Green Nanotechnology for Biofuel Production

  • Neha Srivastava
  • Manish Srivastava
  • Himanshu Pandey
  • P.K. Mishra
  • Pramod W. Ramteke

Part of the Biofuel and Biorefinery Technologies book series (BBT, volume 5)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xi
  2. Sachin K. Mandotra, Rohit Kumar, Santosh K. Upadhyay, Pramod W. Ramteke
    Pages 17-28
  3. Afifa Qidwai, Shashi Kant Shukla, Rajesh Kumar, Anand Pandey, Anupam Dikshit
    Pages 29-38
  4. Gustavo Molina, Gustavo Pagotto Borin, Franciele Maria Pelissari, Fabiano Jares Contesini
    Pages 93-114
  5. Deepika Kushwaha, S. N. Upadhyay, P. K. Mishra
    Pages 115-127
  6. Vincent Vineeth Leo, Bhim Pratap Singh
    Pages 129-139
  7. Sharad Kumar Tripathi, Rajesh Kumar, Shashi Kant Shukla, Afifa Qidwai, Anupam Dikshit
    Pages 141-153

About this book


This book focuses on the use of nanotechnology and nanomaterials in the production of biofuels. It describes the current production technologies for different biofuels and their limitations for commercialization, and discusses in detail how nanomaterials could reduce biofuel production costs. After an introduction to biofuels, the book examines biofuels economics and policy; biofuel production processes – advances and limitations; nanotechnology and its energy applications; nanotechnology in biohydrogen production – for cellulases, in algal fuel, and in bioethanol/biobutanol and biodiesel production. It is a valuable resource for researchers and engineers.


Biofuels production Bioethanol Biohydrogen Cellulases Green energy Waste management Lignocellulosic biomass Renewable energy

Editors and affiliations

  • Neha Srivastava
    • 1
  • Manish Srivastava
    • 2
  • Himanshu Pandey
    • 3
  • P.K. Mishra
    • 4
  • Pramod W. Ramteke
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyIndian Institute of Technology (BHU)VaranasiIndia
  2. 2.Department of Physics and AstrophysicsUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Pharmaceutical SciencesSam Higgnbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and SciencesAllahabadIndia
  4. 4.Department of Chemical Engineering and TechnologyIndian Institute of Technology (BHU)VaranasiIndia
  5. 5.Department of Biological SciencesSam Higgnbottom Institute of Agriculture Technology and SciencesAllahabadIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer International Publishing AG, part of Springer Nature 2018
  • Publisher Name Springer, Cham
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-3-319-75051-4
  • Online ISBN 978-3-319-75052-1
  • Series Print ISSN 2363-7609
  • Series Online ISSN 2363-7617
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