Surface Modified Nanomaterials for Applications in Catalysis: Fundamentals, Methods and Applications

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Manoj B. Gawande, Yusuke Yamauchi, Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain
Elsevier Science, 25 maj 2022 - 390

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.



  • 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

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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. 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). Chaudhery Mustansar Hussain, PhD, is an Adjunct Professor, Academic Advisor, and Lab Director in the Department of Chemistry and Environmental Sciences at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), Newark, New Jersey, USA. His research is focused on the application of nanotechnology and advanced materials, in environment and analytical chemistry and various industries. Dr. Hussain is the author of numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals as well as a prolific author and editor of several scientific monographs and books in his research areas published with Elsevier and other esteemed publishers.

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