Functional Materials in Sustainable Chemistry
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (15 December 2023) | Viewed by 1593
Interests: cellulose; carbon quantum dots; polymer; membrane
Interests: membrane technology; cellulose; composite thin film
Interests: ultrafiltration; photocatalysis; adsorption; green synthesis of nanomaterials
There has been growing interest in recent years in functional materials across various disciplines such as water and wastewater treatment, renewable energy research, catalytic processes, and pollution controls. Functionalized materials can be used to enhance the functionalities of the materials in increasing the water fluxes in membrane filtration, enhancing the transports of protons in proton-exchange membrane for fuel cell applications, increasing the yields of products in catalytic reactions, minimizing the discharges of harmful contaminants to the environment, etc. The high demand in functional materials has led to the development of functionalized materials through sustainable chemistries, which is beneficial from economic and environmental perspectives.
This Special Issue aims to address the development and application of functional materials with promising performance using sustainable raw materials with wide availability. Moreover, the integration of green synthesis routes and their progresses in producing the functional materials for various applications are greatly welcomed.
In this Special Issue, original research articles and reviews are welcome. Research areas may include (but are not limited to) the following:
- Functionalized polymers and their composites;
- Functionalized nanoparticles and their composites;
- Functionalized quantum dots and their composites;
- Production and application of functionalized materials in various fields;
- Green approaches in synthesizing functional materials.
We look forward to receiving your contributions.
Dr. Ng Law Yong
Dr. Ng Ching Yin
Dr. Lim Ying Pei
Dr. Katrina Shak Pui Yee
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- functional material
- quantum dot
- green synthesis
- sustainable material