Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Sustainable Organic Synthesis

1st Edition - August 26, 2020

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  • Editors: Dr. Inamuddin, Rajender Boddula, Abdullah Asiri
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128195390
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128227602

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Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Sustainable Organic Synthesis provides an in-depth overview in the area of organic, pharmaceutical, engineering and environmental sciences, with a focus on the purification and extraction of fine chemicals, alternative green solvents, medicinal, analytical drugs, and bioactive compounds utilizing green chemistry protocols. It also focuses on the nanocatalysis, biocatalysis, solvent-free, recyclable organocatalysis, solid-supported reagents, heterogeneous polymer reusable catalysis, and CO2 conversion to commercial chemicals, utilizing industrial strategies such as flow-reactor, microwave, ultrasonics, ball-mill, photochemical and electrochemical methods.

Key Features

  • Covers a broad overview of sustainable organic synthesis
  • Outlines eco-friendly organic synthesis using novel techniques and chemical processes, i.e., photochemical, electrochemical, microwave, bio-strategies, etc.
  • Gives a detailed account of green, large-scale techniques in organic synthesis and their applications in pharmaceutical production
  • Presents cutting-edge, recent advances in industrial pharmaceuticals and the technologies involved in medicinal and organic chemistry
  • Provides a systematic discussion of each technology in organic synthesis, including main parameters and challenges


Researchers, academicians in chemistry, biochemical engineering, biotechnology, and other interdisciplinary fields of science and technology;Researchers in chemical and pharmaceutical industries

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction, parameters and advantages of greener organic synthesis
    2. Atom-economy green organic synthesis
    3. Microwave-assisted organic synthesis
    4. Ultrasound-assisted organic synthesis
    5. Bioenzyme-assisted organic synthesis
    6. Micellar-assisted organic synthesis
    7. Solvent-free organic synthesis
    8. Green organic synthesis by carbon oxide conversion
    9. Ionic liquids-assisted organic synthesis
    10. Green organic synthesis in supercritical water
    11. Sustainable organic synthesis by electrochemical protocol
    12. Green organic synthesis by flow approach
    13. Recyclable organocatalysis in organic synthesis
    14. Organic synthesis by photochemical protocol
    15. Organic synthesis by eco-friendly solvents beyond water
    16. Sustainable organic synthesis by water vs supercritical water
    17. Nanocatalysis in Sustainable organic synthesis
    18. Biocatalysis in organic synthesis
    19. Recoverable polymer catalysis in organic synthesis
    20. Solid-state sustainable organic synthesis
    21. Employing sustainable pathways for organic synthesis

Product details

  • No. of pages: 506
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: August 26, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128195390
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128227602

About the Editors

Dr. Inamuddin

Inamuddin is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. He is also a permanent faculty member (Assistant Professor) at the Department of Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He obtained a Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Chaudhary Charan Singh (CCS) University, Meerut, India, in 2002. He then received his Master of Philosophy and Doctor of Philosophy degrees in Applied Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), India, in 2004 and 2007, respectively. He has extensive research experience in multidisciplinary fields of Analytical Chemistry, Materials Chemistry, and Electrochemistry and, more specifically, renewable energy and environment. He has worked on different research projects as project fellow and senior research fellow funded by University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of India, and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Government of India. He has received the Fast Track Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science and Technology, India, to work in the area of bending actuators and artificial muscles. He has completed four major research projects sanctioned by University Grant Commission, Department of Science and Technology, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, and Council of Science and Technology, India. He has published 138 research articles in international journals of repute and eighteen book chapters in knowledge-based book editions published by renowned international publishers. Additionally, he has published forty-two edited books and is an editorial board member and associate editor for a number of journals. He has attended as well as chaired sessions in various international and national conferences. He has worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow, leading a research team at the Creative Research Initiative Center for Bio-Artificial Muscle, Hanyang University, South Korea, in the field of renewable energy, especially biofuel cells. He has also worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center of Research Excellence in Renewable Energy, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Saudi Arabia, in the field of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells and computational fluid dynamics of polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cells. His research interest includes ion exchange materials, a sensor for heavy metal ions, biofuel cells, supercapacitors and bending actuators.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Chemistry Department, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Rajender Boddula

Dr. Rajender Boddula is currently working as CAS-PIFI Fellow in the CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, Beijing, China. He has published many scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals and has authored nine book chapters, and also serving as editorial board member and referee for reputed international peer-reviewed journals. His specialized areas of energy conversion and storage technologies, which include nanomaterials, graphene, polymer composites, heterogeneous catalysis, photoelectrocatalytic water splitting, biofuel cell, and supercapacitor applications

Affiliations and Expertise

CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Abdullah Asiri

Prof. Abdullah M. Asiri is the Head of the Chemistry Department at King Abdulaziz University since October 2009 and he is the founder and the Director of the Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research (CEAMR) since 2010 till date. He is the Professor of Organic Photochemistry. His research interest covers color chemistry, synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, synthesis of novel coloring matters and dyeing of textiles, materials chemistry, nanochemistry and nanotechnology, polymers and plastics. A major achievement of Prof. Asiri is the discovery of tribochromic compounds, a class of compounds which change from slightly or colorless to deep colored when subjected to small pressure or when grind. This discovery was introduced to the scientific community as a new terminology published by IUPAC in 2000. This discovery was awarded a patent from European Patent office and from UK patent. He is also a member of the Editorial Board of various journals of international repute. He is the Vice- President of Saudi Chemical Society (Western Province Branch). He holds four USA patents, more than 800 Publications in international journals, seven book chapters, and ten books

Affiliations and Expertise

Chemistry Department, Center of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

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