Bioremediation and Sustainability is an up-to-date andcomprehensive treatment of research and applications for some ofthe most important low-cost, "green," emerging technologies inchemical and environmental engineering.
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About the Author
Romeela Mohee, PhD, is Professor of Environmental Engineering inthe Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at theUniversity of Mauritius. She obtained her PhD at the University ofMauritius in 1998, and her primary research interests are in wastecontainment, solid waste management and treatment by anaerobicdigestion and composting, beneficial reuse of waste materials, andheat and mass transfer modeling. An eminent internationalconsultant in environmental science and energy issues, Dr. Moheehas authored or contributed to over 70 international publicationson waste biotreatment, including four books and numerous conferencepapers and consultancy reports.
Ackmez Mudhoo, MPhil, is Lecturer in the Department of Chemicaland Environmental Engineering at the University of Mauritius. Hismain research interests encompass the design of composting systems,analysis of composting processes, and the biological treatment ofsolid wastes and wastewater. He has dozens of international journalpublications and conference papers to his credit. He is also a peerreviewer on numerous journals, and is the editor-in-chief for twointernational research journals.
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List of Contributors
Chapter 1. Elements of Sustainability and BioremediationAckmez Mudhoo and Romeela Mohee
Chapter 2. Natural AttenuationR. Ryan Dupont
Chapter 3. Anaerobic Digestion ProcessesSteven I. Safferman, Dana M. Kirk Louis L. Faivor, WeiWu-Haan
Chapter 4. Biosurfactants: Synthesis, Properties andApplications in Environmental BioremediationRamkrishna Sen, Ackmez Mudhoo and Gunaseelan, D.
Chapter 5. Phytoremediation: An Efficient Approach forBioremediation of Organic and Metallic Ions PollutantsDivya Gupta, Lalit Kumar Singh, Ashish Deep Gupta and VikashBabu
Chapter 6. BioleachingLeo G. Leduc and Garry D. Ferroni
Chapter 7. Biosorption of Heavy Metals – NewPerspectivesTeresa Taveres and Hugo Figueiredo
Chapter 8. Biofiltration: Essentials, Research andApplicationsSmita Raghuvanshi, Subhajit Majumder and Suresh Gupta
Chapter 9. Modeling and Implementation of SustainableRemediation Based on BioventingHillel Rubin, Eran Rubin, and Holger Schüttrumpf
Chapter 10. Bioremediation of XenobioticsKamal Saxena, Gajendra Kumar Aseri, Ashish Deep Gupta and VikashBabu