Algae-Based Biomaterials for Sustainable Development

Algae-Based Biomaterials for Sustainable Development

Biomedical, Environmental Remediation and Sustainability Assessment

1st Edition - May 20, 2022

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  • Editors: Huu Ngo, Wenshan Guo, Ashok Pandey, Jo-Shu Chang, Duu-Jong Lee
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323961424
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323961431

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Biomass, Biofuels, and Biochemicals: Algae-Based Biomaterials for Sustainable Development, Biomedical, Environmental Remediation and Sustainability Assessment, a new release in the Biomass, Biofuels, and Biochemicals series, covers algae-based biomaterials—the green and renewable material that can be produced from various micro- and macro-algae species and utilized for several applications, including biomedical healthcare and environmental remediation. The book provides assessments of the current development of algae-based biomaterials, delivering information on diverse feedstocks and technologies for biomaterial production with a perspective surrounding sustainable development. In addition, circular bioeconomy aspects are included, giving researchers a comprehensive, sustainable development view. This valuable addition to the series delivers a much-needed reference for today’s applications in biomedical and environmental remediation.

Key Features

  • Comprises the advanced production of algae-based biomaterials from various micro- and macro-algae feedstocks
  • Describes up-to-date applications of algae-based biomaterials for environmental remediation, including pollutants and greenhouse gases
  • Helps explain the sustainable development of algae-based biomaterials, looking at  sustainable assessments and circular bioeconomy aspects

Readership

Chemical engineer; environmental engineer; chemical engineering researcher

Table of Contents

  • Cover Image
  • Title Page
  • Copyright
  • Table of Contents
  • Contributors
  • Preface
  • Chapter 1 Metabolism of microalgae and metabolic engineering for biomaterial applications
  • 1.1 Introduction
  • 1.2 Microalgae metabolic engineering
  • 1.3 Microalgal metabolism in the production of biomolecules
  • 1.4 Bioproducts obtained by microalgae
  • 1.5 Challenges
  • 1.6 Conclusions and perspectives
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 2 Microalgae oil-based drug delivery systems: Fabrication and applications
  • 2.1 Introduction
  • 2.2 Microalgae oil-based vesicles/carriers
  • 2.3 Microalgae oil-based nanoemulsions
  • 2.4 Conclusions and perspectives
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 3 Algae-based alginate biomaterial: Production and applications
  • 3.1 Introduction
  • 3.2 Synthesis of alginate-based biomaterials
  • 3.3 Alginate-based biomaterials for environmental applications
  • 3.4 Alginate-based biomaterials for agricultural applications
  • 3.5 Alginate-based biomaterials for biomedical applications
  • 3.6 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 4 Seaweed carrageenans: Productions and applications
  • 4.1 Introduction
  • 4.2 Carrageenan
  • 4.3 Technologies for carrageenan production
  • 4.4 Environmental benefit of carrageenan productions
  • 4.5 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 5 Algae-based agarose biomaterials: Production and applications
  • 5.1 Introduction
  • 5.2 Production of agarose and its applications
  • 5.3 Modified agarose-based biomaterials and their applications
  • 5.4 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 6 Bioprocessing for production and applications of bioplastics from algae
  • 6.1 Introduction
  • 6.2 Polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs)
  • 6.3 Edible films and additives
  • 6.4 Macroalgae as a potential source of bioplastics
  • 6.5 Production of microalgal biomass-derived bioplastic and blending with polymers
  • 6.6 Production technologies in algae-derived bio-based polymers and composites
  • 6.7 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 7 Microalgal applications in biomedicine and healthcare
  • 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Microalgal bioactive metabolites
  • 7.3 Production and biorefinery of microalgal bioactives
  • 7.4 Microalgae as a source of biomaterials
  • 7.5 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 8 Algal-based biomaterials for environmental remediation of heavy metals
  • 8.1 Introduction
  • 8.2 Biomass-based biomaterials
  • 8.3 Polysaccharides-based materials
  • 8.4 Mechanisms for biosorption of metals
  • 8.5 Conclusions and perspectives
  • Acknowledgment
  • References
  • Chapter 9 Algae-based biomaterials in 3D printing for applications in medical, environmental remediation, and commercial products
  • 9.1 Introduction
  • 9.2 Extraction of algae for biomaterials production and 3D printing
  • 9.3 Medical applications
  • 9.4 Environmental applications
  • 9.5 Commercial products
  • 9.6 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 10 Microalgae-based biomaterials for bioremediation of greenhouse gases
  • 10.1 Introduction
  • 10.2 Potential applications of microalgae as biomaterials
  • 10.3 Effects of multifactors on capture of carbon dioxide with algae-based biomaterial
  • 10.4 Effects of microalgae production on microalgal biomaterials
  • 10.5 Effects of microalgae processing on biomaterials
  • 10.6 Conclusions and perspectives
  • Acknowledgments
  • References
  • Chapter 11 Circular bioeconomy for resource recovery from wastewaters using algae-based technologies
  • 11.1 Introduction
  • 11.2 Circular bioeconomy perspective for resource recovery using microalgae
  • 11.3 Recovering nutrients from wastewaters using microalgae-based technologies
  • 11.4 Challenges in the algae-based processes for recovering nutrients toward bioeconomy framework
  • 11.5 Challenges for future research
  • 11.6 Conclusions and perspectives
  • Acknowledgment
  • References
  • Chapter 12 Sustainability assessment of algae-based biomaterials
  • 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Algae-based biomaterials and their applications
  • 12.3 Sustainability assessment of algae-based biomaterials
  • 12.4 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 13 Algae-based biomaterials for biomedicines
  • 13.1 Introduction
  • 13.2 Natural biomaterials
  • 13.3 Types of natural biomaterials
  • 13.5 Seaweed-based biomaterials
  • 13.6 Ulvan-based biomaterials
  • 13.7 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 14 Microalgae-based biomaterials for environmental remediation and functional use
  • 14.1 Introduction
  • 14.2 Microalgae-based biomaterials for wastewater treatment
  • 14.3 Algal-based biomaterials for soil remediation
  • 14.4 Bioplastics
  • 14.5 Electrode materials
  • 14.6 Process schemes for making microalgae-derived biomaterials
  • 14.7 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Chapter 15 Case studies of algae-based biomaterials for environmental remediation
  • 15.1 Introduction
  • 15.2 Wastewater remediation using algae-based biomaterials
  • 15.3 CO2 sequestration using algae-based materials
  • 15.4 Challenges to actual applications
  • 15.5 Conclusions and perspectives
  • References
  • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 340
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2022
  • Published: May 20, 2022
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323961424
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323961431

About the Editors

Huu Ngo

Prof. Ngo is currently a Professor of Environmental Engineering and serving as Deputy Director of Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater, Co-Director of Joint Research Centre for Protective Infrastructure Technology and Environmental Green Bioprocess, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology, University of Technology Sydney. He has been duly elected as Fellow of International Water Association (FIWA) and Fellow and Lead Researcher of the International Bioprocessing Association (FIBA and LRIBA) while serving as IBA Council Member. Prof. Ngo is internationally well-known for his activities in the areas of advanced biological waste treatment technologies (e.g. membrane bioreactor, specific attached and/or suspended growth bioreactors, anaerobic digesters, wetland and bio-sorption) and membrane technologies. His expertise and practical experience also covers the areas of alternative resources, management and impacts assessment, and solid waste management. Currently, he is very active to work on the development of specific green bioprocessing technologies: resource recovery, water-waste- bioenergy nexus and greenhouse gas emission control. Prof. Ngo has been listed as Highly Cited Researcher 2019 in Cross Field Category, Clarivate Analytics, Web of Science; Elsevier - World Top 3 ranking researcher 2019 in Environmental Engineering; Lead Researcher in the field of Biotechnology in Australia. He ranks #2 in the world for number of scholarly outputs in the SciVal topic ‘membrane fouling; bioreactors; membrane bioreactors (SciVal, Feb 2020). He ranks #1 in Australia for number of scholarly outputs in the SciVal topic ‘biosorption; aqueous solution; bisorption capacity; ‘antibiotics; oxytetracycline; veterinary antibiotics’, (SciVal, Feb 2020). Prof. Ngo has published more than 500 SCI/ISI journal papers (citations >20,000), 7 books and 35 book chapters, a number of patents while receiving several highly recognized honours/awards. He has been invited to give numerous plenary/keynotes and invited talks, seminars and lecturers in the international conferences as well as the universities/research institutions. Prof. Ngo has appointed as Editor of Bioresource Technology, Elsevier, Associate Editor of Science of the Total Environment, Elsevier, Associate Editor of Water Process Engineering and Associate Editor of Heliyon Journal, Elsevier. He is also an editorial board member/guest editor of numerous international journals such as Bioresource Technology Reports, Elsevier; Environmental Nanotechnology, Monitoring and Management, Elsevier; Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, IJSEES, Environmental Science and Ecotechnology, EHIT, Journal of Bioengineered, Taylor & Francis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Wenshan Guo

Prof. Wenshan Guo is a Professor in School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Technology Sydney (UTS). She is also a core member in Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater (CTWW) at UTS and her research focuses on the innovative water and wastewater treatment and reuse technologies. Her expertise and practical experience cover the areas of water and wastewater engineering such as membrane bioreactor, advanced biological wastewater treatment technologies, physico-chemical separation technologies, solid waste management, environmental assessment and desalination. Her current research is in the areas of green technologies for resource and energy recovery, waste-to-energy, water-waste-energy nexus and climate change mitigation. She has authored 1 book, 19 book chapters, and more than 350 papers. She is currently serving as Editor of Bioresource Technology Report (Elsevier), Associate Editors of Journal of Hazardous, Toxic & Radioactive Waste (ASCE), and Academic Editor of Journal of Chemistry (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, USA).

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor and core member in Centre for Technology in Water and Wastewater, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

Ashok Pandey

Professor Ashok Pandey is currently Distinguished Scientist at the Centre for Innovation and Translational Research, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, India and Executive Director (Honorary) at the Centre for Energy and Environmental Sustainability – India. Formerly, he was Eminent Scientist at the Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing, Mohali and Chief Scientist & Head of Biotechnology Division and Centre for Biofuels at CSIR’s National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology, Trivandrum. His major research and technological development interests are industrial & environmental biotechnology and energy biosciences, focusing on biomass to biofuels & chemicals, waste to wealth & energy, industrial enzymes, etc. Professor Pandey is Adjunct/Visiting Professor/Scientist in universities in France, Brazil, Canada, China, Korea, South Africa, and Switzerland and also in several universities in India. He has ~1425 publications/communications, which include 16 patents, 90 books, >700 papers and book chapters, etc with h index of 105 and ~49,000 citations (Goggle scholar). He has transferred several technologies to industries and has done industrial consultancy for about a dozen projects for Indian/international industries. Professor Pandey is the recipient of many national and international awards and honours, which include Highest Cited Researcher (Top 1% in the world), Clarivate Analytics, Web of Science (2020, 2019 & 2018); Top scientist in Biotechnology (#1 in India and #8 in the world), Stanford University world ranking (2020); Fellow, World Society of Sustainable Energy Technologies (2020); Fellow, Indian Chemical Society (2020); Distinguished Scientist, VDGOOD Professional Association, India (2020); Distinguished Professor of Eminence with global impact in the area of Biotechnology, Precious Cornerstone University, Nigeria (2020); IconSWM Life-time Achievement Award 2019, International Society for Solid Waste Management, KIIT, Bhubaneshwar, India (2019); Yonsei Outstanding Scholar, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea (2019); Life-Time Achievement Award from the Biotech Research Society, India (2018); Life-Time Achievement Award from Venus International Research Awards (2018), Most Outstanding Researcher Award from Career360 (2018), Life-Time Achievement Award from the International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (2017); Fellow, Royal Society of Biology, UK (2016); Felow, International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability (2016); Academician of European Academy of Sciences and Arts, Austria (2015); Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India (2012); Fellow, Association of Microbiologists of India (2008); Honorary Doctorate degree from Univesite Blaise Pascal, France (2007); Fellow, International Organization of Biotechnology and Bioengineering (2007); Thomson Scientific India Citation Laureate Award, USA (2006); Fellow, the Biotech Research Society, India (2005); UNESCO Professor (2000); Raman Research Fellowship Award, CSIR (1995); GBF, Germany and CNRS, France Fellowships (1992) and Young Scientist Award (1989), etc. Professor Pandey is Founder President of the Biotech Research Society, India (www.brsi.in); Founder & International Coordinator of International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, France (www.ifibiop.org), Chairman of the International Society for Energy, Environment & Sustainability (www.isees.in), Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology (http://ees.elsevier.com/bite/), Honorary Executive Advisor of Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability (www.jees.in), Journal of Systems Microbiology and Biomanufacturing (https://www.springer.com/journal/43393), Journal of Environmental Sciences and Engineering (http://neerijese.org/editorial-board/), Subject Editor, Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, India (https://www.springer.com/life+sciences/journal/40011) and Associate Editor, Biologia – Section Cellular and Molecular Biology (https://www.springer.com/journal/11756/editors) and editorial board member of several international and Indian journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Scientist, Centre for Innovation and Translational Research, CSIR-Indian Institute of Toxicology Research, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India

Jo-Shu Chang

Dr. Jo-Shu Chang is Deputy Director of Research Center for Energy Technology and Strategy and University Chair Professor of Department of Chemical Engineering at National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan. He received his Ph.D. degree from University of California, Irvine (USA) in 1993. His research interests cover biochemical engineering, environmental biotechnology and applied microbiology with a recent focus on microalgae-based CO2 reutilization, biofuels production, and biorefineries. He is Fellow of American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) and has received numerous prestigious domestic and international academic awards. He has published nearly 400 SCI-indexed journal papers with a total citation of over 38,300 times and an h-index (Web of Science) of 100. He also serves as executive committee member of Asia Federation of Biotechnology (AFOB). He was honoured with Distinguish Research Award by the National Science Council, Taiwan. He is Associate Editor of Bioresource Technology.

Affiliations and Expertise

University Chair Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan

Duu-Jong Lee

Professor Duu-Jong Lee is currently Life-Time University Professor of Chemical Engineering at the National Taiwan University (NTU), Taipei, Taiwan. His areas of specialization are environmental biological processes with special reference to aerobic and anaerobic treatment of wastewaters and solid wastes and their conversion to materials and energy. Prof. Lee has authored three books, >800 research and review papers, book chapters, etc , five patents and three books. His h index is 97 with more than 43100 citations. He has been a recipient of Outstanding Fellow award from National Science Council, Taiwan (2009), Chang-Kang Scholar award (2007), Scientific Chair Professor award of YZH Foundation (2012), etc. He is Fellow, International Bioprocessing Association; Fellow, Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers and Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry. He has been Associate Editor of Bioresource Technology and is Editor-in-Chief of Bioresource Technology Reports.

Affiliations and Expertise

University Chair Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

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