Contaminants and Clean Technologies


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Contaminants and Clean Technologies Editors: Pankaj Chowdhary, Abhay Raj Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Taylor & Francis Ltd Pages: 332 Illustrations and other contents: 39 Tables, black and white; 63 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9780367225995 Categories: , , , , ,

Contaminants and Clean Technologies provides valuable information on environmental contaminants like industrial pollutants, micropollutants, pesticides, endocrine disruptors, pharmaceuticals, toxins, hormones, etc. It focuses on the various types of environmental contaminants discharged from various sources, their toxicological effects in environments, humans, animals, and plants as well as their removal methods. It also covers comprehensively information on the contaminants released by various industries and agricultural practices, which cause severe threats to the environment. Features of the book: Elucidates systematic information on various types of environmental contaminants, its fate and consequences Discusses contaminants like endocrine disruptors, pharmaceuticals waste, personal care products Provides an overview of physico-chemical and biological treatment technologies for sustainable development Details recent research finding in the area of environmental contaminants and their future challenges

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Author Biography

Dr. Pankaj Chowdhary was born in 1989 and completed his basic education from Gorakhpur, India. He received his B.Sc. (2009) in Zoology, Botany and Chemistry from St. Andrews College, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh (UP), India and Post graduation degree (2011) in Biotechnology from Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University Uttar Pradesh (UP), India. Afterward, he obtained his Ph.D. (2018) in the area of Microbiology from Department of Environmental Microbiology at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (A Central University), Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. During Ph.D. his work has mainly focused on role of ligninolytic enzyme producing bacterial strains in the decolorizing & degradation of coloring compounds from distillery wastewater. His main research areas are Microbial Biotechnology, Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Environmental contaminants in Industrial wastewaters, and Metagenomics. He has edited two International Book entitled "Emerging and Eco-friendly Approaches for Waste Management" & "Microorganisms for Sustainable Environment and Health". He has published many research/review papers in national and international peer reviewed journals of high impact factor published by Springer, Elsevier, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), Taylor & Francis Group and Frontiers. He has also published many National and International Book chapters & Magazine articles on the biodegradation and bioremediation of industrial pollutants. He has been presented many posters/papers relevant to his research areas in National and International conferences. He is a life member of the "Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI)", and "Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) Kolkata, India".