Multifaceted Bio-sensing Technology

Multifaceted Bio-sensing Technology

1st Edition - November 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Lakhveer Singh, Durga Mahapatra, Smita Kumar
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323908078

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Multifaceted Bio-sensing Technology introduces different types of biosensors, their construction materials, configurations, production methods, and uses in bioelectrochemical fuel cells (BEFC). The book focuses on recent progress in the production of biosensing platforms/interfaces, their integration, design and fabrication, and their multifaceted applications in bioelectrochemical systems. Chapters explore the integration of genetic elements such as DNA, enzymes and whole cells within these systems and address environmental applications including wastewater contaminant detection, toxicity and bioremediation. Throughout, the book shows how rapid, minuscule and affordable biocomponents can be produced for a variety of energy and environmental applications.This book provides a practical introduction to the production of biocomponents for bioelectrochemical devices and environmental monitoring and will be a useful reference for graduates and researchers involved in the application of bioelectrochemical systems, as well as those working more broadly in bioenergy, electrochemistry, biology, environmental engineering and multidisciplinary research across those areas.

Key Features

  • Addresses the applications of biosensors in bioelectrochemical fuel cells and other fields and their integration and assembly for future uses
  • Focuses on the application of carbon nanomaterials in biosensors
  • Contains detailed schematics and calculations that outline integrations in bioelectrochemical systems


Graduate and PhD level students and early career researchers involved in the application of bio-based fuel cells. Electrochemistry, Biology, Environmental engineering, Industrial chemistry, Energy, bioenergy. Multidisciplinary research teams in those areas. Professionals and technical personnel of authorities responsible of funds for innovation

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to Electrochemical Bio-sensing facilities
    2. Biochemical interfaces for Bioelectrochemical sensors
    3. Design and constructions in Microbial Fuel cell biosensors
    4. Advances in C nanomaterials for improved Electrochemical Enzyme biosensors
    5. Electrochemical Bio sensing applications for Organics and BOD monitoring
    6. Application of Electrochemical biosensors for rapid toxicity assessment
    7. Miscellaneous applications of electrochemical biosensors for wastewater contaminant detection
    8. Scope and Future Challenges in Bio-sensing in Bioelectrochemical systems

Product details

  • No. of pages: 250
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: November 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323908078

About the Editors

Lakhveer Singh

Dr. Lakhveer Singh is presently working at the Department of Environmental Science SRM University-AP, Amaravati, India. Prior to this he worked as Associate Professor at University Malaysia Pahang, Malaysia. he was a post-doctoral researcher at Biological and Ecological Engineering Oregon State University from July 2017 to Oct. 2018. He has teaching, research and industries experience with Universities and Industry in India and Malaysia. His main areas of interest are Bioenergy production, Bioreactors development, Wastewater treatment, MFC and Green Technology. In addition to research activities, he teaches undergraduate courses and guides doctoral students at University Malaysia Pahang. He is currently guest editor of Biomass Conversion and Biorefinery. He is a member of the International Water Association (IWA).

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Environmental Science SRM University-AP, Amaravati, India

Durga Mahapatra

Dr. Durga Mahapatra is a member of the research faculty at the Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA. His research focuses on the development of Sustainable bioprocess and bioproduct recovery. His research interest includes Microbial ecology, Environmental bioprocess engineering, Wastewater/Landfill leachate treatment, Nano-scale characterisation, Reactor analysis and design, Algal biofuel and bio-energy, Techno-economics and life cycle assessment. He graduated from IISc, Bangalore during 2015. He has extensive experience in research and industry-oriented consultancy projects.

Affiliations and Expertise

Member of the Research Faculty, Department of Biological and Ecological Engineering, Oregon State University, Corvallis, USA

Smita Kumar

Dr. Smita Kumar is Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences, J.C. Bose University of Science & Technology, YMCA, Faridabad. She has a Ph.D in Environmental Science & Engineering focused on ‘Bioelectrochemical Stabilization of Landfill Leachate’ via Microbial Fuel Cell Technology (MFC). Prior to the current position she pursued her Postdoctoral Research at the Centre for Rural Development and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. Here, her work was based on the Conversion of emerging water pollutants from agrochemical/pesticide industries into green energy by MFC Technology. Her research interests include environmental pollution assessment and abatement, Microbial Fuel Cells; Bio-electrochemical Waste and Wastewater Treatment; Microalgae; Sustainable bio-energy production; Landfill Leachate treatment; and Bioremediation. She has research collaborations with several international and national institutes and universities.

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental Sciences, J.C. Bose University of Science & Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, India

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