This book reviews adsorption techniques to clean wastewater, with focus on pollution by dyes and heavy metals. Advanced adsorbents include carbon nanomaterials, biomass, cellulose, polymers, clay, composites and chelating materials.
Chapter 1 Synthesis of activated carbons for heavy metals removal; Eriola Betiku
Chapter 2 Polymer absorbents for heavy metal removal; Aneela Sabir
Chapter 3 Metal oxyhydroxides composites for halogens and metalloids removal; Jose Rangel-Mendez
Chapter 4 Montmorillonite clay composite For heavy metal removal from water; Jülide Hizal
Chapter 5 Cellulose-based adsorbents for heavy metal removal; Soma Nag
Chapter 6 Recovery of heavy metals by membrane adsorbers; Yilmaz Yurekli
Chapter 7 Metal hexacyanoferrate absorbents for heavy metal removal; Marco Giorgetti
Chapter 8 Agriculture waste absorbents for heavy metal removal; Aneela Sabir
Chapter 9 Biosorption of metal ions present in industrial wastewater; Balaji Dhandapani
Chapter 10 Heavy metal removal by low cost adsorbents; Manisha Maharana
Chapter 11 Characteristics and adsorptive treatment of wastewaters containing dyes; Monika Wawrzkiewicz;
Chapter 12 Application of adsorption methods for boron uptake; Pelin Demircivi
Chapter 13 Waste fruit cortexes for the removal of heavy metals from water; Shangeetha Ganesan
Chapter 14 Biomass-based absorbents for heavy metal removal; Soma Nag
Chapter 15 Remediation of dyes from industrial wastewater using low-cost adsorbents; Sujit Sen
Chapter 16 Hybrid adsorbents for dye removal from wastewater; Toraj Mohammadi
Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, Renewable Energy and Environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 139 research articles in international journals of repute and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published forty-six edited books with Springer, United Kingdom, Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. U.S.A., CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd., Switzerland, IntechOpen Limited, U.K. and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. He is the member of various editorial boards of the journals and serving as associate editor for journals such as Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science, Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature, Frontiers Section Editor of Current Analytical Chemistry, published by Bentham Science Publishers, editorial board member for Scientific Reports-Nature, editor for Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry and Review Editor, Frontiers in Chemistry, published by Frontiers, U.K. He is also guest editing various special thematic special issues to the journals of Elsevier, Bentham Science Publishers and John Wiley & Sons, Inc. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. He is a life member of the Journal of the Indian Chemical Society. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.
Dr. Mohd Imran Ahamed received his Ph.D degree on the topic "Synthesis and characterization of inorganic-organic composite heavy metals selective cation-exchangers and their analytical applications", from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2019. He has published several research and review articles in the journals of international recognition. He has also edited various books which are published by Springer, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific and Materials Science Forum LLC, U.S.A. He has completed his B.Sc. (Hons) Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India, and M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) from Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Agra, India. His research work includes ion-exchange chromatography, wastewater treatment, and analysis, bending actuator and electrospinning.Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is a biogeochemist at Aix Marseille University who has invented carbon-13 dating, a molecular-level method allowing to study the dynamics of organic compounds in temporal pools of complex environmental media. He is Chief Editor of the journal Environmental Chemistry Letters, and the book series Sustainable Agriculture Reviews and Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World. He is the author of the book Scientific Writing for Impact Factor Journals, which includes an innovative writing tool: the Micro-Article.