Industrial Applications of Green Solvents – Volume II, color print, paperback


The book explores industrial applications of green solvents in industrially important areas such as oil extraction, sensors and biosensors, CO2 capture, etc.

Industrial Applications of Green Solvents – Volume II
Eds. Inamuddin, Rizwana Mobin and Abdullah M. Asiri
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 55
Publication Date 2019, 300 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-030-7 (release date August 20th, 2019)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-031-4
DOI: 10.21741/9781644900314

The book explores industrial applications of green solvents in industrially important areas such as oil extraction, sensors and biosensors, CO2 capture, lignocellulosic biomass utilization, bio-based chemicals and their application in catalysis, electrochemical devices, purification of pharmaceuticals, organic synthesis and transformations, bio-lubricant additives, aluminum and aluminum-alloy production. The solvents covered include water, ionic liquids, supercritical carbon dioxide and glycerol.

Green Chemistry, Green Solvents, Ionic Liquids, Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, Glycerol, Biosensors, CO2 Capture, Lignocellulosic Biomass Utilization, Bio-based Chemicals, Electrochemical Devices, Chromatographic Purification of Pharmaceuticals, Bio-lubricant Additives, Green Electrolytes for Aluminum Production, Green Electrolytes for Aluminum-Alloy Production, Green Solvents for Oil Extraction


Table of Contents

Supercritical CO2 Application in Essential Oil Extraction
Mozaniel Santana de Oliveira, Sebastião Gomes Silva, Jorddy Neves da Cruz, Eduardo Ortiz, Wanessa Almeida da Costa, Fernanda Wariss Figueiredo Bezerra, Vânia Maria Borges Cunha, Renato Macedo Cordeiro, Antônio Maia de Jesus Chaves Neto, et al.

Applications of Ionic Liquids in Sensors and Biosensors
Amina Saleem, Nawshad Muhammad, Zahoor Ullah, Amir Sada Khan, Abdur Rahim

Green Solvents for CO2 Capture
M. Yildiz

Ionic Liquids as Green Solvents for Lignocellulosic Biomass Utilization
H. Mahmood, M. Sulaiman, M. Moniruzzaman

Applications of Glycerol as Green Solvent
Harshal D. Kawale, Sneha Acharya, Nanda Kishore

Application of Ionic Liquids as a Green Material in Electrochemical Devices
Alok Kumar Tripathi and Rajendra Kumar Singh

Green Chromatographic Purification of Pharmaceuticals
R.N. El-Shaheny, M.H. El-Maghrabey, M.I. Eid, N.M. El-Enany

Water as the Green Solvent in Organic Synthesis
Kartick Chandra Majhi, Paramita Karfa, Sunil Kumar, Rashmi Madhuri

Glycerol as a Green Solvent in Organic Reactions
Navneet Kumar, Vimal Chandra Srivastava

Ionic Liquids as Green Bio-Lubricant Additives
Puneet Verma, Gaurav Dwivedi, Anoop Kumar Shukla, Anuj Kumar, Arun Kumar Behura

Ionic Liquids as Green Electrolytes for Aluminum and Aluminum-Alloy Production
Guocai Tian



About the editors

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 138 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-two 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 and Materials Research 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 and editor for Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry. 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. Rizwana Mobin is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial Chemistry, Govt. College for Women, Cluster University, Srinagar, India. She received her B.Sc. Hons., Masters and Ph.D (Applied Chemistry) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on the topic “Studies on Thin-Layer Chromatographic Analysis of Surfactants”. She has been the recipient of the Gold medal at Masters level. Her research expertise includes thin-layer chromatography analysis of surfactant, food products, dyes and organic and inorganic molecules. She has published several research articles in international journals of repute and six book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers.

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. He graduated from King Abdulaziz University (KAU) with B.Sc. in Chemistry in 1990 and a Ph.D. from University of Wales, College of Cardiff, U.K. in 1995. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. Prof. Asiri is the principal supervisors of more than 20 M.Sc. and six Ph.D. theses. He is the main author of ten books of different chemistry disciplines. Prof. Asiri is the Editor-in-Chief of King Abdulaziz University Journal of Science. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a new class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. Prof. Asiri involved in many committees at the KAU level and on the national level. He took a major role in the advanced materials committee working for KACST to identify the national plan for science and technology in 2007. Prof. Asiri played a major role in advancing the chemistry education and research in KAU. He has been awarded the best researchers from KAU for the past five years. He also awarded the Young Scientist Award from the Saudi Chemical Society in 2009 and also the first prize for the distinction in science from the Saudi Chemical Society in 2012. He also received a recognition certificate from the American Chemical Society (Gulf region Chapter) for the advancement of chemical science in the Kingdome. He received a Scopus certificate for the most publishing scientist in Saudi Arabia in chemistry in 2008. He is also a member of the editorial board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than one thousand publications in international journals, several book chapters and edited books.