Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444640529, 9780444640536

Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals

1st Edition

Microbial Electrochemical Technology: Sustainable Platform for Fuels, Chemicals and Remediation

Editors: S.Venkata Mohan Ashok Pandey Sunita Varjani
Paperback ISBN: 9780444640529
eBook ISBN: 9780444640536
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 29th September 2018
Page Count: 1146
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Table of Contents

Ch 1: Microbial Electrochemical Technology(MET)-Basics and Applications

1.1 Introduction to Bioelectrogenesis

1.2 Applications

1.3 Electrodes

1.4 Membranes

1.5 Design

Ch 2: Electro Microbiology

2.1 Biocatalysts Anode and Cathode

2.2 Bioelectrochemistry Principles and Applications

2.3 Electron Transfer Process towards Harnessing Reducing Powers

2.4 Electroactive Microbiome

2.5 Photosynthesis and Biocatalysts

Ch:3 Microbial Fuel Cell: Power Production

3.1 Physical Factors influencing Power Output

3.2 Biological Factors influencing Power Output (including Biocathode)

3.3 Losses and Strategies to overcome

3.4 Configurations and Design

3.5 Stacking and Scale-up Operation

Ch 4 : Bioelectrochemical Treatment System: Waste Remediation

4.1 Role of Anode on Remediation

4.2 Role of Cathode on Remediation

4.3 Specific Pollutants (priority pollutants, xenobiotics, metals, etc)

4.4 Constructed wetlands embedded Applications

4.5 Microbial Desalination system

43.6 Design and Scaling-u Operation

Ch 5: Bio-Electrosynthesis: Biofuels and Chemicals

5.1 Electrofuels

5.2 Electrochemicals

5.3 Microbial Electrolysis for H2 Production

5.4 Bio-Sequestration of CO2 to Fuels and C hemicals

5.5 Electrofermentation

5.6 Resource Recovery

Ch 6 Sensors

6.1 Portable and Remote Applications

6.2 Microscale electrosensors

Ch 7: Bioelectro-Refinery

7.1 Integrated Biorefinery Approach

7.2 Life Cycle and Sustainability Analysis

7.3 Policy and Bioeconomy


Description

Biomass, Biofuels, Biochemicals encompasses the potential of microbial electrochemical technologies, delineating their role in developing a technology for abating environmental crisis and enabling transformation to a sustainable future. The book provides new and futuristic methods for bioelectrogenesis, multiple product synthesis, waste remediation strategies, and electromicrobiology generation which are widely essential to individuals from industry, marketing, activists, writers, etc. In addition, it provides essential knowledge transfer to researchers, students and science enthusiasts on Microbial Electrochemical Technologies, detailing the functional mechanisms employed, various operational configurations, influencing factors governing the reaction progress and integration strategies.

With these key topics and features, the book generates interest among a wide range of people related to renewable energy generation and sustainable environmental research.

Key Features

  • Depicts the holistic view of the multiple applications of Microbial Electrochemical Technologies (METs) in a unified comprehensible manner
  • Provides strategic integrations of MET with various bioprocesses that are essential in establishing a circular biorefinery
  • Widens the scope of the existing technologies, giving up-to date, state-of-the-art information and knowledge on research and commercialization
  • Contains topics that are lucid, providing interdisciplinary knowledge on the environment, molecular biology, engineering, biotechnology, microbiology and economic aspects
  • Includes more than 75 illustrations, figures, diagrams, flow charts, and tables for further study

Readership

Academicians and Researchers at undergraduate, post graduate and Ph.D. level in Chemical and Process Engineering, Environmental science, Sustainability analysis, Electrochemistry, Materials science, Biotechnology, Microbiology, and Molecular biology


Details

No. of pages:
1146
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
29th September 2018
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780444640529
eBook ISBN:
9780444640536

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About the Editors

S.Venkata Mohan Editor

Dr.S.Venkata Mohan is working as Principal Scientist in CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad since 1998. He was a Visiting Professor at Kyoto University (2005) and Alexander von Humboldt (AvH) Fellow at Technical University of Munich, Germany (2001-02). His main research interests are in the domain of Environmental Bioengineering Specifically in the areas of Advance Waste Remediation, Aciodogenesis, Microbial Electrogenesis, Photosynthesis and Waste Biorefinery. He has authored more than 310 research articles, 36 chapters for books, edited 4 books and has 9 patents. His publication has more than 12,750 citations with an h-index of 62 (Google Scholar). He has guided 22 PhDs., 2 M.Phils and more than 100 M.Tech./B.Tech./M.Sc. students. Recently, Dr Mohan recently successfully demonstrated a pilot plant for biohydrogen production from waste for MNRE and waste fed biorefinery platform for CSIR. He carried out various industrial and consultancy projects in the area of environmental management. Dr Mohan is recipient of coveted ‘Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prize’ for the year 2014 in Engineering Sciences from Government of India. He also received several awards and honours, which includes, Most outstanding Researcher in the field of Environmental Science in India- 2018 by Carrer360, as ‘National Bioscience award-2012’ by DBT, Government of India, SERB-IGCW-2017 for ‘Biohydrogen Technology’ from DST-SERB, Environmental Engineering Design Award 2017 by the National Design and Research Forum (NDRF) of Institute of Engineers, India (2017), ‘Prosper.net-Scopus Young Researcher Award in Sustainable Development -2010’ under Energy Category by United Nations University and Elsevier, ‘NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award- 2010’ in Earth, Oceanographic & Environmental Sciences by NASI and Elsevier, Nawab Zain Yar Jung Bahadur Memorial Prize-1994 by The Institution of Engineers (India), etc. Dr Mohan is an elected Fellow of National Academy of Engineering, Biotech Research Society of India, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh Akademy of Sciences, International Forum on Industrial Bioprocesses, Institution of Engineers, International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability, etc. Dr Mohan is National Editor for Science Portal (EVS), subject Editor for the Journal of Energy, Associate Editor for Frontiers in Environmental Science and Frontiers in Energy Research and is serving on the Editorial Board of several journals viz., Bioresource Technology, Advances in Energy Research, Carbon Resources Conversion, etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Scientist in CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India

Ashok Pandey

Ashok Pandey Editor

Prof. 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. 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, South Africa, South Korea, Switzerland, etc and also in several universities several in India. He has ~ 1300 publications/communications, which include 16 patents, 83 books, ~ 700 papers and book chapters, etc with h index of 93 and > 38,000 citations (Goggle scholar). Professor Pandey is Editor-in-chief of Bioresource Technology, Honorary Executive Advisor of Journal of Water Sustainability and Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability, Subject Editor of Proceedings of National Academy of Sciences, India.

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Sunita Varjani Editor

Dr. Sunita Varjani is Scientific Officer at Gujarat Pollution Control Board, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India. Her major areas of research are Industrial and Environmental Microbiology/Biotechnology. She has worked as visiting scientist at EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Dr. Varjani has authored more than 110 publications, including research and review papers, books and book chapters. She has won several awards, including Young Scientist Awards from Association of Microbiologists of India, International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability and AFRO-ASIAN Congress on Microbes for Human and Environmental Health, New Delhi; Top Reviewer Award - 2017, Bioresource Technology, Elsevier and Best Paper Awards in national and international conferences in 2008, 2012, 2013 and 2018. She is member of editorial board of Journal of Energy and Environmental Sustainability and has served as guest editor of special issues of Bioresource Technology, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, ASCE- Journal of Environmental Engineering and others. She is Management Council Member of the BRSI (www.brsi.in).

Affiliations and Expertise

Scientific Officer, Gujarat Pollution Control Board