Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128195390

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

1st Edition

Sustainable Organic Synthesis

Editors: Dr. Inamuddin Rajender Boddula Abdullah M. Asiri
Paperback ISBN: 9780128195390
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 8th June 2020
Page Count: 462
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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


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About the Editor

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 obtained Master of Science degree in Organic Chemistry from Kakatiya University, Warangal, India, in 2008. He received his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Chemistry with the highest honours in 2014 for the work entitled “Synthesis and Characterization of Polyanilines for Supercapacitor and Catalytic Applications” at the CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT) and Kakatiya University (India). Before joining National Center for Nanoscience and Technology (NCNST) as CAS-PIFI research fellow, China, worked as senior researcher associate and Postdoc at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU, India) and National Tsing-Hua University (NTHU, Taiwan) respectively in the fields of bio-fuel and CO2 reduction applications. His academic honors include University Grants Commission National Fellowship and many merit scholarships, study-abroad fellowships from Australian Endeavour Research fellowship and CAS-PIFI. 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-PIFI Fellow, CAS Key Laboratory of Nanosystems and Hierarchical Fabrication, National Center for Nanoscience and Technology, China

Abdullah M. Asiri

Prof. Dr. Abdullah Mohammed Ahmed Asiri, received his Ph.D. (1995) from the University of Wales Cardiff, U.K. on Tribochromic compounds and their applications. He is chairman of the chemistry department, King Abdulaziz University and also Director of the Center of Excellence for advanced Materials Research; and Director of the Education Affair Unit–Deanship of Community services. He is a member of Advisory committee for advancing materials, (National Technology Plan, King Abdul Aziz City of Science and Technology, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia). His research interests include: Color chemistry, Synthesis of novel photochromic and thermochromic systems, Synthesis of novel colorants and coloration of textiles and plastics, Molecular Modeling, Applications of organic materials into optics such as OEDS, and High performance organic Dyes and pigments., New applications of organic photochromic compounds; Organic synthesis of heterocyclic compounds as precursor for dyes. Synthesis of polymers functionalized with organic dyes and. preparation of some coating formulations for different applications. He is member of the Editorial boards for the Journal of the Saudi Chemical Society, the Journal of King Abdul Aziz University, Pigment and Resin Technology, Organic Chemistry Insights, and Libertas Academica.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of the Centre of Excellence for Advanced Materials Research, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia

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