This book comprises a collection of chapters on advances in green nanomaterials. The book looks at ways to establish long‐term safe and sustainable forms of nanotechnology through implementation of nanoparticle biosynthesis with minimum impact on the ecosystem. The book looks at synthesis, processing, and applications of metal and metal oxide nanomaterials and also at bio-nanomaterials. The contents of this book will prove useful for researchers and professionals working in the field of nanomaterials and green technology.
About the Author
Dr. Shakeel Ahmed is Assistant Professor at Higher Education Department, Govt. of Jammu and Kashmir, Jammu, India. He obtained his PhD in the area of biopolymers and bio-nanocomposites, and he worked as a research fellow at the Bio-Polymers Research Laboratory, Jamia Millia Islamia Univeristy. He has published several research articles in the area of green nanomaterials and biopolymers for various applications including biomedical, packaging, sensors, and water treatment. He has also contributed several book chapters, and written review articles on green synthesis of metal/metal oxides and nanomaterials. Dr. Wazed Ali is Assistant Professor at the Department of Textile Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. After obtaining his Master's and PhD from IIT Delhi in 2006 and 2011 respectively, he joined GE India Technology Centre Pvt. Ltd. (JFWTC), Bangalore as a research scientist. He was a recipient of the Bolton Fellowship from the University of Bolton, UK for three year's PhD program at IIT Delhi. He was awarded the prestigious Commonwealth Split-Site Doctoral Fellowship 2008 from the Commonwealth Fellowship Commission, London to pursue one-year research work in the UK during his PhD. He has published several research articles in international journals and has also filed for a US patent. He is a life member of the Indian Natural Fibre Society.