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

Ramazan Asmatulu is Associate Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, USA. His research interests include both theoretical and experimental understanding of nanoparticles for solar cells, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and biodiesel production; laminate and sandwich composites for aircraft and wind turbine manufacturing; functionalization and crosslinking of CNT wires; modeling and simulation of solid structures; highly durable nanocomposite thin films for lightning strike prevention, EMI shielding and fire retardancy; electrospun nanofibers for scaffolding, biosensors, structural health monitoring and water splitting; nanocomposite coatings against corrosion, moisture and UV degradation; nanomembranes for waste water filtration; and nanoemulsion and hydrogel-based targeted drug delivery systems. Dr. Ramazan Asmatulu received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Virginia Tech in 2001 and had postdoc experiences at the University of Connecticut and Yale University. He joined the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Wichita State University as an assistant professor in 2006 and became an associate professor in 2012 and full professor in 2017 in the same department. Throughout his studies, he has published 152 journal papers and 236 conference proceedings, edited/authored four books, authored 37 book chapters and three laboratory manuals, received 14 patents and 40 honors/awards,presented 123 presentations, chaired many international conferences and reviewed several manuscripts in international journals and conference proceedings. 15 PhD, 114 MS and 62 BS students have already graduated under his supervision and started working worldwide.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Wichita State University, KS, USA

Waseem S,Khan

Waseem S. Khan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Fujairah Men’s College, United Arab Emirates. Previously, he conducted his postdoctoral research at Wichita State University in the United States and worked as an assistant professor for three years at Majmaah University in Saudi Arabia. Area of Interest: Nanofiber fabrication and Characterization, Solar cells, Fuel cells, Supercapacitors, Structural health monitoring, Water splitting, Nanomembrane for water filtration, Nanocomposite coatings against corrosion and UV degradation, Nanosafety, and X-Ray Diffraction.

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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