Artificially Intelligent Nanomaterials

Artificially Intelligent Nanomaterials : For Environmental Engineering

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The book focuses on the design and application of artificially intelligent nanomaterials which help solving tangible environmental problems, especially water and air pollution. It clearly lays out the design concepts, major chemical principles and materials considerations of artificially intelligent nanomaterials for environmental engineering and provides proof-of-concept examples such as improved filtration membranes, nanofibrous air filters and molecularly imprinted nanomaterials.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 170 x 244mm
  • Weinheim, Germany
  • English
  • 1. Auflage
  • 100 schwarz-weiße und 50 farbige Abbildungen
  • 3527344942
  • 9783527344949

Table of contents


Intelligent Nanomotors in Environmental Detection and Remediation

Nanoparticles in Environmental Engineering

Designing Filtration Membranes with Responsive and Intelligent Gates

Responsive and Switchable Wettability Materials for Selective and On-Demand Oil/Water Separation

Self-Healing Materials for Environmental Applications: Including Self-Recovery of Physical Damages, Self-Restoration of Lost Surface Functions and Self-Cleaning of Contaminated Surfaces

Intelligently Designed Nanofibrous Air Filters for PM2.5 Removal

Molecularly Imprinted Nanomaterials for Selective Pollutant Removal

Emerging Synergistically Multifunctional and All-in-One Nanomaterials and Nanodevices in Advanced Environmental Applications

Concluding Remark and Future Perspectives
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About Peng Wang

Peng Wang is Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering at the Water Desalination and Reuse Center of the King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST), Saudi Arabia. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. He has been working in the field of intelligent environmental materials since the inception of his academic career as a principal investigator, and his research works have been consistently published on top journals and highlighted by international media. Jian Chang is currently a research engineer in Professor Peng Wang's group at KAUST. He obtained his BSc and MSc degrees in polymer material and engineering from Jilin University, China. His research interest is in stimuli-responsive materials toward environmental applications and energy harvesting.

Lianbin Zhang is Full Professor of chemistry at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China. He was a postdoctoral researcher and research scientist in Professor Peng Wang's group at KAUST from 2011 to 2016. He received his BSc and PhD degrees in polymer materials and engineering from Jilin University, China. His scientific interests are focused on functionalized interfacial materials, stimuli-responsive nanomaterials, and their applications in water and environment.
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