© 2020

Modern Age Waste Water Problems

Solutions Using Applied Nanotechnology

  • Mohammad Oves
  • Mohammad Omaish Ansari
  • Mohammad Zain Khan
  • Mohammad Shahadat
  • Iqbal M.I. Ismail
  • Provides cutting-edge research aspects of wastewater problems and their solutions

  • Offers examples of low-cost technologies of wastewater treatment

  • Reflects nanotechnology in providing improved wastewater treatment efficiency


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Mohammad Shahadat, Akil Ahmad, Rani Bushra, Suzylawati Ismail, Shaikh Ziauddin Ahammad, S. Wazed Ali et al.
    Pages 1-22
  3. M. Tauqeer, M. S. Ahmad, M. Siraj, A. Mohammad, O. Ansari, M. T. Baig
    Pages 23-46
  4. Anjali Tyagi, Anshika Tyagi, Zahoor A. Mir, Sajad Ali, Juhi Chaudhary
    Pages 47-67
  5. Nafees Ahmad, Saima Sultana, Mohammad Zain Khan, Suhail Sabir
    Pages 69-83
  6. Uzma Haseen, Khalid Umar, Hilal Ahmad, Tabassum Parveen, Mohamad Nasir Mohamad Ibrahim
    Pages 85-91
  7. Mohammad Shahadat, Mohammad Oves, Abid Hussain Shalla, Shaikh Ziauddin Ahammad, S. Wazed Ali, T. R. Sreekrishnan
    Pages 93-147
  8. Krishnasamy Lakshmi, Venkatramanan Varadharajan, Krishna Gounder Kadirvelu
    Pages 195-212
  9. Neha Dhingra, Ngangbam Sarat Singh, Talat Parween, Ranju Sharma
    Pages 233-250
  10. Amjad Mumtaz Khan, Sajad Ahmad Ganai
    Pages 251-260
  11. Ngangbam Sarat Singh, Ranju Sharma, Talat Parween
    Pages 261-274
  12. Ranju Sharma, Ngangbam Sarat Singh, Neha Dhingra, Talat Parween
    Pages 275-291
  13. Neha Dhingra, Ngangbam Sarat Singh, Ranju Sharma, Talat Parween
    Pages 293-307
  14. Asim Jilani, Mohammad Omaish Ansari, Mohammad Oves, Syed Zajif Hussain, Mohd Hafiz Dzarfan Othman
    Pages 329-337
  15. Abdul Hakeem Anwer, Mohammad Danish Khan, Mohammad Zain Khan, Rajkumar Joshi
    Pages 339-360

About this book


This book presents a picture of the advances in the research of theoretical and practical frameworks of wastewater problems and solutions. The book deals with a basic concept and principles of modern biological, chemical and technical approaches to remediate various hazardous pollutants from wastewater. The latest empirical research findings in wastewater treatment are comprehensively discussed. Examples of low-cost technologies are also included.

The book is written for professionals, researchers, academics and students wanting to improve their understanding of the strategic role of environmental protection and advanced applied technologies.


Nanotechnology advancing wastewater treatment Water pollution and contamination Food chain and food web disturbance Sewage industries and storm water runoff Wastewater, risks to health, ecosystems, agriculture water quality and water pollution water quality and water pollution

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Oves
    • 1
  • Mohammad Omaish Ansari
    • 2
  • Mohammad Zain Khan
    • 3
  • Mohammad Shahadat
    • 4
  • Iqbal M.I. Ismail
    • 5
  1. 1.Centre of Excellence in Environmental StudiesKing Abdul Aziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  2. 2.Center of NanotechnologyKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia
  3. 3.Section of Industrial Chemistry, Department of ChemistryAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  4. 4.Department of Biochemical Engineering and BiotechnologyIndian Institute of Technology DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  5. 5.Department of ChemistryKing Abdulaziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

About the editors

Dr. Mohammad Oves, is an Assistant Professor at Biological Science department and the Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies of King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. Oves received his M.Sc. & Ph.D. (Microbiology) from Aligarh Muslim University, India. He has more than seven years research experience on the different environmental related research projects like  SWINGS (Safeguarding Water Resources in India with Green and Sustainable Technology) International FP-7 EU project  and "Green synthesis of nano-materials from the plant and bacterial extract and application as anticancer and antibacterial agent" funded by CSIR,  India. He has published 85 scientific papers, including original research articles, review articles, and book chapters in reputed  international publishers. He has also gained 2850 citations on Google scholar. His interest in application of Microbiology coupled with Environmental Sciences, Nanoscience, and Biomedical Sciences. He is intensely involved in research activities focusing on antimicrobial activities of newly synthesized drugs and nanomaterials. 

Dr. Mohammad Omaish Ansari obtained his Ph.D. degree from Applied Chemistry, Aligarh Muslim University in 2012. He is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Center of Nanotechnology, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. Prior to joining King Abdulaziz University, he also worked as Assistant Professor at Yeungnam Univeristy, South Korea, where he was actively involved in teaching and research activities. He has published research papers in the field of conducting polymers, gas sensors, energy storage materials, photocatalysis, adsorptive removal of pollutants and nanocomposites in the journals of high repute and has also presented his work in national and international conferences.

Mohammad Shahadat (Md. Shad) is completed doctorate and M.Sc. (Analytical Chemistry) from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He has completed his Post Doctoral Fellow in the Division of Environmental Technology, Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) Malaysia. He has been published over 40 research articles and 14 book chapters in the journals of international repute. Recently he has been working under DST-SERB Young scientist scheme awarded from DST-SERB, Govt. of India for a research project at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India jointly at the Department of Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology and Department of Textile Technology. His research interests are synthesis, characterizations and analytical applications of clay-based low-cost adsorbent and Polyaniline-CNT/Graphene-supported biodegradable nanocomposite materials and their significant applications in various fields, including wastewater treatment, electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding, UV-protection as well as their paramedical applications.

Dr. Mohammad Zain Khan, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Industrial Chemistry at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. He did his Masters in Industrial Chemistry and Ph.D. in Environmental Chemistry (Wastewater bioremediation) from AMU Aligarh. He was awarded the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Fellowship by the European Union to work at the prestigious University College of London as PDF. He has also worked at IIT Delhi as Project Scientist under the DST Fast Track Young Scientist Scheme. His main area of interest is the bioremediation of organic compounds along with energy recovery in the form of electricity, hydrogen or methane using Bioelectrochemical Systems (BESs). Currently, he is running research projects funded by the DST and UGC funding bodies of the government of India and supervising Ph.D. and MPhil candidates. He has published some very interesting research articles, including review articles in peer-reviewed journals and presented papers in various national and international conferences.

Professor Iqbal MI Ismail, (M. Phil & Ph.D. Chemistry, University of Southampton, U.K.), is a Professor of Physical Chemistry, Director of Center of Excellence in Environmental Studies, Center of Talent and Creativity and Deputy Director of Intellectual Property, Investment Administration and Vice Dean for Housing and Catering Deanship of Students Affairs of the King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. He has been teaching Chemistry to postgraduate students for last 26 years and has research experience of about more than 30 years. He has contributed more than 100 national and international scientific publications. He is associated with several scientific and administrative bodies.

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