Polymeric Membranes for Water Purification and Gas Separation, color print, paperback


The book discusses various types of polymeric membranes for microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, forward osmosis etc.

Polymeric Membranes for Water Purification and Gas Separation
Ed. Rasel Das
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 113
Publication Date 2021, 342 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-162-5  (release date November 2021)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-163-2
DOI: 10.21741/9781644901632

Various organic and synthetic polymers are important materials for the removal of organic and inorganic pollutants from wastewater and the separation of gases. The book discusses various types of membranes for microfiltration, ultrafiltration, nanofiltration, reverse osmosis, forward osmosis etc. A number of nanomaterials are available for the modification of polymeric membranes.

Polymeric Membrane, Water Purification, Water Softening, Water Desalination, Gas Separation, Osmosis Membranes, Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Nanofiltration, Carbon Nanotube, Nanosheets, MOFs, Porous Organic Cages, Titanium Dioxide, Zinc Oxide, Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles, O2/N2 Separation, CO2/CH4 Separation, H2/N2 Separation


Table of Contents

R. Das

Commonly used Polymers for Separation Science
Shubhalakshmi Sengupta, Anil Kumar Nallajarla, Aparajita Mukherjee, Papita Das

Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration Membranes for Water Purification
Priya Banerjee, Sandipan Bhattacharya, Rasel Das, Papita Das, Aniruddha Mukhopadhyay

Thin Film Nanocomposite of Nanofiltration Membrane for Water Softening and Desalination
Muhammad Hanis Tajuddin, Muhammad Faris Hamid, Norhaniza Yusof, Ahmad Fauzi Ismail

Polymeric Reverse Osmosis and Forward Osmosis Membranes for Water Desalination
Wei Lun Ang, Pui Vun Chai

Polymeric Membranes for O2/N2 Separation
Ragib Shakil, Yeasin Arafat Tarek, Mahamudul Hasan Rumon, Chanchal Kumar Roy, Al-Nakib Chowdhury, Rasel Das

Polymeric Membrane for CO2/CH4 Separation
N. Sazali, W.N.W. Salleh, A.F. Ismail

Polymeric Membranes for H2 and N2 Separation
J. Wu, S. Japip, T.S. Chung


About the Editor

Dr. Rasel Das is working as a Postdoctoral Associate and Senior Scientist in the Department of Chemistry, Stony Brook University, NY, USA. He was a Visiting Researcher and JSPS Postdoctoral Fellow at the Global Innovation Center, Kyushu University, Japan from 2018 to 2020. He finished DAAD Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Leibniz-Institute of Surface Engineering, Germany in 2017. He was awarded for Endeavour Research Fellowship at Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, The University of Queensland, Australia in 2018. He is leading the research and product development team of Water Desalination and Transport Division, MHD Technology Corp. Florida, USA. He has published >60 journal articles, books and editorials, examining and defining ‘Functional Nanomaterials for Water Purification’. He has been invited to discuss his research at many prestigious institutions like SEAS, Harvard University; and National Institute of Health (NIH), USA. He has been awarded and honored by Elsevier-Atlas and BSN Academic Award in 2015. He is on the editorial board member of the Journal of Environmental & Analytical Toxicology, Lead Guest Editor of Desalination Journal, Topic Editor of Membrane; and also reviewer of many prestigious journals including ACS Environmental Science & Technology, Journal of Membrane Science, Desalination, Nanoscale, etc. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Malaya, Malaysia under the prestigious BrightSparks scholarship after being awarded with distinctions in both undergraduate and postgraduate studies from the University of Science and Technology Chittagong, Bangladesh. His doctoral thesis was on the Functionalization of Carbon Nanotube and Development of NanoBiohybrid for Water Purification.