Applied Environmental Materials Science for Sustainability

Applied Environmental Materials Science for Sustainability

Takaomi Kobayashi (Nagaoka University of Technology, Japan)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: December, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 416
ISBN13: 9781522519713|ISBN10: 1522519718|EISBN13: 9781522519720|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1971-3


The growing presence of biomass and waste has caused significant changes to the environment. With the ubiquity of these materials, there is an increasing need for proper disposal and reuse of these resources.

Applied Environmental Materials Science for Sustainability is a key resource on the latest advancements in environmental materials, including the utilization of biomass and waste for advanced materials. Highlighting innovative studies on renewable resources, green technology, and chemical modification, this book is an ideal reference source for academics, researchers, professionals, and graduate students in the field of environmental and materials sciences and technologies.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Bacterial Cellulose
  • Chemical Modification
  • Chemical Treatment
  • Green Technology
  • Industrial Waste
  • Natural Rubber
  • Renewable Resources

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Takaomi Kobayashi received his PhD in Osaka University, Faculty of Science. (1988). He worked in Nagaoka University of Technology (NUT) as research associate (1991). In 1995, he was visiting researcher in Emory University,USA, and then associate professor and professor (2006) in NUT at Department of Materials Science and Technology. On 2016, he also holds the post of professor of Science of Technology Innovation. Intelligent materials and their chemistry relating with polymer science and technology are his research interests. Recent researches are focused on sustainable technologies in waste biomass for the regeneration technologies and waste water treatments by using environmental materials.