Two-Dimensional Nanostructures for Biomedical Technology

Two-Dimensional Nanostructures for Biomedical Technology

A Bridge between Material Science and Bioengineering

1st Edition - November 5, 2019

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  • Editors: Raju Khan, Shaswat Barua
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128176511
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128176504

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Two Dimensional Nanostructures for Biomedical Technology: A Bridge between Materials Science and Bioengineering helps researchers to understand the promising aspects of two dimensional nanomaterials. Sections cover the biomedical applications of such nanostructures in terms of their precursors, structures, morphology and size. Further, detailed synthetic methodologies guide the reader towards the efficient generation of two dimensional nanostructures. The book encompasses the vital aspects of two dimensional nanomaterials in context of their utility in biomedical technology, thus presenting a thorough guide for researchers in this area.

Key Features

  • Details the latest on the structure, morphology and shape-size accords of two dimensional nanomaterials
  • Includes synthetic strategies with feasibility for sustainability
  • Reports on two dimensional nanostructures in biomedical technology, including bio-imaging, biosensing, drug delivery and tissue engineering


Research scholars and scientists working in biochemical engineering, biotechnology, materials science, nanotechnology, biomedical domain, composite science and technology. Graduate students from science or engineering background with specialization in nanotechnology, biotechnology or materials sciences

Table of Contents

  • 1. Chemistry of two-dimensional nanomaterials
    2. Synthesis of two-dimensional nanomaterials
    3. Properties of two-dimensional nanomaterials
    4. Graphene-based nanostructures for biomedical applications
    5. Clay nanostructures for biomedical applications
    6. Metal-organic frameworks for biomedical applications
    7. Transition metal dichalcogenides for biomedical applications
    8. Polymer nanocomposites based on two-dimensional nanomaterials
    9. Future prospects and commercial viability of two-dimensional nanostructures for biomedical technology

Product details

  • No. of pages: 330
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2019
  • Published: November 5, 2019
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128176511
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128176504

About the Editors

Raju Khan

Dr. Khan is currently working as Principal Scientist at Microfluidics & MEMS Centre, CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI), Bhopal - 462026, MP, India. His current research on Bio-molecular separation, including sample preparation and detection, Microchip based separation under the concept of lab-on-a-chip and electrochemical biosensor integrated with microfluidics clinical applications. He has more than 15 years of R&D experience in CSIR & other academics R&D Institutes such as in Analytical Chemistry Group, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, Assam, CSIR-NPL, New Delhi and CSIR-AMPRI, Bhopal Govt. of India, respectively. He received his MSc degree in Inorganic Chemistry and Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from Jamia Millia Islamia, Central University, New Delhi, India, in 2002 & 2005, respectively. After that, he worked as a Postdoctoral Fellow at the “Sensor Research laboratory” Department of Chemistry, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa, in the year 2005-06 and also worked as a Fast-Track Young Scientist at CSIR-National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi Govt. of India. Dr. Khan is involved in synthesizing novel materials to fabricate electrochemical biosensors to detect target disease risk biomarker for health care monitoring. Dr. Khan is also engaged in other external project funding by the National & International collaborative project, Indo-Czech Republic & Indo-Russia. He is awarded the reputed BOYSCAST fellowship under the BOYSCAST fellowship scheme from DST and worked as a visiting scientist for one year at the University of Texas at San Antonio, UTSA, USA. Since then, he has published more than 80 articles in SCI journals which attracted more than 2700 citations, published nine book chapters in the reputed book of Elsevier and Taylor Francis, and he has also edited five books of Elsevier and Taylor Francis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Principal Scientist and Associate Professor, CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI), MP, India

Shaswat Barua

Shaswat Barua is currently working as a CSIR-Nehru Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at CSIR-North East Institute of Science & Technology, Jorhat, Assam, Govt. of India. He received his B.Sc. in Chemistry from Jorhat Science College and M.Sc. and Ph.D. from Tezpur University, Assam, India. The main focus of his research is the development of high performance biomaterials. He did his post-doctoral research in Defence Research Laboratory, DRDO, Tezpur, India and Institute of Nano Science and Technology, Mohali, India. He has been working as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry at the School of Basic Sciences, Assam Kaziranga University, India since August 2016.

Affiliations and Expertise

Analytical Chemistry Group, Chemical Sciences & Technology Division, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat, Assam, India Department of Chemistry, School of Basic Sciences, Assam Kaziranga University, Koraikhowa, NH-7, Jorhat, Assam, India

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