxidation strategies with their limitations and challenges and their potential applications in removing environmental pollutants through microbiological and tertiary treatment methods. It also introduces the new trends and advances in environmental bioremediation technology with thorough discussion of recent developments in this field. Updated information as well as future research directions in the field of bioremediation of industrial wastes is included. This book is an indispensable guide to students, researchers, scientists and professionals in field of microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, eco-toxicology, environmental remediation and waste management professionals, and those who aspire to work on the biodegradation and bioremediation of industrial wastes/environmental pollutants for environmental sustainability.
- Introduces various treatment schemes including microbiological and tertiary technologies for bioremediation of environmental pollutants/industrial wastes
- Includes pharmaceutical wastewater, oil refinery wastewater, distillery wastewater, tannery wastewater, textile wastewater, mine tailing wastes, plastic wastes, and more
- Describes the role of relatively new treatment technologies and their approaches in bioremediation, including molecular and protein engineering technologies, microbial enzymes, bio surfactants, plant-microbe interactions, and genetically engineered organisms
- Provides many advanced technologies in the field of bioremediation and phytoremediation, including electro-bioremediation technology, microbial fuel cell technology, nano-bioremediation technology, phytotechnologies
1. Bioremediation of Organic and Metal Co-contaminated Environments through various microbiological and advanced tertiary treatment technologies 2. New Bioremediation Technologies to Remove Metal (loids) and Radionuclides through various microbiological and advanced tertiary treatment technologies 3. Bioremediation of Soils Polluted with Hexavalent Chromium using Bacteria through various microbiological and advanced tertiary treatment technologies 4. Accumulation and Detoxification of Metal(loid)s by Plants and Microbes through various microbiological and advanced tertiary treatment technologies 5. Metal (loid) s Resistance in Plants through different treatment technologies 6. Bioremediation of Metals by biological and tertiary treatment methods 7. Phytoremediation of Metal (loids) and Radionuclides 8. Nanotechnology for Bioremediation of Heavy Metal(loid)s 9. Nitrate Pollution and its Remediation 10. Bioremediation of Petroleum Sludge 11. Diversity, Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons 12. Environmental Applications of Fungal and Plant Systems 13. Fungal-Based Remediation 14. Biofilms in Porous Media 15. Emerging technologies on Nanotechnology, Micro plastic degradation, Antibiotic 16.Case Study 17. Applications of bioinformatics and computational tools in environmental genomics and bioremediation of environmental pollutants 18. Field experience of Bioremediation and phytoremediation: Success stories and realism
Maulin P. Shah, currently Chief Scientist & Head - Industrial Waste Water Research Lab, Division of Applied and Environmental Microbiology Lab at Enviro Technology Ltd., Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India, has served as an Assistant Professor at Godhra, Gujarat University in 2001. He has more than 160 research publication in highly reputed national and international journals. He is an active Editorial Board Member in 75 highly reputed Journal's in the field of Environmental & Biological Sciences. . He has been appointed as an Editor-in-Chief in two journals viz. (1) Research Journal of Microbiology & (2) Journal of Biotechnology and Biomaterials. His work has been focused to assess the impact of industrial pollution on microbial diversity of wastewater following cultivation dependant and cultivation independent analysis. His major work involves isolation, screening, identification and Genetic Engineering of high impact of Microbes for the degradation of hazardous materials.