This book comprises select proceedings of the International Conference on Energy and Environment - Global Challenges (ICEE 2018). The book focuses on applications of green technologies in chemical and biochemical engineering, wastewater treatment, energy and environmental sustainability. It covers current environmental issues such as air pollution and control, solid waste management and wastewater treatment, and suggests potential solutions to tackle them. The contents of this book will be useful to students and researchers working in the field of energy and environmental engineering.
Dr. V. Sivasubramanian is a Professor and Former Head of the Department of Chemical Engineering at NIT Calicut, Kozhikode. After completing his Masters in Petroleum Refining and Petrochemicals, he obtained his M.B.A. from IGNOU and his Ph.D. from Anna University. He has worked as Senior Plant Engineer in Tamil Nadu Industrial Explosives Limited. His research interests include fluidization engineering, wastewater treatment, biofuels, solid waste management and electrocoagulation. He has published several research articles in international journals and conference proceedings. He is a Fellow Member of FICCE and a Life Member of IIChE and GEPRA.
Dr. S. Subramanian is a Professor at the Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has a Ph.D. in Metallurgical Engineering from Mysore University. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada and was a visiting scientist at the Lulea University of Technology, Lulea, Sweden. His research areas include mineral processing and environmental biotechnology. Dr. Subramanian is a Fellow Member of the Indian Institute of Metals and the Geological Society of India. He is a Life Member of the Electrochemical Society of India and the Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers. He is also the present Secretary for Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology.
1. Energy Policy, Planning and Management.- 2. Conventional Energy Systems.- 3. New Perspectives of Renewable Energy.- 4. Fuel Cell Science and Technology.- 5. Nanomaterials and Applications.- 6. Biofuels.- 7. Air Pollution and Control.- 8. Wastewater Treatment Techniques.- 9. Solid Waste Management.- 10. Biosensors and Biodevices.