Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants
Author: Barbara Bonelli,Francesca S. Freyria,Ilenia Rossetti,Rajandrea Sethi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2020-06-29
ISBN 10: 0128184892
ISBN 13: 9780128184899
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants Book Review:

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants assesses the role of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in improving both the detection and removal of inorganic and organic contaminants from wastewater that originates from municipal and industrial plants. The book covers how nanotechnology is being used to remove common contaminants, including dyes, chlorinated solvents, nitrites/nitrates, and emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products and pesticides. Sections cover nanofiltration, adsorption and remediation. Nanomaterial immobilization recovery is also addressed, along with the quantification of heat/mass transport limitations, sizing aspects and transport phenomena. Finally, regulatory aspects regarding contaminants and nanoparticles in the environment are covered. This book is an important resource for both materials scientists and environmental scientists looking to see how nanotechnology can play a role in making wastewater a less hazardous part of the global ecosystem. Addresses the role of new nanotechnology-based solutions for the detection and removal of common and emerging contaminants Discusses the environmental impact of nanoparticles used in wastewater contaminant detection and removal Explores the major challenges for using nanomaterials to detect and remove contaminants from wastewater

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants
Author: Barbara Bonelli,Francesca S. Freyria,Ilenia Rossetti,Rajandrea Sethi
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2020-06-12
ISBN 10: 0128184906
ISBN 13: 9780128184905
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants Book Review:

Nanomaterials for the Detection and Removal of Wastewater Pollutants assesses the role of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in improving both the detection and removal of inorganic and organic contaminants from wastewater that originates from municipal and industrial plants. The book covers how nanotechnology is being used to remove common contaminants, including dyes, chlorinated solvents, nitrites/nitrates, and emerging contaminants, such as pharmaceuticals, personal care products and pesticides. Sections cover nanofiltration, adsorption and remediation. Nanomaterial immobilization recovery is also addressed, along with the quantification of heat/mass transport limitations, sizing aspects and transport phenomena. Finally, regulatory aspects regarding contaminants and nanoparticles in the environment are covered. This book is an important resource for both materials scientists and environmental scientists looking to see how nanotechnology can play a role in making wastewater a less hazardous part of the global ecosystem. Addresses the role of new nanotechnology-based solutions for the detection and removal of common and emerging contaminants Discusses the environmental impact of nanoparticles used in wastewater contaminant detection and removal Explores the major challenges for using nanomaterials to detect and remove contaminants from wastewater

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation
Author: Ravindra Kumar Gautam,Mahesh Chandra Chattopadhyaya
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 430
Release: 2016-08-05
ISBN 10: 1315351129
ISBN 13: 9781315351124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Remediation Book Review:

Contamination of aqueous environments by hazardous chemical compounds is the direct cause of the decline of safe clean water supply throughout the globe. The use of unconventional water sources such as treated wastewater will be a new norm. Emerging nanotechnological innovations have great potential for wastewater remediation processes. Applications that use smart nanomaterials of inorganic and organic origin improve treatment efficiency and lower energy requirements. This book describes the synthesis, fabrication, and application of advanced nanomaterials in water treatment processes; their adsorption, transformation into low toxic forms, or degradation phenomena, and the adsorption and separation of hazardous dyes, organic pollutants, heavy metals and metalloids from aqueous solutions. It explains the use of different categories of nanomaterials for various pollutants and enhances understanding of nanotechnology-based water remediation to make it less toxic and reusable.

Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pollutants and Resource Reutilization

Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pollutants and Resource Reutilization
Author: Xubiao Luo,Fang Deng
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 312
Release: 2018-11-15
ISBN 10: 0128148381
ISBN 13: 9780128148389
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pollutants and Resource Reutilization Book Review:

Nanomaterials for the Removal of Pollutants and Resource Reutilization presents the fundamental principles necessary for the application of nanomaterials in environmental pollution control and resource reutilization, also describing specific novel applications of environmentally functional nanomaterials. In addition to outlining the applications of nanomaterials for pollution control, the book highlights problems and offers solutions. This comprehensive resource will inspire the next generation of nanomaterial designers, providing a state-of-the-art review and exploration of emerging developments. Written by some of the world’s top researchers in smart nanomaterials for environmental applications Shows how to design novel functional nanomaterials for highly specific pollutant control and/or remediation uses Covers a variety of pollution types, including heavy metals, pesticides and other chemical pollutants

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology
Author: Ravindra Pratap Singh,Kshitij RB Singh
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 388
Release: 2021-08-18
ISBN 10: 1000428397
ISBN 13: 9781000428391
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology Book Review:

Nanomaterials in Bionanotechnology: Fundamentals and Applications offers a comprehensive treatment of nanomaterials in biotechnology from fundamentals to applications, along with their prospects. This book explains the basics of nanomaterial properties, synthesis, biological synthesis, and chemistry and demonstrates how to use nanomaterials to overcome problems in agricultural, environmental, and biomedical applications. Features Covers nanomaterials for environmental analysis and monitoring for heavy metals, chemical toxins, and water pollutant detection Describes nanomaterials-based biosensors and instrumentation and use in disease diagnosis and therapeutics Discusses nanomaterials for food processing and packaging and agricultural waste management Identifies challenges in nanomaterials-based technology and how to solve them This work serves as a reference for industry professionals, advanced students, and researchers working in the discipline of bionanotechnology.

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation
Author: Ahmad Fauzi Ismail,Pei Sean Goh
Publsiher: Royal Society of Chemistry
Total Pages: 308
Release: 2021-09-24
ISBN 10: 1839165294
ISBN 13: 9781839165290
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation Book Review:

Functional and structural nanomaterials are emerging materials that display interesting physical and chemical properties because of their size and surface area to volume ratio. Applications for these materials include uses in removing pollutants from the environment. Looking at the current state-of-the-art as well as future trends in the use of nanomaterials for tackling environmental issues this book covers everything from the synthesis and characterisation of these materials to their use in the removal of specific contaminants. Functional Hybrid Nanomaterials for Environmental Remediation is a useful resource both for nanomaterial scientists interested in the real world application of hybrid nanomaterials and for environmental chemists and environmental engineers interested in novel materials for environmental remediation.

Organic Pollutants in Wastewater I

Organic Pollutants in Wastewater I
Author: Inamuddin
Publsiher: Materials Research Forum LLC
Total Pages: 362
Release: 2018-04-01
ISBN 10: 194529163X
ISBN 13: 9781945291630
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Organic Pollutants in Wastewater I Book Review:

Wastewater represents an alternative to freshwater if it can be treated successfully for re-use applications. Promising techniques involve photocatalysis, adsorption, nanocomposites, and membranes. The book focusses on the following topics: Effluent detoxification and degradation kinetics of organic dyes using Fenton and photo-Fenton processes. Degradation of methylene blue using nanocomposites as a potential photocatalyst. Agricultural and agro-industries based wastes as low-cost biosorbents. Use of carbon quantum dots (CQDs) for photocatalytic degradation of organic pollutants. Detection, determination and removal of phenolic compounds from wastewater. Decomposition of organic dyes via photocatalysis. Oxide-semiconductor nanomaterials for photocatalytic wastewater purification. Photocatalytic efficiency of various ZnO composites for degradation of organic pollutants. TiO2 based nanocomposites. Membrane filtration processes for the removal of organics from industrial wastewater.

Nanotechnology for Environmental and Biomedical Research

Nanotechnology for Environmental and Biomedical Research
Author: Giada Frenzilli
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 340
Release: 2021-05-26
ISBN 10: 3036507183
ISBN 13: 9783036507187
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology for Environmental and Biomedical Research Book Review:

Do you care about your environment and your health? Contamination by hazardous substances in environmental matrices, including landfills, oil fields, and manufacturing and industrial sites, represents a global concern and needs to be remediated since it poses a serious risk to the environment and human health. Particular attention should also be paid to the use of medical devices and recent developments in the use of nanoparticles expressed as drug delivery systems designed to treat a wide variety of diseases. This Special Issue collects a compilation of articles that strongly demonstrate the continuous efforts made in developing advanced and safe nanomaterial-based technologies for nano-remediation and for drug delivery and other biomedical applications. It covers the most recent advances in the safe nanomaterials synthesis field as well as in environmental applications, in the use of restorative materials, drug delivery and other clinical applications, in order to lay the foundations for a cleaner and healthier future.

Aquananotechnology

Aquananotechnology
Author: Kamel A. Abd-Elsalam,Muhammad Zahid
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 626
Release: 2020-12-01
ISBN 10: 0128211423
ISBN 13: 9780128211427
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Aquananotechnology Book Review:

Aquananotechnology: Applications of Nanomaterials for Water Purification focuses on the impacts of, and opportunities for, the application of nanotechnology to enhance water quality and the societal concerns surrounding the widespread use of nanotechnology in the water arena. Sections cover the use of nano-sensors for the detection of water pollutants, the control of waterborne pathogens, and the use of nano-biochar coal fly composites for phytoremdtions wastewater pollutants. In addition, the book explores the uses of nanoadsorbents for heavy metals, dyes, Arsenic, pesticides, and water/wastewater remediation and decontamination of water from xenobiotics, bionanocomposites, metal oxides, silver, zinc nanoparticles, and carbon-based nanomaterials for wastewater treatment. In addition, the book covers the use of zerovalent iron nanomaterials and nanostructured mesoporous silica for water purification, along with nano-hydrogels to increase water efficiency and conservation. Finally, the socioeconomic impacts and risks of aquananotechnology in ecosystems are discussed. This book provides a detailed description of the ecological applications of nanomaterials in aquatic environments, offering a cogent analysis of both major applications and challenges. Shows how a range of nanomaterial types are being used for ecological applications in aquatic environments Explores the effects different types of nanomaterials have on a variety of ecosystems Assesses the major challenges of using nanotechnology to improve water quality on a mass scale

Nanoparticles in the Water Cycle

Nanoparticles in the Water Cycle
Author: Fritz H. Frimmel,R. Niessner
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 239
Release: 2010-07-15
ISBN 10: 9783642103186
ISBN 13: 3642103189
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanoparticles in the Water Cycle Book Review:

As nanotechnology enters everyday life, engineered nanoparticles (ENP) will find their way into nature, including surface and groundwater. Here, distinguished experts of water chemistry present dedicated methods for the analysis of nanoparticles in the aquatic environment, their distribution and fate. This includes the influence of complex matrices such as wastewater, brown water with natural organic matter (NOM), and high salt concentrations as well as available and future standardized methods. The background of geogenic, natural nanoparticles is considered in a discussion of known environmental effects, including strategies to test for potential effects on human and environmental health.

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment
Author: Maulin P. Shah
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2020-08-20
ISBN 10: 0128216824
ISBN 13: 9780128216828
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment Book Review:

Removal of Toxic Pollutants through Microbiological and Tertiary Treatment: New Perspectives offers a current account of existing advanced oxidation strategies - including their limitations, challenges, and potential applications - in removing environmental pollutants through microbiological and tertiary treatment methods. The book introduces new trends and advances in environmental bioremediation technology, with thorough discussion of recent developments in the field. Updated information as well as future research directions in the field of bioremediation of industrial wastes is included. This book is an indispensable guide to students, researchers, scientists, and professionals working in fields such as microbiology, biotechnology, environmental sciences, eco-toxicology, and environmental remediation. The book also serves as a helpful guide for waste management professionals and those working on the biodegradation and bioremediation of industrial wastes and environmental pollutants for environmental sustainability. Introduces various treatment schemes, including microbiological and tertiary technologies for bioremediation of environmental pollutants and industrial wastes Includes pharmaceutical wastewater, oil refinery wastewater, distillery wastewater, tannery wastewater, textile wastewater, mine tailing wastes, plastic wastes, and more Describes the role of relatively new treatment technologies and their approaches in bioremediation, including molecular and protein engineering technologies, microbial enzymes, bio surfactants, plant-microbe interactions, and genetically engineered organisms Provides many advanced technologies in the field of bioremediation and phytoremediation, including electro-bioremediation technology, microbial fuel cell technology, nano-bioremediation technology, and phytotechnologies

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment
Author: Dr. Arup Roy,Jayanta Bhattacharya
Publsiher: IWA Publishing
Total Pages: 220
Release: 2015-01-15
ISBN 10: 1780406878
ISBN 13: 9781780406879
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment Book Review:

Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment is a state of the art reference book. The book is particularly useful for wastewater technology development laboratories and organizations. All professional and academic areas connected with environmental engineering, nanotechnology based wastewater treatment and related product design are incorporated and provide an essentialresource. The book describes the application and synthesis of Ca-based and magnetic nano-materials and their potential application for removal/treatment of heavy metals from wastewater. Nanotechnology in Industrial Wastewater Treatment discusses the rapid wastewater treatment methods using Ca-based nanomaterials and magnetic nanomaterials. This is an emerging area of new science and technology in wastewater treatment. The main audiences for the book are water industry professionals, research scholars and students in the area of Environmental Engineering and Nanotechnology. Authors: Dr. Arup Roy Department of Mining Engineering, Geo-Environmental Lab., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur,India; and Professor Jayanta Bhattacharya, Department of Mining Engineering, Geo-Environmental Lab., Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India.

Waste Water

Waste Water
Author: Fernando Sebastián García Einschlag,Luciano Carlos
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 206
Release: 2013-01-16
ISBN 10: 9535108824
ISBN 13: 9789535108825
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Waste Water Book Review:

The generation of wastes as a result of human activities has been continuously speeding up since the beginning of the industrial revolution. Hence, both optimized waste water treatment technologies and modern tools to assess the effects of pollution sources are necessary to prevent the contamination of aquatic ecosystems The book offers an interdisciplinary collection of topics concerning waste water treatment technologies, water quality monitoring and evaluation of waste water impact on natural environments. We hope that this publication will be helpful for graduate students, environmental professionals and researchers of various disciplines related to waste water.

Volume II Low Enthalpy Geothermal Energy

Volume II  Low Enthalpy Geothermal Energy
Author: Rajandrea Sethi,Alessandro Casasso
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 144
Release: 2020-12-10
ISBN 10: 3039362844
ISBN 13: 9783039362844
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Volume II Low Enthalpy Geothermal Energy Book Review:

Low enthalpy geothermal energy has a great potential to reduce the climate impact of building heating and cooling systems. The use of this renewable energy source involves a number of scientific disciplines including energy engineering, heat transfer, geology, hydrogeology, chemistry, and economics. Low enthalpy geothermal energy, i.e., the underground heat available at temperatures below 90°C, has great potential in terms of reducing the climate impact of heating and cooling buildings. It can also be employed for other thermal uses, such as industrial processes, road de-icing, and bathing. The Special Issue “Volume II: Low Enthalpy Geothermal Energy” includes seven articles that discuss the topic from the following points of view: mapping of shallow geothermal potential, recent developments for enhancing the performance of borehole heat exchangers, exploitation of asphalt-covered surfaces for heating, measurement of the thermal conductivity of rocks and sediments, and performance monitoring of closed-loop and open-loop low enthalpy geothermal systems.

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application
Author: Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Sudheesh K. Shukla,Bindu Mangla
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 528
Release: 2021-06-15
ISBN 10: 1119809010
ISBN 13: 9781119809012
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Functionalized Nanomaterials for Catalytic Application Book Review:

Durch die rasante Entwicklung in der Nanotechnologie ist es mittlerweile möglich, die physikalischen und chemischen Eigenschaften von Nanomaterialien mit molekularer Erkennung und katalytischen Anwendungen zu modulieren. Aus den Forschungsarbeiten ist eine große Zahl katalytischer Plattformen für zahlreiche Analyten entstanden, von Metallionen über kleine Moleküle, ionische Flüssigkeiten und Nukleinsäuren bis zu Proteinen. Funktionalisierte Nanomaterialien (FNM) bilden die Grundlage für wichtige Anwendungen in den Bereichen Umwelt, Energie und Gesundheit. Strategien zur Synthese von FNM spielen in verschiedenen Branchen eine wichtige Rolle, insbesondere in der Textil-, Bau-, Kosmetik-, Biomedizin- und Umweltindustrie. In diesem Werk wird das Design von funktionalisierten Nanomaterialien (FNM) in Bezug auf die neuesten Fortschritte in der Industrie und die entsprechenden Anwendungen erläutert. Das Buch vermittelt einen umfassenden Überblick über FNM und ihre Anwendungen, wodurch der Leser ein systematisches und kohärentes Bild von nahezu allen relevanten aktuellen Fortschritten erhält. Es wird erläutert, mithilfe welcher Funktionalisierungstechniken und -prozesse Nanomaterialien so verbessert werden, dass sie die Leistung von bereits genutzten Verfahren wesentlich verändern und spannende Konsumgüter hervorbringen, die zum aktuellen Lebensstil der modernen Gesellschaft passen.

Pollutants and Water Management

Pollutants and Water Management
Author: Pardeep Singh,Rishikesh Singh,Vipin Kumar Singh,Rahul Bhadouria
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2021-05-04
ISBN 10: 1119693675
ISBN 13: 9781119693673
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Pollutants and Water Management Book Review:

POLLUTANTS AND WATER MANAGEMENT Pollutants and Water Management: Resources, Strategies and Scarcity delivers a balanced and comprehensive look at recent trends in the management of polluted water resources. Covering the latest practical and theoretical aspects of polluted water management, the distinguished academics and authors emphasize indigenous practices of water resource management, the scarcity of clean water, and the future of the water system in the context of an increasing urbanization and globalization. The book details the management of contaminated water sites, including heavy metal contaminations in surface and subsurface water sources. It details a variety of industrial activities that typically pollute water, such as those involving crude oils and dyes. In its discussion of recent trends in abatement strategies, Pollutants and Water Management includes an exploration of the application of microorganisms, like bacteria, actinomycetes, fungi, and cyanobacteria, for the management of environmental contaminants. Readers will also discover a wide variety of other topics on the conservation of water sources including: The role of government and the public in the management of water resource pollution The causes of river system pollution and potential future scenarios in the abatement of river pollution Microbial degradation of organic pollutants in various water bodies The advancement in membrane technology used in water treatment processes Lead contamination in groundwater and recent trends in abatement strategies for it Highly polluting industries and their effects on surrounding water resources Perfect for graduate and postgraduate students and researchers whose focus is on recent trends in abatement strategies for pollutants and the application of microorganisms for the management of environmental contaminants, Pollutants and Water Management: Resources, Strategies and Scarcity also has a place in the libraries of environmentalists whose work involves the management and conservation of polluted sites.

Inorganic Pollutants in Water

Inorganic Pollutants in Water
Author: Pooja Devi,Pardeep Singh,Sushil Kumar Kansal
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 444
Release: 2020-03
ISBN 10: 0128189657
ISBN 13: 9780128189658
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Inorganic Pollutants in Water Book Review:

Inorganic Pollutants in Water provides a clear understanding of inorganic pollutants and the challenges they cause in aquatic environments. The book explores the point of source, how they enter water, the effects they have, and their eventual detection and removal. Through a series of case studies, the authors explore the success of the detection and removal techniques they have developed. Users will find this to be a single platform of information on inorganic pollutants that is ideal for researchers, engineers and technologists working in the fields of environmental science, environmental engineering and chemical engineering/ sustainability. Through this text, the authors introduce new researchers to the problem of inorganic contaminants in water, while also presenting the current state-of-the-art in terms of research and technologies to tackle this problem.

Emerging Pollutants

Emerging Pollutants
Author: Sonia Soloneski,Marcelo Larramendy
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 108
Release: 2018-07-04
ISBN 10: 1789233844
ISBN 13: 9781789233841
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Pollutants Book Review:

This edited book, Emerging Pollutants - Some Strategies for the Quality Preservation of Our Environment, contains a series of chapters providing some strategies for the preservation of our environmental quality focusing on the different categories of environmental pollutants and their negative consequences on living organisms.

Nanostructured Materials for Treating Aquatic Pollution

Nanostructured Materials for Treating Aquatic Pollution
Author: Gil Alberto Batista Gonçalves,Paula Marques
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 306
Release: 2019-11-21
ISBN 10: 3030337456
ISBN 13: 9783030337452
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Nanostructured Materials for Treating Aquatic Pollution Book Review:

This book report the advances in the synthesis of new nanomaterials for the remediation of natural waters, groundwaters, and wastewaters. The authors describe synthetic routes for the assembly of different nanomaterials for the removal of contaminants by adsorption, catalytic degradation, and antibacterial activity. The hazardous effects of nanomaterials in aquatic ecosystems are discussed. This book presents the trends in the development of advanced technologies available in the market based on nanomaterials for more efficient water remediation. The authors also discuss sustainable management of water resources according to the new technologies developed and the improved efficiency of remediation processes.

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications
Author: Ajay Kumar Mishra,Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain,Shivani Bhardwaj Mishra
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2020-10-28
ISBN 10: 1119554861
ISBN 13: 9781119554868
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Carbon Based Nanocomposites for Environmental Applications Book Review:

The 12 chapters comprehensively cover the development and advances on emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for wastewater applications and discuss the following topics: The emerging carbon-based nanocomposites for remediation of heavy metals and organic pollutants from wastewater; Functional green carbon nanocomposites for heavy-metal treatment in water; Green nanocomposites and their applications in environmentally-friendly carbon nanomaterials; Carbon-based nanocomposites as heterogeneous catalysts for organic reactions in environment-friendly solvents; Carbonaceous nanomaterials for arsenic and chromium removal from waste water; Biochar-based adsorbents for the removal of organic pollutants from aqueous systems; Describes carbon nanomaterials based green nanocomposites; The removal of trihalomethanes from water using nanofiltration membranes and The transformation of wide bandgap semiconductors for visible-light photocatalytic degradation of organic dyes; Nanocomposite materials as electrode materials in microbial fuel cells for the removal of water pollutants; Plasmonic smart nanosensors for the determination of environmental pollutants.