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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Waste to Wealth

Editors: Singhania, R.R., Agarwal, R.A., Kumar, R.P., Sukumaran, R.K. (Eds.)

  • ​Discusses the reutilization of waste to yield useful products
  • Addresses environmental concerns related to waste
  • Covers value generation from industrial, agricultural and municipal waste
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This book focuses on value addition to various waste streams, which include industrial waste, agricultural waste, and municipal solid and liquid waste. It addresses the utilization of waste to generate valuable products such as electricity, fuel, fertilizers, and chemicals, while placing special emphasis on environmental concerns and presenting a multidisciplinary approach for handling waste. Including chapters authored by prominent national and international experts, the book will be of interest to researchers, professionals and policymakers alike.

About the authors

Dr Reeta Rani Singhania MSc, PhD is a DBT- Bioscience Energy Overseas Fellow working at DBT-IOC Center for Advanced Bioenergy Research, Faridabad, India in the LC Bioethanol Program. She completed her PhD in Biotechnology, prior to pursuing postdoctoral studies at the EPFL, Switzerland and University Blaise Pascal, France. She has more than 35 publications to her credit. She is the recipient of several awards including the AU CBT Excellence award and IFIBiop Young Scientist award. She has served as a guest editor for special issues of RENE and BITE.

Dr Rashmi Avinash Agarwal is a young scientist fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK). She completed her doctoral degree at the IITK with a dissertation on “Coordination Polymers of Transition Metal Ions with Benzimidazole Based Ligands: Single-Crystal to Single-Crystal (SC-SC) Transformations, Gas Storage and Magnetic Studies”. Her fields of interest include Supramolecular Chemistry, Coordination Chemistry, Coordination Polymers, Organic and Inorganic Synthesis, Hydrothermal Synthesis of Coordination Polymers, Crystallization, and Crystal Structure Determination. She has published over 20 journal papers.

Prof Praveen Kumar Ramanujam is Head of the Biotechnology Department at Arunai Engineering College, Tiruvannamalai, India. His area of research includes renewable energy from biomass and municipal waste. He has authored more than 52 publications in peer-reviewed journals and holds four patents. He is currently, Vice-President of “Engineers Without Borders – India (EWB-India),” Chennai chapter. He received the “Outstanding Young Investigator Award” for excellence in research and teaching in a rural setting, by Raise.Rural.

Dr Rajeev K Sukumaran is a senior scientist at the CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST) in Trivandrum, India. He currently heads the Biofuels and Biorefineries Section of the CSIR-NIIST’s Microbial Processes and Technology Division. He received his PhD in Biotechnology from CUSAT and completed postdoctoral training in Molecular Immunology and Stem Cell Biology at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York and National University Hospital, Singapore. His current research interests include: developing enzymes for biomass conversion, heterologous protein expression in fungi, and the molecular biology of cellulase gene regulation.  He has authored more than 85 publications.

Table of contents (21 chapters)

  • Biopolymers from Wastes to High-Value Products in Biomedicine

    Bayón, Bernardo (et al.)

    Pages 1-44

  • Biosurfactants from Processed Wastes

    George, Seba (et al.)

    Pages 45-58

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  • Synthesis of Value Added Biomimetic Material of Hydroxyapatite Using Aqueous Calcareous Fish Wastes

    Sutha, M. (et al.)

    Pages 59-64

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  • Utilization of Crude Glycerol from Biodiesel Industry for the Production of Value-Added Bioproducts

    Chozhavendhan, S. (et al.)

    Pages 65-82

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  • Utilization of Citrus Waste Biomass for Antioxidant Production by Solid-State Fermentation

    Larios-Cruz, Ramón (et al.)

    Pages 83-96

Buy this book

eBook 202,29 €
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-7431-8
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover 239,00 €
price for India (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-10-7430-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Waste to Wealth
Editors
  • Reeta Rani Singhania
  • Rashmi Avinash Agarwal
  • R. Praveen Kumar
  • Rajeev K Sukumaran
Series Title
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
Copyright
2018
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-7431-8
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-7431-8
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-7430-1
Series ISSN
2522-8366
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 514
Number of Illustrations
22 b/w illustrations, 42 illustrations in colour
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