This book highlights advances in sustainable wastewater treatment technologies, particularly biological wastewater treatment, cavitation-based treatment, hybrid water treatment, membrane technologies, advance oxidation processes, and adsorption. The book focuses on a variety of advanced treatment techniques that are useful for the degradation of organic components, dyes, heavy metals effluent, etc. in wastewater.
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Editors: Shirish Hari Sonawane, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Telangana, India
Shirish Sonawane, PhD, is currently an Associate Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the National Institute of Technology in Warangal, India. His research interests are focused on the synthesis of hybrid nanomaterials, cavitation-based inorganic particle synthesis, sonochemical synthesis of nanolatex, process intensification, and microreactors for nanoparticles production. Dr. Sonawane is the recipient of a fast-track young scientist project in 2007 from the Indian Department of Science and Technology. He has industrial experience from reputed chemical industries such as Bayer Polymers (R&D). He also worked in the Chemical Engineering Department and Process Control Laboratory at the University of Dortmund, Germany, in 2002, on emulsion polymerization process control modeling. He has published more than 50 research papers in reputed journals and seven book chapters and holds six Indian patents applications. He was a recipient of prestigious BOYSCAST Fellowship from the Department of Science and Technology from the government of India in 2009. He is a visiting academic and worked in the Particle Fluid Processing Center, University of Melbourne, Australia, and the Chemical Engineering Department at the Instito Superio Technico in Lisbon, Portugal. He is a member of several professional associations and is a reviewer for several international journals.
Y. Pedi Setty, PhD
Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Telangana, India
Y. Pydi Setty, PhD, is currently a Professor in the Chemical Engineering Department at the National Institute of Technology in Warangal, India. His research interests are focused on hydrodynamics, residence time distribution and drying studies in a bubbling fluidized bed dryer and circulating fluidized bed dryer, biological wastewater treatment using fluidized bed bioreactor and packed-bed bioreactor, waste to energy using microbial fuel cell, bioethanol production, modeling, and simulation and optimization of chemical engineering processes. He has completed an ISRO project for preparation of nano Al particles. He has also completed a consultancy project on pilot scale production of nano additives arganate phase-I. He is also Co-developer for the MHRD-sponsored NMEICT project on “Novel Separation Techniques.” He has published several research articles in professional journals, has two patents filed, and has presented many articles at national and international conferences. He has received several awards for his papers at various professional conferences as well as an “Outstanding Faculty Award” in 2015 by Venus International Foundation, Chennai, India. He has organized two short-term training programs, sponsored by AICTE-ISTE, and he also was the convenor for the international conference “Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering-India.”
T. Bala Narsaiah, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India
T. Bala Narsaiah, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University College of Engineering, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India. He has 16 years of teaching along with seven years of research experience. He has published and presented 30 papers in international and national conferences and journals. He also worked as Chairman, Board of Studies, Chemical Engineering at JNTUH. He has received several distinctions, including being nominated by the government of Andra Pradesh to be a member of the executive council at Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad; a “Best Teacher Award” from the Swami Ramananda Tirtha Institute of Science and Technology, Nalgonda, in the year 2006, and nomination as an Associate Fellow of AP Akademi of Sciences (APAS). His research interest areas are gas-solid and liquid-solid circulating fluidized bed technology; wastewater treatments; rheological studies of complex fluids; process control, synthesis and application of nanomaterials; and process modeling and simulation and heat transfer.
S. Srinu Naik, PhD
Assistant Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, University College of Technology, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India
S. Srinu Naik, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in Chemical Engineering Department at the National Institute of Technology in Warangal, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is presently on academic lien and working at the University College of Technology at Osmania University, Hyderabad. He has visited the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA, and trained in electrospun cellulose nanofiber fabrication. He has published several articles in international journals and conference proceedings and has conducted an International Conference on Chemical and Bioprocess Engineering—India. He has guided several postgraduate students.
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