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Wastewater Treatment

  • ID: 5018879
  • Book
  • October 2020
  • Region: Global
  • 712 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Cutting edge molecular tools, techniques and applied aspects in wastewater treatment. Wastewater Treatment reports the new findings in the existing molecular biology strategies with their limitations and challenges and their potential application to remove environmental pollutants through the advancements made in cutting edge tools. It also introduces the new trends and advances in environmental bioremediation with thorough discussion of recent developments in this field by an application of cutting edge molecular tools.
  • Describes application of different Omic tools in Waste water treatment plants (WWTPs)
  • Describes the role of microorganisms in WWTPs
  • Points out the reuse of treated wastewater through emerging technologies
  • Includes the recovery of resources from wastewater
  • Emphasizes on cutting edge molecular tools
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1. Application of omic tools for microbial community structure and function analysis 2. Metagenomics: A possible solution for uncovering the "mystery box" of microbial communities involved in the treatment of wastewater 3. Molecular tools for microbial diversity analysis 4. The role of microorganisms in performance optimization of WWTPs 5. Environmental contaminants: treatments, threats, toxicity and tools for sustainability 6. Improvement of biodegradability index of industrial wastewater using different pre-treatment techniques 7. Biota debromination in wastewaters 8. Application of meta-transcriptomics in wastewater treatment processes 9. The role of fungal species in the bioremediation of metals 10. Molecular biology techniques for the detection of contaminants in wastewater 11. Current treatment technologies for the removal of microplastic and microfiber pollutants from wastewater 12. Wastewater treatment for bioenergy purposes on metaproteomic approach 13. Peracetic acid in the reuse of treated wastewaters 14. Bio-electrochemical methods for the recovery of products from wastewater 15. Microbes-based nanomaterials for wastewater treatment and the decontamination of water 16. Biological wastewater treatment technology: Microalgae 17. Prokaryotic and eukaryotic diversity in wastewater treatment: phenotypic characterization, molecular techniques and bioprospecting 18. Immobilized microalgae for removing industrial pollutants: A greener technique 19. Advances in biotechnological tools for bioremediation of wastewater using a bacterial-algal symbiotic system 20. Algae-based wastewater treatment and biorefinery 21. Application of omic tools for microbial community structure and function analysis 22. Meta-omics studies of microbial communities in hollow fiber membrane biofilm reactors treating contaminants in water resources: Recent advances 23. Omics: a step towards understanding the complex diversity of microbial community at contaminated sites 24. Advanced omics technologies: Relevance to environment and microbial community 25. Molecular tools: Advanced approaches to analyse the diversity of microbial community 26. Microbial electrochemical heavy metal removal: from fundamentals to recent developments 27. The role of modern innovative techniques for assessing and monitoring heavy metal and pesticide pollution in different environs
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Shah, Maulin P.
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. His major work involves isolation, screening, identification and Genetic Engineering of high impact of Microbes for the degradation of hazardous materials. He has more than 250 research publication in highly reputed national and international journals. He has edited 15 books with Elsevier, Springer.
Sarkar, Angana
Prof. Angana Sarkar pursued her graduation in Agricultural Engineering from Bidhan Chandra Krishi Viswasvidyalaya, West Bengal, India, followed by post-graduation in Biotechnology & Biochemical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India 2008. Later, she completed her Ph.D. in Environmental Biotechnlogy from Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India. Subsequently she joined National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, India in the year 2015 as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology & Medical Engineering. Her research area is mainly focused on (i) Pollutant detection using biosensors, (ii) Groundwater bioremediation, (iii) Waste water (domestic and industrial) treatment (iv) Solid waste management by bio-refinery approach to produce environmental waste to value like bioethanol, pigment, biofertilizars etc. and (iv) Hydrocarbon and other organic pollutants degradation.
Mandal, Sukhendu
Prof. Sukhendu Mandal pursued his graduation in basic sciences from Suri Vidyasagar College,West Bengal, India, followed by post-graduation in Microbiology from Viswa Bharti University, India 2000. Later, he completed his Ph.D. in Microbiology from Bose Institute, West Bengal, India. Subsequently he joined Waksman Institute, New Jersey, USA, where he perused his post doc in the year 2012. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, Calcutta University, West Bengal, India. His research areas are mainly focused on Antimicrobial drug discovery specially again MDR pathogens, Bacterial remediation of environmental wastes, Interaction of endophytic and rhizospheric bacteria with plants, Role of alternate sigma factors in Mycobacterial gene expression., Bacterial genomics, Environmental Pollutants remediation strategy, Bacterial Taxonomy and molecular systematics. He is also serving as a reviewer in various journals of national and international repute.
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