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Utilization and Management of Bioresources

Proceedings of 6th IconSWM 2016

Editors: Ghosh, Sadhan Kumar (Ed.)

  • Covers complete domain of solid waste managementPresents original research from more than thirty countries in waste management
  • Serves as a good reference material for future work
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About this book

The book contains high-quality research papers presented at Sixth International Conference on Solid Waste Management held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata India during November 23-26, 2016. The Conference, IconSWM 2016, is organized by Centre for Quality Management System, Jadavpur University in association with premier institutes and societies of India. The researchers from more than 30 countries presented their work in Solid Waste Management. The book is divided into two volumes and deliberates on various issues related to innovation and implementation in sustainable waste management, segregation, collection, transportation of waste, treatment technology, policy and strategies, energy recovery, life cycle analysis, climate change, research and business opportunities.

About the authors

Dr. Sadhan Kumar Ghosh, Professor & Former Head of Mechanical Engineering Department and Founder coordinator of the Centre for QMS at Jadavpur University, Kolkata-700032, India, is a renowned personality in the field on Waste Management, Green Manufacturing and TQM. He served as the Director, CBWE, Ministry of Labour and Employment, Govt. of India and at his initial stage of career in the L&T Ltd. And Gramophone Co of India Ltd. Prof Ghosh is the founder and Chairman of the IconSWM and the President of the International Society of Waste Management, Air and Water and the chairman of the “Indian Congress on Quality, Environment, Energy and Safety Management Systems (ICQESMS)”. He has been awarded the Distinguished Visiting Fellowship 2012 by the Royal Academy of Engineering, UK to work on 'Energy Recovery from Municipal Solid Waste'. He received the Boston Pledge and NABC 2006 award for the most eco-friendly innovation “Conversion of plastics & jute waste to wealth” in the ESP/50K Business Plan Competition at Houston, Texas, USA. He received Indian patent on “eco-friendly plastics recycling machine and the process there of” [Patent no.202532 dated 02/03/2007] and “Automatic High Speed Jute Ribboning Machine” in Bangladesh [Patent no. 1005146 dated 17/02/2014] innovated by him, patent in India is awaited. His research interest includes, Circular Economy, 3R, Waste management (MSW, E-waste, C&DW, Biomass & Biowaste etc), Sustainable Development, Supply Chain Management, QEESM System standards, SMEs performance.

Prof. Ghosh is the international expert of the, a) United Nations Centre for Regional Development under the UN in 3R Forum [Adelaide, 2016] and b) Asian Productivity Organization (APO), Japan and China Productivity Council (CPC) on Green manufacturing and Green Factory (Taiwan 2014, 2015, 2016). His papers on waste management, namely on biowaste, e-wastes and MSW received Excellence Awards in many countries. His very recent international research project as India Leader are, a) Erasmus plus with Aston University, UK and ATI & UTCC, Thailand 2015 - 16, b) Research on GP for the Base of the Pyramid for Sustainable Development in APO Member Countries, sponsored by APO, Japan and CPC, Taiwan, 2016-2017; c) UKIERI 2011-13 Research Project on “Climate Change Issues and Environmental Performance of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) in India and the UK”,  d) UKIERI 2012-14 Research Project on “Waste to Energy from Municipal Waste – design of DSS for planning and implementation”, d) UKIERI funding on “Developing Low Carbon SMEs through Lean and Green Manufacturing” for 2015-16 and, e) Royal Society - DST fund for "UK- India Seminar of Bio Energy" held in February 2015 with UK partners and acted as PIr of more than 20 research projects.

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He has been serving as the editor, Associate Editor and editorial board member, member of international steering committees and served as the Keynote/Plenary speaker in many international conferences in Australia, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Laos, Malaysisa, USA, UK, and India. He was the organizing Chair of 4th 3RINC, by Materials Cycles Society, Japan and the Chair Elect of 7thIconSWM 2017. He has initiated the movement for worldwide Sustainable Waste Management with partners in many countries through the “Task Force for International Cooperation on Waste Utilization” (TF4ICWU) and Consortium of Researchers in International Collaboration (CRIC). He was the convener of ISO TC 61 WG24, member in the Indian mirror committee of ISO TC 207 and chaired the ISO TC 61 WG2 meeting in several countries. He wrote nine books, more than 24 edited volumes, more than 150 national and international publications and Book Chapters. He was the State Level Advisory Committee Member of Plastics Waste (Management & Handling) Rules 2011. He is available at: sadhankghosh9@gmail.com.

Table of contents (30 chapters)

  • Biogenic Waste and Residues in Germany: Amount, Current Utilization and Perspectives

    Nelles, M. (et al.)

    Pages 3-12

  • Recent Trends in Catalytic Hydrolysis of Waste Lignocellulosic Biomass for Production of Fermentable Sugars

    Chatterjee, S. (et al.)

    Pages 13-24

  • The Cost-Effective Stirred Tank Reactor for Cellulase Production from Alkaline-Pretreated Agriculture Waste Biomass

    Deshavath, N. N. (et al.)

    Pages 25-35

  • Biotransformation of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) to Bioenergy: Prospects and Potentials

    Nanda, Piyush (et al.)

    Pages 37-45

  • Preparation and Characterisation of Solid Catalysts for Saccharification of Biomass

    Mallick, A. (et al.)

    Pages 47-55

Buy this book

eBook $199.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-5349-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-981-10-5348-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Utilization and Management of Bioresources
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of 6th IconSWM 2016
Editors
  • Sadhan Kumar Ghosh
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-5349-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-5349-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-5348-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 331
Number of Illustrations and Tables
144 b/w illustrations
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