Biomass Based Energy Storage Materials, color print, paperback


The book presents an in-depth review of biomass-derived materials for energy storage technologies. Biomass is the most renewable and abundant carbon resource and has great potential for sustainable energy production.

Biomass Based Energy Storage Materials
Eds. Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Tauseef Ahmad Rangreez and Abdullah M. Asiri
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 78
Publication Date 2020, 150 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-086-4  (release date August, 2020)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-087-1
DOI: 10.21741/9781644900871

The book presents an in-depth review of biomass-derived materials for energy storage technologies. Biomass is the most renewable and abundant carbon resource and has great potential for sustainable energy production. Topics covered include: Bone Char as a Support Material to Build a Microbial Biocapacitor; Biomass Derived Composites; Lignin- and Bamboo Derived Materials, Cellulose-Derived Electrodes; Water Splitting, Fuel cells, and Supercapacitor Technologies. 465 References.

Bamboo Stick, Biochar, Bioelectrodes, Biofilm, Biomass, Bone Char, Carbon Nanofiber, Cellulose-Derived Electrodes, Fuel Cells, Green Energy, Microbial Biocapacitor, Biomass Derived Composites, High-Frequency Supercapacitors, Lignin Materials, Bamboo Materials, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Lithium-Sulfur Batteries, Natural Precursors, Porous Carbon, Supercapacitor Technology, Water Splitting


Table of Contents

Bone Char as a Support Material to Build a Microbial Biocapacitor
E.D. Isaacs-Páez, B. Cercado

Nature Inspired Materials for Energy Storage
Nelson Pynadathu Rumjit , Paul Thomas, Shivani Garg, Chin Wei Lai, Mohd Rafie Bin Johan

Biomass Derived Composites for Energy Storage
Pitchaimani Veerakumar and King-Chuen Lin

Lignin-Derived Materials for Energy Storage
Paul Thomas, Nelson Pynadathu Rumjit, Shivani Garg, Chin Wei Lai, Mohd Rafie Bin Johan

Bamboo Derived Materials for Energy Storage
Sivagaami Sundari Gunasekaran, Thileep Kumar Kumaresan, Shanmugaraj Andikaddu Masilamanai, Kalaivani Raman, Raghu Subash Chandra Bose

Cellulose-Derived Electrodes for Energy Storage
Shiqi Li, Wenyue Li, Zhaoyang Fan

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About the Editors

Dr. Inamuddin is currently working as 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 171 research articles in international journals of repute and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published 105 edited books with Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, Nova Science Publishers, Inc. (U.S.A.), CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Trans Tech Publications Ltd. (Switzerland), IntechOpen Limited (U.K.), Wiley-Scrivener, (U.S.A.) and Materials Research Forum LLC (U.S.A). He is a member of various journals’ editorial boards. He is also serving as Associate Editor for journals (Environmental Chemistry Letter, Applied Water Science and Euro-Mediterranean Journal for Environmental Integration, Springer-Nature), Frontiers Section Editor (Current Analytical Chemistry, Bentham Science Publishers), Editorial Board Member (Scientific Reports-Nature), Editor (Eurasian Journal of Analytical Chemistry), and Review Editor (Frontiers in Chemistry, 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. Rajender Boddula is currently working with Chinese Academy of Sciences-President’s International Fellowship Initiative (CAS-PIFI) at National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST, Beijing). He obtained Master of Science in Organic Chemistry from Kakatiya University, Warangal, India, in 2008. He received his Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry with the highest honours in 2014 for the work entitled “Synthesis and Characterization of Polyanilines for Supercapacitor and Catalytic Applications” at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) and Kakatiya University (India). Before joining National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) as CAS-PIFI research fellow, China, worked as senior research associate and Postdoc at National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU, Taiwan) respectively in the fields of bio-fuel and CO2 reduction applications. His academic honors include University Grants Commission National Fellowship and many merit scholarships, study-abroad fellowships from Australian Endeavour Research Fellowship, and CAS-PIFI. He has published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has authored around twenty book chapters, and he is also serving as an editorial board member and a referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. He has published edited books with Springer (UK), Elsevier, Materials Research Forum LLC (USA), Wiley-Scrivener, (U.S.A.) and CRC Press Taylor & Francis group His specialized areas of research are energy conversion and storage, which include sustainable nanomaterials, graphene, polymer composites, heterogeneous catalysis for organic transformations, environmental remediation technologies, photoelectrochemical water-splitting devices, biofuel cells, batteries and supercapacitors.

Dr. Tauseef Ahmad Rangreez is working as a postdoctoral fellow at National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, India. He completed his Ph.D in Applied Chemistry, from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India on the topic “Development of Nanostructure Organic-Inorganic Composite Materials based Sensors for Inorganic Pollutants”. He worked as a Project Fellow under the UGC Funded Research Project entitled “Development of Nanostructured Conductive Organic Inorganic Composite Materials based sensors Functionalities for Organic and Inorganic Pollutants”. He completed his Masters in Chemistry from Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi. He has published several research articles of international repute. He has edited books with Springer and Materials Research Forum LLC, U.S.A. His research interest includes ion exchange chromatography, development of nanocomposite sensors for heavy metals and biosensors.

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 research 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 International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (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 King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (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.