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Surface Modified Nanomaterials for Applications in Catalysis - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128233863

Surface Modified Nanomaterials for Applications in Catalysis

1st Edition

Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

Editors: Manoj Gawande Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain Yusuke Yamauchi
Paperback ISBN: 9780128233863
Imprint: Elsevier
Published Date: 1st May 2022
Page Count: 625
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Table of Contents

  1. New Frontiers for Heterogeneous Catalysis: Surface Modification of Nanomaterials
    2. Fundamental concepts of Surface Chemistry for Nanoparticle Modification

    Section 1: Fabrication of Surface Modified Nanomaterials (SMNs) based catalytic materials
    3. Synthesis of SMNs based catalytic materials

    Section 2: SMNs based catalytic materials for water resources
    4. SMNs based catalytic materials for wastewater treatments
    5. SMNs based catalytic materials for water purification, hydrocarbon production pollutant remediation

    Section 3: SMNs based catalytic materials for the energy industry
    6. SMNs based catalytic materials for the production of liquid fuels

    Section 4: SMNs based catalytic materials for the environmental industry
    7. SMNs based catalytic Membranes for Environment

    Section 5: Modern applications of SMNs based catalytic materials
    8. Semiconductor catalysts based on SNMs for Sensors
    9. SMNs for water splitting, CO2 hydrogenation, and artificial photosynthesis
    10. SMNs based materials for synthesis of pharmaceuticals
    11. SMNs based catalytic materials for Modern Industry Applications

    Section 6: Health & Safety Issues for SMNs based catalytic materials
    12. Health & safety assessment & Economics of SMNs based catalytic materials

    Section 7: Conclusion and outlook
    13. Future of SMNs catalysts for industry applications


Surface Modified Nanomaterials for Applications in Catalysis: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications provides an overview of the different state-of-the-art surface modification methods of nanomaterials and their commercial applications. The main objective of this book is to comprehensively cover the modification of nanomaterial and their fabrication, including different techniques and discussions of present and emerging commercial applications. The book addresses fundamental chemistry concepts as applied to the modification of nanomaterials for applications in energy, catalysis, water remediation, sensors, and more. Characterization and fabrication methodologies are reviewed, along with the challenges of up-scaling of processes for commercial applications.

This book is suitable for academics and practitioners working in materials science, engineering, nanotechnology, green chemistry and chemical engineering.

Key Features

  • Provides an overview of the basic principles of surface modification of nanomaterials
  • Reviews useful fabrication and characterization methodologies for key applications
  • Addresses surface modified nanomaterials for applications in catalysis, energy, sensor, environment, and more


Materials Scientists and Engineers, Chemists, Chemical Engineers


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About the Editors

Manoj Gawande

Manoj Gawande

Manoj B. Gawande received his Ph.D. in 2008 from the Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, India and then undertook several research stints in Germany, South Korea, Portugal, Czech Republic, USA, and UK. He also worked as a Visiting Professor at CBC-SPMS, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2013. Presently, he is Associate Professor at the Institute of Chemical Technology-Mumbai Marathwada Campus, Jalna, India. His research interests focus on SACs, advanced nanomaterials, sustainable technologies, and cutting-edge catalysis and energy applications. Currently, he is supervising several doctoral students and postdoctoral co-workers. He has published over 130 international scientific papers.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Institute of Chemical Technology-Mumbai Marathwada Campus, Jalna, India

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain

Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD is an Adjunct Professor and Director of Labs in the Department of Chemistry & Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on the applications of Nanotechnology & Advanced technologies & Materials, Analytical Chemistry, Environmental Management, and Various Industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as prolific author and editor of several (More than 60 books) scientific monographs and handbooks in his research areas published with ELSEVIER, Royal Society of Chemistry, John Wiley & sons, CRC, Springer etc.

Affiliations and Expertise

Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor and Director of Chemistry and EVSc Labs, Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences, New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA

Yusuke Yamauchi

Yusuke Yamauchi

Yusuke Yamauchi received his Bachelor degree (2003), Master degree (2004), and Ph.D. (2007) from the Waseda University, Japan. After receiving his Ph.D., he joined the National Institute of Materials Science (NIMS), Japan, to start his own research group. In 2017, he moved to The University of Queensland (UQ). Presently, he is a senior group leader at AIBN and a full professor at School of Chemical Engineering. He concurrently serves as an honorary group leader at NIMS, an associate editor of the Journal of Materials Chemistry A published by the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC). He has published more than 800 papers in international refereed journals with ~ 50,000 citations (h-index > 115). He has been selected as one of the Highly-Cited Researchers (Chemistry in 2016-2020 and Materials Science in 2020).

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, School of Chemical Engineering and Australian Institute for Bioengineering and Nanotechnology, University of Queensland, Australia