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Green Biocomposites for Biomedical Engineering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128215531, 9780128215548

Green Biocomposites for Biomedical Engineering

1st Edition

Design, Properties, and Applications

Editors: Md Enamul Hoque Ahmed Sharif Mohammad Jawaid
eBook ISBN: 9780128215548
Paperback ISBN: 9780128215531
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 25th June 2021
Page Count: 474
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Table of Contents

Section 1: Introduction and Design of Biocomposites

1. Introduction to Green Biocomposites

2. Designing of Biocomposites

3. Computational Modeling of Biocomposites

4. Biomechanics of Biocomposites

Section 2: Diversities of Biocomposites

5. Antimicrobial Biocomposites

6. Bioactive Glass Based Biocomposites

7. Bioceramic Based Biocomposites

8. Hydroxyapatite Based Biocomposites

9. Metal Oxide Filled Biocomposites

10. Bioresorbable Biocomposites

11. Cellulose Based Biocomposites

12. Chitin and Chitosan Based Biocomposites

13. Graphene Based Biocomposites

14. Protein Based Biocomposite

15. Starch Based Biocomposites

16. Natural Fiber Reinforced Biocomposites

Section 3: Application Based Biocomposites

17. Biocomposites for Biomedical Devices

18. Biocomposites for Artificial Organs

19. Biocomposites for Orthopedic Implants

20. Biocomposites for Prostheses

21. Biocomposites for Coatings

22. Biocomposites for Regenerative Medicine

Section 4: Ethics, Safety and Recycling of Biocomposites

23. Industrial Implementations of Biocomposites

24. Recycling of Biocomposites

25. Ethical Issues of Biocomposites

26. Safety and Health Issues of Biocomposites


Green Biocomposites for Biomedical Engineering: Design, Properties, and Applications combines emergent research outcomes with fundamental theoretical concepts relevant to processing, properties and applications of advanced green composites in the field of biomedical engineering. The book outlines the design elements and characterization of biocomposites, highlighting each class of biocomposite separately. A broad range of biomedical applications for biocomposites is then covered, with a final section discussing the ethics and safety regulations associated with manufacturing and the use of biocomposites.

With contributions from eminent editors and recognized authors around the world, this book is a vital reference for researchers in biomedical engineering, materials science and environmental science, both in industry and academia.

Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive information regarding current advances in the interdisciplinary field of eco-friendly green composite materials for biomedical applications
  • Offers coverage of state-of-the-art physics-based advanced models used in composites
  • Lists a broad range of characterization techniques and biomedical applications


Researchers and R&D groups in biomedical engineering and materials science, with a targeted interest in sustainability, biodegradable materials and biocompatibility. Environmental scientists


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About the Editors

Md Enamul Hoque

Prof. Md Enamul Hoque is a Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the Military Institute of Science and Technology (MIST), Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prior to joining MIST, he held key positions in other global universities which include: Head of Department in Biomedical Engineering at King Faisal University, Saudi Arabia; and Founding Head of the Bioengineering Division, at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus. He completed his PhD at the National University of Singapore in 2007. He also obtained his PGCHE from the University of Nottingham, UK in 2015. He is a Chartered Engineer (CEng) certified by the Engineering Council, UK, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA), UK. To date, he has published 6 books, 23 book chapters, and 163 technical papers in refereed journals and international conference proceedings. His major areas of research include stem cells, tissue engineering, orthopedic implants, rehabilitation engineering, biomaterials, biocomposites, rapid prototyping technology, nanotechnology and nanomaterials.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Military Institute of Science Technology (MIST), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Ahmed Sharif

Prof. Ahmed Sharif is a Professor in the Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Bangladesh. After obtaining his PhD in 2005, he subsequently became Professor and Head of the Department in 2014. He is also a Visiting Professor at the City University of Hong Kong and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed (SCI listed) papers in leading international journals on soldering and ferroelectric materials research and has been invited to numerous international conferences to present keynote lectures. Recently, he has edited a book on Harsh Environment Electronics which was published by Wiley. He has received numerous awards including the IEEE-CPMT Young Scientist Award (for his paper at the IEEE-conference in Japan) and the Outstanding Researcher Award from City University of Hong Kong.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Materials and Metallurgical Engineering, Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET), Dhaka, Bangladesh

Mohammad Jawaid

Dr. Mohammad Jawaid is currently working as High Flyer Fellow (Professor) at Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia, and also has been Visiting Professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia since June 2013. He has more than 16 years of experience in teaching, research, and industries. His area of research interests includes hybrid composites, lignocellulosic reinforced/filled polymer composites, advance materials: graphene/nanoclay/fire retardant, modification and treatment of lignocellulosic fibers and solid wood, biopolymers and biopolymers for packaging applications, nanocomposites and nanocellulose fibers, and polymer blends.

Affiliations and Expertise

High Flyer Fellow (Professor), Biocomposite Technology Laboratory, Institute of Tropical Forestry and Forest Products (INTROP), Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Serdang, Selangor, Malaysia