Advanced Functional Membranes
Materials and Applications
Eds. Inamuddin, Tariq Altalhi, Mohd Imran Ahamed, Mohammad Luqman
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 120
Publication Date 2022, 228 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-180-9 (release date March 2022)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-181-6
Functional membranes are used in food processing, sensor technology, medical and biomedical devices, desalination, waste water treatment, CO2 capture, energy production and energy storage, optoelectronics etc. The book reviews recent advances in the field and discusses challenges and perspectives.
Membrane Fabrication, Polymer Membranes, Self-Assembled Membranes, Molecular Probes, Membrane Fouling, Membrane Cleaning, Microfiltration, Ultrafiltration, Food Processing, Sensors, Medical Devices, Biomedical Applications, Desalination, Wastewater Treatment, Ion Exchange Processes, Polymeric Ceramic Membranes, Nano Holes, Fuel Cells, Lithium-Ion Batteries, Optoelectronics
Ashok Shrishail Maraddi and S.K. Nataraj
Advanced Functional Membranes for Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration
Ria Majumdar, Umesh Mishra, Biswanath Bhunia
Materials and Applications for Functional Polymer Membranes
M.M.S. Mohd Sabee, A. Rusli, N. Ahmad, Z.A. Abdul Hamid
Sustainable Membranes and its Applications
L. Oliveira, A.N. Módenes, C.C. Triques, M.L. Fiorese, L.C. Silva, V. Slusarski-Santana, L.D. Fiorentin-Ferrari
Self-Assembled Membranes and their Applications
Bhushan Thipe and Ravi Kumar Pujala
Porous Membrane and their Applications
S.K. Swain, A. Sahoo, N. Sarkar
Advanced Functional Membranes for Water Purification
E. Kavitha, S. Vishali
Advanced Functional Membranes for Energy Applications
E. Kavitha, S. Kiruthika, S. Vishali
Advanced Functional Membrane for CO2 Capture
H.J. Bora, N. Sultana, K.J. Goswami, N.S. Sarma, A. Kalita
Advanced Functional Membranes for Sensor Technologies
About the Author
Dr. Inamuddin is 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 186 research articles in international journals of repute and nineteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. He has published 144 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. Tariq Altalhi joined Department of Chemistry at Taif University, Saudi Arabia as Assistant Professor in 2014. He received his doctorate degree from University of Adelaide, Australia in the year 2014 with Dean’s Commendation for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. He was promoted to the position of the head of Chemistry Department at Taif university in 2017 and Vice Dean of Science college in 2019 till now. His group is involved in fundamental multidisciplinary research in nanomaterial synthesis and engineering, characterization, and their application in molecular separation, desalination, membrane systems, drug delivery, and biosensing. In 2015, one of his works was nominated for Green Tech awards from Germany, Europ’s largest environmental and business prize, amongst top 10 entries.
His interest lies in developing advanced chemistry-based solutions for solid and liquid municipal (both organic and inorganic) waste management. In this direction, he focuses on transformation of solid organic waste to valuable nanomaterials & economic nanostructure. His research work focuses on conversion of plastic bags to carbon nanotubes, fly ash to efficient adsorbent material, etc. Another stream of interests looks at natural extracts and their application in generation of value- added products such as nanomaterials, incense, etc. Through his work as an independent researcher, he has gathered strong management and mentoring skills to run a group of multidisciplinary researchers of various fields including chemistry, materials science, biology, and pharmaceutical science. His publications show that he has developed a wide network of national and international researchers who are leaders in their respective fields. In addition, he has established key contacts with major industries in Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
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. Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific and Materials Research 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. He has co-edited more than 20 books with Springer (U.K.), Elsevier, CRC Press Taylor & Francis Asia Pacific, Materials Research Forum LLC (U.S.A) and Wiley-Scrivener, (U.S.A.). His research work includes ion-exchange chromatography, wastewater treatment, and analysis, bending actuator and electrospinning.
Dr. Mohammad Luqman has 12+ years of post-PhD experience in Teaching, Research, and Administration. Currently, he is serving as an Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering in Taibah University, Saudi Arabia. Before joining here, he served as an Assistant Professor in College of Applied Science at A’Sharqiyah University, Oman, and in College of Engineering at King Saud University, Saudi Arabia. He served as a Research Engineer in SAMSUNG Cheil Industries, South Korea. Moreover, he served as a post-doctoral fellow at Artificial Muscle Research Center, Konkuk University, South Korea, in the field of Ionic Polymer Metal Composites for the development of Artificial Muscles, Robotic Actuators and Dynamic Sensors. He earned his PhD degree in the field of Ionomers (Ion-containing Polymers), from Chosun University, South Korea. He successfully served as an Editor to three books, published by world renowned publishers. He published numerous high-quality papers, and book chapters. He is serving as an Editor and editorial/review board members to many International SCI and Non-SCI journals. He has attracted a few important research grants from industry and academia. His research interests include but not limited to Development of Ionomer/Polyelectrolyte/non-ionic Polymer Nanocomposites/Blends for Smart and Industrial/Engineering Applications.