Microbial Wastewater Treatment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128168097

Microbial Wastewater Treatment

1st Edition

Editors: Maulin Shah Susana Rodriguez-Couto
Hardcover ISBN: 9780128168097
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st April 2019
Page Count: 290
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Description

Microbial Wastewater Treatment focuses on the exploitation of microorganisms as decontaminating tools to treat polluted wastewater, a worldwide concern. Microorganism-based processes are seen as promising technologies to treat the ever-increasing problem of polluted wastewater. The book covers recently developed process technologies to solve five major trends in the field of wastewater treatment, including nutrient removal and recovery, trace organic compounds, energy saving and production, sustainability and community involvement.

Key Features

  • Illustrates the importance of microorganisms in wastewater treatment
  • Points out the reuse of the treated wastewater
  • Highlights the recovery of resources from wastewater
  • Pays attention to the occurrence of novel micro-pollutants
  • Introduces new trends in wastewater technology

Readership

Process Engineers, scientists and managers who require an introduction to the principles of microbial wastewater treatment. Different professionals working or interested in the microbial wastewater treatment field. Students on Environmental Biotechnology

Table of Contents

  1. Microbial Removal of N and P from Wastewater
    2. Energy and Value-added Products Recovery during Wastewater Treatment
    3. Microbial Treatment of Industrial Wastewater (azo dye, heavy metals, organic solvents, oil, etc)
    4. Microbial Treatment of Micro pollutants in Wastewater
    5. Microbial Ecology of Wastewater Treatment

Details

No. of pages:
290
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier
Hardcover ISBN:
9780128168097

About the Editor

Maulin 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 at 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

CEIT-IK4 Research Alliance, Spain

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