Edited by:

Professor David Andrew Phoenix
London South Bank University, UK
Professor Waqar Ahmed
University of Central Lancashire, UK

ISBN (eBook): 978-1-910086-03-2
Publisher: One Central Press (OCP)
Chapters published: 12 November 2014 under “Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License”



Fabrication, Characterization & Tools:
– Sustainable Nanomanufacturing
– Nanoscale Materials Characterization
– Modeling & Simulation at the Nanoscale
– NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
– MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications
– Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging
– Nanotechnology Knowledge Infrastructure

Chemical & Advanced materials:
– Carbon Nano Structures & Devices
– Graphene
– Nanoparticle Synthesis & Applications
– Composite Materials
– Nanofluids
– Nanostructured Materials & Devices
– Nanostructured Coatings, Surfaces & Membranes
– Polymer Nanotechnology
– Soft Nanotechnology & Colloids
– Nanomaterials for Catalysis
– Bio Nano Materials
– Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
– Green Chemistry & Materials
– Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology

Electronics & Microsystems:
– Nano Electronics Devices and Nano Electronics for 2020 and Beyond
– Nano Electronics Devices
– NanoFab: Manufacturing & Instrumentation
– Organic & Flexible Electronics
– Photonic Materials & Devices
– Green Electronics
– MEMS & NEMS Devices & Applications
– Inkjet Design, Materials & Fabrication
– Micro & Nano Fluidics
– Modeling & Simulation of Microsystems

Medical & Biotech:
– Bio Nano Materials
– Nano Medical Sciences
– Materials for Drug & Gene Delivery
– Biosensing, Diagnostics & Imaging
– Nanotechnology for Sensors and Sensors for Nanotechnology: Improving and Protecting Health, Safety and the Environment
– Cancer Nanotechnology
– Micro & Nano Fluidics

Energy, efficiency & Environment:
– Environmental Health & Safety
– Nanotechnology for Solar Energy Collection and Conversion
– Energy Storage & Novel Generation
– Nanotech & Cleantech for Oil & Gas
– NanoNuclear Materials, Fuels, Applications
– Renewable Energy Technologies
– Bio Sources for Materials & Fuels
– Green Chemistry & Materials
– Water Technologies
– Smart Grid
– Nanomaterials for Clean & Sustainable Technology



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seifalianProfessor David Andrew Phoenix

London South Bank University, UK

Professor David Andrew Phoenix, OBE, AcSS, DSc studied Biochemistry at degree and doctoral level at Liverpool University which in 2009 awarded him a Doctor of Science for his impact on the field. In 2000 he was appointed Professor of Biochemistry, at the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) and has held visiting chairs in Canada, China and Russia. He has over 200 publications as well as a number of edited collections and monographs focused on the structure function relationships of bioactive amphiphilic molecules. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, The Society of Biology, The Institute of Mathematics and Its Applications and the Royal Society of Medicine. He was elected to Fellowship of the Royal College of Physicians (Edinburgh) for his contribution to medical research and education in 2013 and in 2013 was also appointed Vice Chancellor of London South Bank University. He was made an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire in 2010 for services to Science and Higher Education and recognized as an Academician by the Academy of Social Sciences in 2012.

WaqarProfessor Waqar Ahmed

University of Central Lancashire, UK

Currently Professor Waqar Ahmed, CEng FIMMM FRSC is the head of UCLAN Institute of Nanotechnology and Bioengineering, holds the Chair in Nanotechnology and Advanced Manufacturing and is the Divisional Leader for Nanomedicine in the new School of Medicine and Dentistry. Educated at UK Universities of Salford, Strathclyde and Warwick he has established himself as a leading international authority in the emerging and exciting field of Nanotechnology. He has authored over 500 research papers and articles, over a dozen books and been an invited keynote speaker at international conferences throughout the world. Prof Ahmed has served as founding editor-in-chief of several journals including International Journals of Nanomanufacturing; Nano and Biomaterials; and Nanoparticles and is on the advisory board of the Oxford University Press Book Series on Nanomanufacturing with Prof. Jackson from Purdue University. He has also chaired numerous conferences, committees and sessions in the USA, China, Europe, Russia and Middle East. Professor Ahmed is a Fellow of both learned societies Royal Society of Chemistry and the Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining. He holds honorary and visiting Professorship worldwide at prestigious Universities including Sichuan University (China), Purdue University (USA), Tenessee Technological University (USA), ManchesterMetropolitan University (UK), University Roma Torvagata (Italy). His research interests include thin films and nanoparticles and their applications in medicine, dentistry, engineering and energy generation.



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