Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Natural Materials-Based Green Composites 2: Biomass

1st Edition - January 1, 2023

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  • Editors: Dr. Inamuddin, Tariq Altalhi, Arwa Alrooqi
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323951838

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Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Natural Materials-Based Green Composites 2: Biomass deals with using biomass in the preparation of green composites and focuses on biomass from agro-industrial waste, geopolymers, natural gums, plants, green algae, etc. The book covers applications in allied areas such as energy and environment that process fuels and chemicals, wastewater treatment, coatings and catalysis. The book deals with a broad range of material types, including natural fiber reinforced polymer composites, particulate composites, fiberboard, wood fiber composites, and plywood composites that utilize natural, renewable, and biodegradable agricultural biomass.The book complements Natural Materials-based Green Composites 1: Plant Fibers that includes introductory information and various innovative applications of most important plant fiber-based materials such as wood fibers, vegetable fibers, jute fibers, stalk fibers, and hemp fibers.

Key Features

  • Focuses on the use of biomass for the preparation of green composites
  • Discusses details about biomass from natural and industrial waste
  • Provides an overview of the applicability of green composites


Post-graduate students and academic researchers in chemistry, polymer science and technology, and other interdisciplinary fields of science and technology such as chemical and materials synthesis industries

Table of Contents

  • 1. Agro-industrial Waste as Fillers for Green Composites
    2. Applications of Guar Gum Composites
    3. Recent Advancement on the Incorporation of Natural Plant in Sol-Gel Coatings for Corrosion Protection
    4. Production and Characterization of Green Algae Biomass for the Application of Mild Steel Corrosion Protection
    5. Microbial Plant Material Degrading Enzymes: Catalysis and Application
    6. Green Chemistry for the Development of Biomass Conversion Process into Cellulose and Bioethanol
    7. Potential of Neem Oil as Source of Biodiesel
    8. Green Composite Materials and their Applications
    9. Application of Natural Gums and their Composites for the Removal of Pollutants from Wastewater
    10. Proteins-based Composites and their Applications
    11. Geopolymer Cement-A Green Binding Material
    12. Lignin for the Removal of Heavy Metals form Water
    13. Animal Fiber Based Green Composites
    14. Heparin-based Composites
    15. Harmful Effects of Sugarcane Vinasse on Water Bodies: Conventional Remediation Technologies

Product details

  • No. of pages: 350
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2023
  • Published: January 1, 2023
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323951838

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

Tariq Altalhi

Dr. Tariq Altalhi is Assistant Professor at Department of Applied Chemistry. Nanotechnology, and Chemistry at Taif University, Saudi Arabia. Dr. Altalhi’s research focuses on the transformation of solid organic waste to valuable nanomaterials and economic nanostructure as well as exploration of natural extracts and their application in generation of value-added products such as nanomaterials, incense, etc. Through his work as an independent researcher, he has led a group of multidisciplinary researchers encompassing fields including chemistry, materials science, biology, and pharmaceutical science.

Affiliations and Expertise

Head of the Department of Chemistry and Vice Dean of Science College, Taif University, Saudi Arabia

Arwa Alrooqi

Mrs. Arwa Alrooqi is pursuing a Ph.D in Applied Chemistry and is working as Lecturer at the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Al Baha University, Saudi Arabia. Her Ph.D thesis title is “Smart Organic Semiconductors Materials”. She has published several research articles in the journals of international repute. She is actively involved in fundamental multidisciplinary research in the area of organic semiconductors and nanomaterials synthesis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Baha University, Al Baha, Saudi Arabia

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