Advances in Nanosensors for Biological and Environmental Analysis

Advances in Nanosensors for Biological and Environmental Analysis

1st Edition - June 14, 2019

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  • Editors: Akash Deep, Sandeep Kumar
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174562
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174579

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Advances in Nanosensors for Biological and Environmental Analysis presents the current state-of-art in nanosensors for biological and environmental analysis, also covering commercial aspects. Broadly, the book provides detailed information on the emergence of different types of nanomaterials as transduction platforms used in the development of nanosensors. These include carbon nanotubes, graphene, 2-D transition metal dichalcogenides, conducting polymers and metal organic frameworks. Additional topics include sections on the way nanosensors have inspired new product development in various types of biological and environmental applications that are currently available and on the horizon.

Key Features

  • Features detailed information on various types of biological and environmental nanosensors
  • Gives particular attention to the different categories of advanced functional interfaces, processes for their development, and application areas
  • Includes the current state-of-the-art in terms of commercial aspects


Materials scientists, nanotechnologists and environmental scientists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Carbon based nanomaterials used for the development of sensitive nanosensor platforms
    2. Advances in the synthesis and development of 2-dimensional transition metal dichalcogenides based nanosensor platforms
    3. Conducting polymers and metal organic frameworks as advanced materials used for the development of nanosensor interfaces
    4. Synthesis and production of different biomolecules for application in the sensing of environmental pollutants
    5. Bioconjugation of different nanosurfaces with biorecognition molecules for the development of selective nanosensor platforms
    6. Development of disposable sensor strips for point-of-care testing of environmental pollutants
    7. Advantages and limitations of environmental nanosensors
    8. Commercial aspects of environmental nanosensors

Product details

  • No. of pages: 160
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: June 14, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128174562
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128174579

About the Editors

Akash Deep

Dr. Aakash Deep is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani. Dr. Deep was awarded B. Pharm. degree from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (2006), and M. Pharm. in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Guru Jambheshwar University of Science & Technology, Hisar (2008). He received his PhD degree in pharmaceutical sciences from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak (2015). Dr. Deep was awarded Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship from University Grant Commission, New Delhi, and was awarded the Best Thesis Award for the good work in PhD. Dr. Deep is a recipient of the Young Pharmacy Teacher Award, 2016 by APTI, Haryana State Branch and Best Thesis Award (2015–16) by Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Ch. Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani and Senior Scientist, CSIR- Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Chandigarh, India

Sandeep Kumar

Dr. Sandeep Kumar is a researcher of international recognition and has received his PhD degree from Panjab University, Chandigarh. His current research interest includes synthesis and characterization of nanomaterials, nano-carriers for healthcare applications; nanomaterials based sensors, biomaterials and nanotoxicity. Dr. Kumar has published more than 150 research papers in international journals of repute and also has patents to his credit. Dr. Kumar has international and national sponsored research projects from numerous funding agencies. Dr. Kumar has been rewarded with “Haryana Yuva Vigyan Ratna Award” and “Water Advanced Research and Innovation Fellow” for undertaking research work at University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA. Dr. Kumar visited Hanyang University, Seoul, South Korea; University of Florence, Italy as a visiting Professor and also Australia, UK, Scotland, Germany, Spain, France, Belgium etc under different supporting schemes of Govt of India.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of Department, Department of Bio and Nano Technology, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, India

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