Nanotechnology Applications in Environmental Engineering

Nanotechnology Applications in Environmental Engineering

Rabia Nazir (Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Laboratories Complex, Pakistan)
Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 469
ISBN13: 9781522557456|ISBN10: 1522557458|EISBN13: 9781522557463|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-5745-6


Nanotechnology is the twenty-first century revolution that has impacted each and every aspect of life despite its small size. As nanoscale research continues to advance, scientists and engineers are developing new applications for many different disciplines, including environmental applications.

Nanotechnology Applications in Environmental Engineering contains innovative research on nanomaterials and their impact on the environment. It also explores the current and potential future applications of nanodevices in environmental science and engineering, showcasing how nanomaterials can be tailored to address some of the environmental remediation and sensing/detection problems faced today. While highlighting topics such as environmental science, nanomaterials, and membrane technology, this book is ideally designed for environmental scientists, nanotechnologists, chemists, engineers, and individuals seeking current research on nanotechnology and its applications in environmental engineering.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Environmental Monitoring
  • Environmental Science
  • Heavy Metals
  • Magnetic Nanomaterials
  • Nano-Sensors
  • Nanomaterials
  • Pollution
  • Structure Property Relationship
  • Waste water treatment

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Rabia Nazir is currently working as Senior Scientific Officer in a reputable R&D organization named as Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) Laboratories Complex, Lahore, Pakistan. Nanotechnology is her specific field of interest and she is handling several R&D projects in that area pertaining to development of nanomaterials and nanocomposites with application in water and wastewater treatment, pharmaceuticals, health care etc. She is also the member of R&D committee and Commercialization committee of PCSIR where her work is to participate in planning , arranging and supporting programs for need based & market oriented research & development projects. She has completed 10 different projects that helped local industry and academia; utilizing the indigenous resources. She is an author of two books on Nanotechnology and has contributed two chapters in two other books published on Nanotechnology. She has 44 research publications in local and international reputed journals. She has supervised 42 research students in her career spanning over 16 years.