Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers

Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers

1st Edition - October 12, 2018

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  • Authors: Ramazan Asmatulu, Waseem S,Khan
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128139141
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128139158

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Synthesis and Applications of Electrospun Nanofibers examines processing techniques for nanofibers and their applications in a variety of industry sectors, including energy, agriculture and biomedicine. The book gives readers a thorough understanding of both electrospinning and interfacial polymerization techniques for their production. In addition, the book explore the use of nanofibers in a variety of industry sectors, with particular attention given to nanofibers in medicine, such as in drug and gene delivery, artificial blood vessels, artificial organs and medical facemasks, and in energy and environmental applications. Specific topics of note include fuel cells, lithium ion batteries, solar cells, supercapacitors, energy storage materials, sensors, filtration materials, protective clothing, catalysis and electromagnetic shielding. This book will serve as an important reference resource for materials scientists, engineers and biomedical scientists who want to learn more on the uses of nanofibers.

Key Features

  • Describes a variety of techniques for producing nanofibers
  • Shows how nanofibers are used in a range of industrial sectors, including illustrative case studies
  • Discusses the pros and cons of using different fabrication techniques to produce nanofibers


Materials scientists, engineers and biomedical scientists who want to learn more about how nanofibers are produced, and how they are used

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction to electrospun nanofibers
    2. Historical background of the electrospinning process
    3. Electrospun nanofibers for drug delivery
    4. Electrospun nanofibers for textiles
    5. Electrospun nanofibers for agriculture and food industries
    6. Electrospun nanofibers for energy applications
    7. Electrospun nanofibers for filtration applications
    8. Electrospun nanofibers for catalyst applications
    9. Electrospun nanofibers for nanosensor and biosensor applications
    10. Toxicity of nanofibers and recent developments in protections
    11. Electrospun nanofibers for tissue engineering
    12. Electrospun nanofibers for photonics and electronics applications
    13. Characterization of electrospun nanofibers




Product details

  • No. of pages: 306
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2018
  • Published: October 12, 2018
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128139141
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128139158

About the Authors

Ramazan Asmatulu

Dr. Ramazan Asmatulu is a Full Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Wichita State University in the USA. His current research mainly focuses on the synthesis, characterization, and mechanical properties of various nanomaterials, nanocomposites, and biomaterials for primarily aerospace, energy, environment, and biomedical applications.

Affiliations and Expertise

Full Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, USA

Waseem S,Khan

Dr. Waseem S. Khan conducted his postdoc research at the Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas, USA. He joined Majmaah University, Majmaah, Saudi Arab, in 2014 and worked there as Assistant Professor in the department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering for three years. He later joined Dubai Men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in 2017. He has been working there an Assistant Professor, since 2017. Throughout, his studies he published more than 30 journal papers, 40 conference papers and 20 book chapters. He received several awards in Saudi Arab and Dubai. He received more than $100,000.00 internal and external grants from different sources.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering, Dubai Men’s College, Higher Colleges of Technology, Academic City, Dubai, UAE

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