For scientists, engineers, and industry R&D personnel engaged in the development, engineering scale-up and next-generation education in academics.
Chuntai Liu | Qinglong Jiang | Zhanhu Guo | Na (Luna) Lu | Mansour Mortazavi
1. Introduction of NanoScience: Nanomaterial, Nanotechnology and Application
Qinglong Jiang, Chao Yan and Grant Wangila
2. Basics of Nanotechnology and Nanomaterial
Daoyuan Wang, Aboozar Mosleh and Qinglong Jiang
3. Microscopes and other Characterization Technologies for Nanomaterials: SEM, TEM, AFM, XPS
Lingnan Wang, Yan Guo, Xingjie Zan and Bo Peng
4. Biomedical Applications of Nanoparticles-An Overview
Feng Ding, Xiaohong Du, Weiwei Zou, Lan Yang and Yongchao Zhou
5. Nanofabrication and Nanomaterials in the Semiconductor Industry
6. Dielectric Nanocomposites with High Permittivity and Negative Permittivity
Zhicheng Shi and Runhua Fan
7. Nanotubes: Structure, Property, Fabrication and Application
8. Ferromagnetic Ni-Based Nanocomposites for the Application of Electromagnetic Wave Absorption
Biao Zhao and Rui Zhang
9. Nanotechnology Advances in Medicine: Focus on Cancer
Yuna Qian, Shengzhe Zhao, Haifa Shen and Jianliang Shen
10. Recent Advances in Electrocatalytic Water Splitting
Wei Li and Xuefei Gao
11. Nanotechnologies for the Recycling of Spent LiBs
Shuai Chen, Guilan Gao, Jie Guan and Yaoguang Guo
12. Nanomaterial and Nanotechnology in Environments
Bin Wang, Chuntai Liu, Hu Liu, Bin Qiu, Hongbo Gu and Zhanhu Guo
Professor of Zhengzhou University
Dr. Liu is currently a Professor of National Engineering Research Center for Advanced Polymer Processing Technology (NERC for APPT) of Zhengzhou University, obtained his BS degree and MS degree in engineering mechanics from Peking University (1987) and Xi'an Jiaotong University(1993) , respectively, and his PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Zhengzhou University (2003), and worked as a visiting scholar in the Ohio State University(2006-2007). Dr. Liu is currently an executive director of NERC for APPT and Key Laboratory of Advanced Materials Processing & Mold of Ministry of Education, Zhengzhou University. His research focuses on the multifunctional polymer composites including processing-microstructure properties.
Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering
Director of Integrated Composites Laboratory (ICL)
Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Department
University of Tennessee
Dr. John Zhanhu Guo is an Associate Professor in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville. His current research interests are in the areas of optical, electric, magnetic and dielectric materials for flame retardancy, microwave absorption, catalysis, sensing, nano-kinetics, and electronics. Dr. Guo earned his Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering from Louisiana State University in 2005. He received his three-year (2005–2008) postdoctoral training in mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California Los Angeles. Dr. Guo directs the Integrated Composites Laboratory and Chairs the Composite Division of American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE, 2010–2011). Before joining UTK, Dr. Guo worked as an Assistant/Associate Professor of chemical engineering at Lamar University. The current laboratory focuses on the fundamental studies behind the multifunctional nanocomposites for energy harvesting, environmental remediation, pollutants treatment and recycling, safety, sensing, and electromagnetic wave treatments (radiation) and applications (heating resources).
Associate Professor of Nanoscience-Chemistry
University of Arkansas
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Dr. Jiang is currently an Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) of Nanoscience-Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry and Physics, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff. Prior to joining in UAPB, Dr. Jiang worked in Argonne National Laboratory after his postdoc researcher career in Florida State University/National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. Dr. Jiang’s main research focuses on Chemical/nanomaterials and technologies for optical/electric/energy/magnetic devices, such as halide perovskite for solar cell and light emitting, dye-sensitive solar cell, electrochromism, sensors, fluorescence, etc. He received the Doctor of Philosophy degree from the Northern Illinois University (NIU).
Associate Professor of Civil Engineering
West Lafayette, Indiana
Na (Luna) Lu obtained her doctoral degree in Career and Technology Education in 2007 from Clemson University. She received two master’s degrees, Construction Science and Management in 2006 from Clemson University, and Business Management in 2003 from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology, China. Her bachelor’s degree is in Construction Engineering, also from Xi’an University of Architecture and Technology. Prior to joining Purdue, Dr. Lu was an Assistant Professor of Engineering Technology and an adjunct faculty member of Electrical Engineering at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She was also an Assistant Professor at the School of Engineering at Roger Williams University. Dr. Lu is a 2014 recipient of the NSF CAREER award. Dr. Lu’s research focuses on the discovery of functional materials with tunable (mechanical, electrical, thermal, and optical) properties, to enable renewable energy and sustainability in civil infrastructures.
Full Professor of Physics
Vice Chancellor for Research
Department of Chemistry and Physics
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff
Pine Bluff, Arkansas
Dr. Mortazavi currently is Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovation, and Economic Development, a Full Professor of Physics with the Department of Chemistry and Physics, Mathematics and Computer Science, and director of the Lasers and Nano-Science Laboratories. He is also a faculty affiliate at the Nanoscience and Engineering Institute, Microelectronics and Photonics, a graduate program, and research projects with the Department of Electrical Engineering at University of Arkansas, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He has a wide range of active research projects including semiconductors, Infra-Red detectors, optical communications, photoluminescence, electro-luminescence, Atomic Force, Scanning Tunneling, Scanning Electron Microscope techniques, and computational science in the area of photon statistics in lasers with Saturable Absorbers.
The global science and technology growth and tremendous economic development has led to increasing demand for nanomaterials and nanotechnology from all over the world as well as increasing concern for environment. The efficient and eco-friendly systems and technologies are critically needed for the further global growth and sustainable development. Multifunctional nanomaterials have unique properties. Moreover, these materials are enabling materials for a number of demanding energy efficient and eco-friendly applications in biomedical science, aerospace, power generation, pollution treatment and industry production. Significant achievements have been made worldwide in the design, development, manufacturing and application of multifunctional nanomaterial and nanotechnology in recent years and considerable innovative research and technology development is still continuing to address technical and economic challenges. This book is meant for scientists, engineers, and industry R&D personnel engaged in the development, engineering scale-up and next-generation education in academics.