Advanced Nanomaterials for Wastewater Treatment

A special issue of Environments (ISSN 2076-3298).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 20 December 2024 | Viewed by 98

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Dipartimento di Ingegneria Meccanica, Energetica e Gestionale, Università della Calabria, I-87036 Arcavacata di Rende, CS, Italy.
Interests: microporous materials; carbon nanotubes; photocatalytic materials; water purification; environmental protection; ecomaterials
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Department of Chemical Engineering, Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, USA
Interests: environmental catalysis (advanced oxidation in water, soil and air; photocalytic clean energy production; electrokinetics-based remediation; environmental impact of biomedical hazards; battery and fuel cell materials); nanostructured materials-with functional performance (health care engineering applications; hydrogels for clinical diagnostics, wound healing, tissue scaffolds and assisted drug delivery)

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

In recent years, nanomaterials have been the subject of research and development, successfully applied in many fields, such as catalysis, medicine, electronics and biology. Some of the properties of nanomaterials are due to the huge increase in surface area when going from a powder material to a nanoparticle material. The increase in surface area leads to an increase in the effectiveness of the reactions that can occur on them. In particular, the application of nanomaterials in wastewater treatment has attracted wide attention. Due to their small size, and therefore large specific surface areas, nanomaterials have strong adsorption and reactivity capabilities. Furthermore, the mobility of nanomaterials in solution is extremely high. The advent of nanomaterials offers numerous opportunities for the removal of heavy metals, microorganisms and organic pollutants from wastewater. Nanomaterials will influence the development of many industrial sectors and research areas in the future.

This Special Issue invites submissions of original research contributions and reviews regarding recent advances in the development, production and characterization of nanomaterials, as well as their use in new fields of application.

Dr. Pierantonio de Luca
Prof. Dr. Pedro E. Arce
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Keywords

  • nanomaterials
  • wastewater
  • carbon nanotubes
  • purification
  • water pollution

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