Material Science Technology and Global Sustainability
Collection of selected, peer reviewed papers from the International Conference Global Sustainability and Chemical Engineering (ICGSCE), August 20-22, 2014, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 138 papers are grouped as follows:
Chapter I: Advanced Materials Research;
Chapter II: Bio and Chemical Engineering Materials, Technologies and Applications;
Chapter III: Oil and Gas Research;
Chapter IV: Modelling, Simulation and Control;
Chapter V: Environmental and Green Technologies
Keyword: Global sustainability, Chemical Engineering, UiTM, Synergizing, Sustainable Technology
Review from Ringgold Inc., ProtoView: The 138 papers describe both basic and applied aspects of advanced materials research; biological and chemical materials, technologies, and applications; oil and gas research; modeling, simulation, and control; and environmental and green technologies. Among the topics are the development of a hydrophobic microporous isotactic polypropylene membrane for a membrane contactor application, tensile properties and the degradability of a polyvinyl alcohol and starch succinate blend, flooding with biopolymer from microbes derived from mushrooms and cabbage to enhance the sweep efficiency in enhanced oil recovery, synthesizing hydroxyapatite with the sol-gel dip-coating method on a ceramic support, and potential technologies for decoloring batik wastewater.
— Chemical engineering
— Materials science