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Name:Handbook of Nanocelluloses
Description:This book explores different types of nanocelluloses being used today in research or commercial applications in a comprehensive and detailed manner. The book focuses primarily on the unique properties, characterization techniques, synthesis methods as well as current and emerging applications of nanocelluloses. The book is divided into two main parts. Volume I covers different classes of nanocelluloses including microfibers, spherical nanoparticles, nanowhiskers, nanofibers, aerogels, hydrogels in particular synthesis methods, self-assembly in the architecture nanostructures, unique physical, chemical, biological characteristics, and regulations. Volume II includes the emerging applications of nanocelluloses in energy production, energy storage, energy conversion, medical textiles, drug delivery systems, tissue engineering, wound healing, sensing, agriculture, food processing, among others. This book is a valuable reference for materials scientists, chemical engineers, and biomedical engineers who are working in R&D and academia as well as students who wish to learn more about the synthesis, characterization, and engineering of nanocelluloses for current and emerging applications. Key Features • Explores different types of nanocelluloses and their nanohybrids. • Features an in-depth the unique properties of nanocelluloses. • Discusses nanocelluloses interaction in biological systems. • Provides an in-depth look at nanocelluloses applicability in various industries. • Discusses the latest advancements in the synthesis methods of nanocelluloses • Highlights the emerging applications of nanocelluloses in different biomedical, environmental, food, agricultural, and energy fields • Analyzes the most recent advances and industrial applications of nanocelluloses. Editor-in-Chief Ass. Prof. Ahmed Barhoum Senior Lecturer of Nanotechnology Head of NanoStruc Research Group Faculty of Science, Helwan University Email: Dr. Ahmed Barhoum is an enthusiastic, dedicated researcher with more than 15 years of experience in materials science and nanomanufacturing engineering. He obtained his Ph.D. and Postdoc-fellow in Chemical Engineering from Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium). Currently, he is a senior researcher, National Centre for Sensor Research, School of Chemical Sciences, Dublin City University, Ireland. His current research interests are related to the synthesis of nanoparticles, nanofibers, and thin films for applications in the fields of energy materials, biosensors, and drug delivery. Dr. Barhoum has won several scientific grants and prizes for his academic excellence: Government of Ireland Fellowship (Ireland, 2020), First Place researcher at Helwan University (2019), Chinese Academy of Science (China, 2019), Institut français d'Égypte (France, 2018), Research Foundation Flanders (Belgium, 2016), Research Foundation Flanders (Belgium, 2015), Medastar Erasmus Mundus (Belgium, 2012), Welcome Erasmus Mundus (Italy, 2012), Institut français d'Égypte and Campus France (France, 2012), Gold Medal from Egyptian Syndicate of Scientific Professions (2007), Gold Medal from Helwan University (2007), and many more. He is an expert evaluator for several funding organizations e.g. National Science Center (Poland), Czech Science Foundation (Russia), Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF, Switzerland), and a reviewer for +20 peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Barhoum is also PI/Co-PI of 5 Research Projects, Member of 10 Research Projects, co-organizer of 4 conferences, editor of 6 Handbooks, co-authored of +80 publications, and effectively supervising 10 Ph.D. and master’s students. Submission: The book will be published by June 2021. We are currently inviting world-class researchers and experts in the field to contribute their expertise with a chapter, to properly highlight the discipline and to compile a timely reference work. Before Submitting the full manuscript editor recommend sending a two-page proposal for the chapter via email. Title, Authors, Affiliations, Abstract, and Table of Contents (TOC, titles/subtitles only) submission (2 Pages) should be directly sent to the editor/ Dr. Ahmed Barhoum via personal email ( Chapter Contents Editor recommends the following format with a degree of flexibility - Font type is time new roman (chapter title 16 Pt, subtitles 14 Pt, sub-subtitle 12 Pt) - Title of the chapter (less than 10 words, including 1-3 keyword mention above) - A brief introduction and topic overview of your specific topic: short Abstract (200 words), Introduction (2-3 Pages), other subtitles, conclusion, and future prospective - Total Number of Words 7000-12000 Words - Number of high-resolution Figures 5-10 highlighting the main issues of the chapter - Number of tables 2-3 summarizing the state of the art in the chapter - Reference Format: By Endnote or Mendeley (Authors, title, Volume, Pages, Year) Reference Styles MathPhysSci; Citation style Numbered, and Numbering Style must be Content Only. Important information Since the book will include 3-4 introductory chapters on Nanocelluloses (History, Properties, Types, Classifications, standard definitions, Regulations, Toxicity), it is not recommended the contributors repeat this information in the next chapters. For example: • If contributor(s) would write a chapter on cellulose nanofibers. We do not expect from contributors to introduce cellulose or nanocelluloses (properties, chemical structure, etc.) but we expect the contributors focus on cellulose nanofibers and compare its unique structure, morphology, properties, synthesis techniques, and applications compared with other types of nanocelluloses with suitable figures/Tables/Schemes for illustration. • If contributor(s) would write a chapter on nanocelluloses for membrane applications we expect you to not to define nanocelluloses (properties, classifications, etc.) but start the chapter with identifying membranes (different types, unique properties, mechanism of action, fabrication techniques applications) and then how nanocelluloses could improve the membrane characteristics comparing with other materials with suitable figures/Tables/Schemes for illustration. • As a guide for writing your chapter, we recommend you take an overview of the sample chapters in the Handbook of Nanofibers (Springer Nature, 2019) edited by Dr. Ahmed Barhoum. Book Link: Permission for reusing Figures and Tables • Determine if permissions are required for your work • Obtain permission from the original publisher • Acknowledge the original source correctly in your work • Refer to the Rights Link or use the attached Permission Request Form Benefits for Contributors • Publication of the chapters will be free of charge • Editor will contact you shortly, an average of the review process 15-30 days • Accepted/Published chapters will be indexed by Scopus and Web of Science • Senior contributor of each chapter will get free access to the book Chapters Note: We strongly recommend that all chapter authors (corresponding authors, co-authors, contributing authors) include their affiliation and email address in their manuscript. Their email addresses (also published in the chapters) will be used by Springer to provide authors with a personal MySpringer account where they can download a free copy of the eBook. Submitted manuscripts will be checked by Plagiarism Detection Software.
PC Chairs:Ahmed Barhoum
Conference flow:Paper Submission: October 31, 2020 23:59 CET,
Paper Upload: November 30, 2020 23:59 CET,
Assignment of Reviewers: December 15, 2020 23:59 CET,
Review: January 15, 2021 23:59 CET,
Decision: January 30, 2021 23:59 CET,
Final: February 28, 2021 23:59 CET

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