Special Issue "Materials and Technologies Used in Wastewater Treatment"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 September 2021.
Interests: water and wastewater treatment; biological processes to obtain added-value products (biopolymers, volatile acids); anaerobic digestion for the production of green energy (biomethane, biohydrogen, biohythane); biodegradation of toxic and complex compounds; chemical oxidation of bio-recalcitrant compounds using nanomaterials
Interests: Environmental Chemistry: Fabrication, characterization, and application of sustainable nano-structured materials as well as utilization of advanced technologies for environmental clean-up, especially for the treatment of polluted waters and wastewaters; Advanced Analytical methods: Introducing effective solutions for complicated problems using efficient analytical and mathematical methodologies, especially for Energy and Environmental issues; Sustainability: Exploring various technical, environmental, economic and social aspects of human activities with potential environmental impacts, as a multidisciplinary are of study.
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This Special Issue is related to “Materials and Technologies Used in Wastewater Treatment”.
Despite enormous efforts to develop efficient technologies for industrial wastewater treatment, the selection of the most sustainable process among the possible alternatives is still a formidable task. The quality of final effluents discharged from numerous industrial activities has been the subject of much debate in the past decades to improve the performance of the processes used, whether through physical-chemical processes, biological processes, or a combination of these. On the other hand, industries around the world, particularly those that generate recalcitrant and emerging pollutants, are fighting for their economic profitability. In addition, awareness concerning the environment and the use of clean technologies is growing worldwide.
All researchers working in the field are cordially invited to contribute original research papers or reviews to this Special Issue of Molecules, which reports on the design, synthesis, and evaluation of novel materials for wastewater treatment, advanced processes capable of addressing key wastewater treatment issues (e.g., the removal of recalcitrant and toxic contaminants), the development of efficient and sustainable technologies, and the development of engineered biological systems to synthesize commodities and provide services beyond waste treatment.
Prof. Dr. Maria Isabel Capela
Dr. Mohammadreza Kamali
Assistant Guest Editor
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- wastewater treatment
- recalcitrant compounds
- sustainable technologies
- renewable energy
- advanced technologies
- novel materials for treatment
- circular economy