Carbon Dioxide Capture and Conversion: Advanced Materials and Processes provides fundamental principles, updated knowledge and recent developments of various advanced processes for CO2 mitigation and transformation. This comprehensive overview of CO2 capture and conversion covers nanoporous materials, biomaterials, innovative solvents, advanced membrane technology, nanocatalyst synthesis and design, cutting-edge characterization techniques, and intrinsic mechanisms and kinetics. In addition to techno-economical evaluation and lifecycle assessment for CO2 capture and conversion processes, the future perspectives, opportunities and current challenges regarding these processes in terms of industrial applications are systematically provided in this book.
Offers fundamental understanding and industrial applications of CO2 capture and conversion technology
Covers all aspects of recent developments in nanomaterials and advanced processes implemented for CO2 capture and conversions
Contains state-of-the-art CO2 capture and conversion technology written by leading international experts in the field
Provides a valuable and updated reference for academic and industrial researchers, postgraduates, scientists and engineers
Offers advanced techniques of nanomaterial synthesis, characterization, evaluation and industrial implementation in a wide range of CO2
Research scholars, PhDs, postdocs, researchers who are doing research in the field of carbon dioxide mitigation and capture. Industrial researchers: Researchers in industries at the level of fresher and seniors
Table of Contents
Section I: CO2 Capture 1. Advanced porous solids for CO2 capture: synthesis and application 2. Nanoporous carbon and molecular sieve materials for CO2 adsorption and separation: current progress, challenges, and future perspectives 3. Biochar-based materials for CO2 capture and sequestration 4. Current progress of amine-based adsorbents for CO2 capture 5. CO2-responsive smart materials for capture and utilization: contemporary headway and forthcoming prospects 6. The potential of carbon capture in gas flaring technologies 7. Ionic liquids for post-combustion CO2 capture 8. Application of membrane separation technology for CO2 capture 9. Sequestration of carbon dioxide (CO2) in oil and gas reservoirs for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) 10. Techno-economic assessment of CO2 capture technologies
Section II: CO2 Conversion 11. Sustainable utilization of CO2 towards a circular economy: prospect, challenges and opportunities 12. A comprehensive review of the CO2 conversion into green hydrocarbon fuels 13. Recent advances in CO2 methanation: nanocatalyst, operating conditions and kinetic investigation 14. CO2 reforming of ethanol and glycerol for H2 generation: current status and future perspectives 15. Catalytic conversion of CO2 into alcohols 16. Advanced conversion of CO2 by hydride and metal-based materials 17. Photocatalytic reduction of CO2 into renewable fuels: recent developments in the design of photoreactors 18. Biological conversion of CO2 to methane 19. Upcycling of carbon from waste via bioconversion into biofuel and feed 20. Case study for CO2 conversion in CREATE - Singapore: A table-top chemical factory for the reduction of CO2 to value added chemicals 21. Current chemical processes to utilize CO2 as a carbon source
Dr. Sonil Nanda is a Research Associate in the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. He received his Ph.D. degree in Biology from York University, Canada; M.Sc. degree in Applied Microbiology from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT University), India; and B.Sc. degree in Microbiology from Orissa University of Agriculture and Technology, India. Dr. Nanda’s research areas are related to the production of advanced biofuels and biochemicals through thermochemical and biochemical conversion technologies such as gasification, pyrolysis, carbonization and fermentation. He has gained expertise in hydrothermal gasification of a wide variety of organic wastes and biomass including agricultural and forestry residues, industrial effluents, municipal solid wastes, cattle manure, sewage sludge and food wastes to produce hydrogen fuel. His parallel interests are also in the generation of hydrothermal flames for the treatment of hazardous wastes, agronomic applications of biochar, phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils, as well as carbon capture and sequestration. Dr. Nanda has published over 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, 30 book chapters and has presented at many international conferences. Dr. Nanda serves as a Fellow Member of the Society for Applied Biotechnology in India, as well as a Life Member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers; Association of Microbiologists of India; Indian Science Congress Association; and the Biotech Research Society of India. He is also an active member of several chemical engineering societies across North America such as the American Institute of Chemical Engineers, the Chemical Institute of Canada, and the Combustion Institute-Canadian Section. Dr. Nanda is an Assistant Subject Editor for the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier). He has also edited several Special Issues in renowned journals such as the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier), Chemical Engineering Science (Elsevier) Waste and Biomass Valorization (Springer), Topics in Catalysis (Springer), SN Applied Sciences (Springer), Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (Springer), and Chemical Engineering & Technology (Wiley).
Affiliations and Expertise
Research Associate, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dr. Dai-Viet N. Vo is currently the Director of the Center of Excellence for Green Energy and Environmental Nanomaterials at Nguyen Tat Thanh University in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from The University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia in 2011. He has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of New South Wales in Sydney and Texas A&M University at Qatar, Doha. Formerly, he was a Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Chemical & Natural Resources Engineering in the Universiti Malaysia Pahang in Kuantan, Malaysia (2013-2019). His research areas are in the production of green synthetic fuels via Fischer-Tropsch synthesis using biomass-derived syngas from various reforming processes. He is also an expert in advanced material synthesis and catalyst characterization. During his early career, he has worked as the principal investigator and co-investigator for 21 different funded research projects related to sustainable and alternative energy. He has published 6 books, 15 book chapters, more than 110 peer-reviewed journal articles and 80 conference proceedings. He has served in the technical and publication committees of numerous international conferences in chemical engineering, catalysis and renewable energy. Dr. Vo is an Assistant Subject Editor for the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier) and a Guest Editor for several Special Issues in high-impact factor journals such as the International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (Elsevier), Comptes Rendus Chimie (Elsevier), Chemical Engineering Science (Elsevier), Waste and Biomass Valorization (Springer), Topics in Catalysis (Springer), Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery (Springer), Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology (Wiley) and Chemical Engineering & Technology (Wiley). He is also an Editorial Board Member of many international journals including PLOS One, SN Applied Sciences (Springer) and Scientific Reports (Springer Nature).
Affiliations and Expertise
Director, Center of Excellence for Green Energy and Environmental Nanomaterials, Nguyen Tat Thanh University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Van-Huy Nguyen received the B.S. degree (2008) in Environmental Engineering from Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology and M.S. degree (2010) in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University (NTU). He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemical Engineering from National Taiwan University of Science and Technology in 2015. Dr. Nguyen was previously a Post-doctoral Fellow at National Taiwan University. He has gained the knowledge and experiences from working in both academia and industry. Prior to joining Duy Tan University, he worked for Nan Pao (Vietnam), and Ton Duc Thang University as a Principal Investigator and Research Fellow, respectively. He also works as a Principal Researcher at Lac Hong University. Dr. Nguyen has published over 25 peer-reviewed journal articles, 3 book chapters and has presented at many international conferences. He is also the Guest-Editor of three Special Issues in respected journals such as the Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology (Wiley), Arabian Journal of Chemistry (Elsevier), and Topics in Catalysis (Springer). Dr. Nguyen is also an active reviewer for many high-impact journals published by Elsevier, RSC, MDPI, and Frontiers Publishers. His research works have gained wide interest through his highly-cited research publications, book chapters, conference presentations, and workshop lectures. His research focuses on chemical and materials aspects of (photo)catalytic processes and a basic understanding of (photo)catalysts, with emphasis on applied to environmental problems and production of clean energy.
Affiliations and Expertise
Duy Tan University, Vietnam
Principal Researcher, Lac Hong University, Biên Hòa, Đồng Nai Province, Vietnam