Advances in Wastewater Treatment II
Eds. Kinjal J. Shah and Vimal Gandhi
Materials Research Foundations Vol. 102
Publication Date 2021, 206 Pages
Print ISBN 978-1-64490-138-0  (release date June 2021)
ePDF ISBN 978-1-64490-139-7
DOI: 10.21741/9781644901397

The book reviews advanced methods of wastewater treatments. Included are oxidation processes for the degradation of organic molecules; applications of nanomaterials and nanocomposites in membrane-based processes; design of adsorption columns; photocatalytic degradation processes; and the removal of dyes, pesticides and pharmaceutical compounds.

Degradation of Organic Molecules, Nano Filtration, Ultrafiltration, Microfiltration, Nanomaterial-based Membranes, Adsorption Columns, Nano Carbon Cage, Photocatalytic Degradation, Dyes, Pesticides, Pharmaceutical Compounds, Advanced Oxidation Processes, Complex Organic Molecules, Perfluorooctanoic Acid, Hydrolytic Acidification, Levofloxacin Degradation, Catalytic Degradation, Energy Storage


Table of contents

Research Progress of Advanced Oxidation Water Treatment Technology
Yongjun Sun, Deng Li, Shengbao Zhou, Kinjal J. Shah, Xuefeng Xiao

Electrochemical Oxidation of Perfluorooctanoic Acid (PFOA) from Aqueous Solution using Non-Active Ti/SnO2-Sb2O5/PbO2 Anodes
Seema Singh, Kinjal J. Shah, Nidhi Mehta, Vimal Chandra Srivastava, Shang-Lien Lo

Recent Developments of Membrane Technology for Wastewater Treatment
Mahendra S. Gaikwad

Sustainable Organo-Inorganic Metal Composites for Catalytic Degradation of Industrial Persistent Toxic Substances and Energy Storage
Suranjana V. Mayani, Sang Wook Kim, Vishal J. Mayani

A Statistical Approach to Model Selection for Dynamic Adsorption Columns
Paul Musonge, Manqoba Shezi

Hydrolytic Acidification-Two Stage EGSB-A/O Combined Process for Pesticide Wastewater Treatment
Yongjun Sun, Shengbao Zhou, Kinjal J. Shah, Xuefeng Xiao

Photocatalytic Degradation of Levofloxacin by Cu doped TiO2 under Visible LED Light
K.S. Varma, V.G. Gandhi, R.J. Tayade, A.D. Shukla, B. Bharatiya, P.A. Joshi

About the Editors

Dr. Kinjal J. Shah is an Associate Professor in the department of Municipal Engineering, Nanjing Tech University (NTU-China), he is also working as a visiting researcher at Carbon Cycle Research Center (CCRC), National Taiwan University (NTU-Taiwan). He completed his Ph.D. in the field of applied science from Graduate Institute of Applied Science, National Taiwan University of Science and Technology (NTUST), Taiwan in 2015. He has started his research carrier in 2009 from Shah Schulman Center for Surface Science and Nanotechnology (SSCSSNT), DDU, India. During his last 10 years of research carrier, he has published more than 30 SCI papers and 3 book chapters to International accredited journals. He has received leading Young Scientist award from Society of Polymer Science Japan in 2019, Japan. One of his research was nominated by ENI award, 2019, in category of “Advance Environmental Solutions”.  In addition, he has received many domestic and international awards from different societies and institutional bodies. He has been invited as lead speaker to many international accredited conferences.

His current interests are in the field of green chemistry and nano technology for sustainable environment. At present, his lab is developing technologies for advanced gas adsorption, and water purification technologies. He is serving as associate editorial board member in “Current Analytical Chemistry” journal, Bentham Science.

Dr. Gandhi is, presently working as Associate Professor, with Department of Chemical Engineering, Dharmsinh Desai University since last 20 years. He received his Ph.D. in the area of Application of Nanotechnology in Environmental Engineering from Dharmsinh Desai University in 2011. He is serving as an Independent Director of BEIL Infrastructure Limited and Enviro Technology Limited (ETL) in Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India.

In the field of research and consultancy, he has guided several graduates and undergraduate students for their project work. He has more than 20 publications/presentation in international/national reputed journals and conferences to his credit. He edited one book on -“Photocatalytic nanomaterials for Environmental Applications” published by Material Research Forum, LLC- USA. His current interests are in the field of environmental engineering and synthesis of nanomaterials. He also organized various training programme for chemical industries in Gujarat including GNFC, PI Industries, Huntsman, Transpek Silox etc.