Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128198605

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation

1st Edition

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Editors: Maulin P. Shah Susana Rodriguez-Couto S. Sevinc Sengor
Paperback ISBN: 9780128198605
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st May 2020
Page Count: 498
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Description

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation introduces emerging bioremediation technologies for the treatment and management of industrial wastes and other environmental pollutants for the sake of environmental sustainability. Emerging bioremediation approaches such as nano-bioremediation technology, electro-bioremediation technology, microbial fuel cell technology, Modified Ludzack-Ettinger Process, Modified Activated Sludge Process, and phytotechnologies for the remediation of industrial wastes/pollutants are discussed in a comprehensive manner not found in other books. Furthermore, the book includes updated information as well as future directions for research in the field of bioremediation of industrial wastes.

This book will be extremely useful to students, researchers, scientists and professionals in the field of microbiology and biotechnology, Bio (chemical) engineers, environmental researchers, eco-toxicology, and many more.

Key Features

  • Includes the recovery of resources from wastewater
  • Describes the importance of microorganisms in environmental bioremediation technologies
  • Points out the reuse of treated wastewater through emerging technologies
  • Pays attention to the occurrence of novel micro-pollutants
  • Emphasizes the role of nanotechnology in pollutant bioremediation

Readership

Engineers, scientists who require an excellent introduction and basic knowledge to the principles of Environmental Bioremediation Technologies. Different professionals, mangers working or interested in the Environmental Microbiology or Bioremediation fields. Students of Environmental Biotechnology/Microbiology

Table of Contents

  1. Immobilization of anaerobic ammonium oxidation bacteria for
    nitrogen-rich wastewater treatment
    2. Accelerated bioremediation of petroleum refinery sludge through
    biostimulation and bioaugmentation of native microbiome
    3. Degradation and detoxification of waste via bioremediation: a step toward
    a sustainable environment
    4. Fungal laccases: versatile green catalyst for bioremediation of
    organopollutants
    5. Emerging bioremediation technologies for the treatment of
    wastewater containing synthetic organic compounds
    6. Bacterial quorum sensing in environmental biotechnology: a new
    approach for the detection and remediation of emerging pollutants
    7. Bioremediation: an effective technology toward a sustainable
    environment via the remediation of emerging environmental pollutants
    8. Metagenomics in the remediation of contaminated sites
    and environmental restoration
    9. In situ bioremediation techniques for the removal of emerging
    contaminants and heavy metals using hybrid microbial electrochemical
    technologies
    10. Gene-targeted metagenomics approach for the degradation of organic
    pollutants
    11. Current status of toxic wastewater control strategies
    12. Latest innovations in bacterial degradation of textile azo dyes
    13. Development in wastewater treatment plant design
    14. Engineering biomaterials for the bioremediation: advances in
    nanotechnological approaches for heavy metals removal from natural
    resources
    15. Algal<BACTERIAL treatment
    16. Role of plant growth<PROMOTING in L.
    17. Study of transport models for arsenic removal using nanofiltration
    process: recent perspectives
    18. Bioremediation and biorecovery of aqueous lead by local lead-resistant
    organisms
    19. Microbial bioremediation of azo dye through microbiological
    approach
    20. Novel process of ellagic acid synthesis from waste generated from
    mango pulp processing industries

Details

No. of pages:
498
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2020
Published:
1st May 2020
Imprint:
Elsevier
Paperback ISBN:
9780128198605

About the Editor

Maulin P. Shah

Maulin P. Shah, currently Chief Scientist & Head – Industrial Waste Water Research Lab, Division of Applied and Environmental Microbiology Lab at Enviro Technology Ltd., Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India, has served as an Assistant Professor at Godhra, Gujarat University in 2001. He has more than 160 research publication in highly reputed national and international journals. He is an active Editorial Board Member in 75 highly reputed Journal’s in the field of Environmental & Biological Sciences. ”. He has been appointed as an Editor-in-Chief in two journals viz. (1) Research Journal of Microbiology & (2) Journal of Biotechnology and Biomaterials. His work has been focused to assess the impact of industrial pollution on microbial diversity of wastewater following cultivation dependant and cultivation independent analysis. His major work involves isolation, screening, identification and Genetic Engineering of high impact of Microbes for the degradation of hazardous materials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Chief Scientist and Head, Industrial Waste Water Research Lab, Division of Applied and Environmental Microbiology Lab, Enviro Technology Ltd., Ankleshwar, Gujarat, India

Susana Rodriguez-Couto

Prof. Dr. Susana Rodríguez-Couto graduated in Chemistry at the University of Santiago de Compostela in 1992 and obtained her doctorate in Chemistry in 1999 from the University of Vigo. He worked at the University of Santiago de Compostela as a research associate, at the University of Vigo as an associate professor and as an Isidro Parga Pondal senior researcher and at Rovira i Virgili University (Tarragona) as a Ramón y Cajal senior researcher. She has also worked as an invited researcher at the Institute from Environmental Technology, Graz University of Technology (Austria) and at the Department of Biological Engineering, University of Minho (Portugal). Since January 2009, she holds a permanent position as an Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science) Research Professor at the Water & Health Division of Ceit-IK4 (Donostia-San Seabastian, Spain). Her main achievements are the development of methods for enzymatic complex production by cultivation of different white-rot fungi under solid-state fermentation conditions and the efficient application of these enzymatic complexes to the decomposition of xenobiotic compounds, the design of different solid-state bioreactors and the design of enzymatic bioreactors. Non-confidential results have led to more than 110 international papers in outstanding journals (h index 35), 76 communications at both national and international conferences, 14 chapters in books and 2 books. She is also editor and member of the editorial board of several international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Since January 2009, she holds a permanent position as an Ikerbasque (Basque Foundation for Science) Research Professor at the Water & Health Division of Ceit-IK4 (Donostia-San Seabastian, Spain). Ikerbasque, Basque Foundation for Science Maria Diaz de Haro, Bilbao, Spain

S. Sevinc Sengor

Dr. Sevinc Sengor research interests and expertise are in mathematical modeling of contaminants in the subsurface environments, biogeochemical processes, environmental bioremediation, water quality, modeling multiphase flow in porous media, and sustainable food-water-energy systems. She has been actively involved in various collaborative research projects including multi-component transport modeling of heavy metals in subsurface, uranium fate and transport modeling, applications of transport in nano-porous media for subsurface flows such as for oil and gas recovery, and development of novel techniques that are cost-effective and highly efficient to remove emerging contaminants in drinking water supplies. Her research articles are published in the top journals in the field including Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, Biochemical Engineering Journal, and Critical Reviews in Environmental Science & Technology. She has developed and taught graduate and upper division undergraduate courses in “Engineering Microbiology”, “Fate and Transport of Contaminants”, “Environmental Chemistry and Biology”, “Groundwater Hydrology and Contaminants”, as well as “Introduction to Environmental Engineering and Science”. She has supervised numerous doctoral dissertations, master thesis, and advised many undergraduate students. She has been serving as a reviewer in various journals of national and international reputation. She is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Environmental Management and Editorial Board Member of the Journal of Bioremediation and Biodegradation, and several other international journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Civil and Environmental Engineering, Bobby B. Lyle School of Engineering, Southern Methodist University, TX, USA

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