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“The importance of becoming a ‘green society’ is now well established within and outside the scientific community. . . . This book is suited to advanced chemistry majors and practitioners; it has numerous detailed illustrations of organic transformations and emphasizes specific green processes and techniques, and ways specific named reactions can be more ecofriendly. The topics range from well-established industrial methods (e.g., sonochemistry and microwave-assisted chemistry) but not yet commonly employed. Overall, this interesting read highlights the rapid progress of green chemistry.”
—P. G. Heiden, Michigan Technological University; in CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries, June 2014
This new book highlights the potential and scope of green chemistry for clean and sustainable development. Covering the basics, the book introduces readers to the need and many applications. It also gives benefits of environmentally friendly chemical practices and their use in industry.
About the Authors / Editors:
Editors: Suresh C. Ameta, PhD
Professor of Chemistry and Director, Pacific College of Basic & Applied Sciences, PAHER University, Udaipur, India
Suresh C. Ameta, PhD, is Professor of Chemistry and Director, Pacific College of Basic & Applied Sciences, PAHER University, Udaipur, India. He has about 40 years of experience of teaching and research. He has published about 400 research papers to his credit and guided successfully 70 students for their PhD theses. Professor Ameta has received many awards, including the Life Time Achievement Award from the Indian Chemical Society in 2011.
Rakshit Ameta, PhD
Associate Professor of Chemistry, Pacific College of Basic & Applied Sciences, PAHER University, Udaipur, India
Rakshit Ameta, PhD, is Associate Professor of Chemistry, Pacific College of Basic & Applied Sciences, PAHER University, Udaipur, India. He has about 8 years of experience in teaching and research. He has published more than 50 research papers and at present is guiding seven research students for their PhD theses.
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