1. Introduction to graphene 2. Synthetic methods 3. Characterization of graphene 4. Graphene composites with 2D-materials 5. Graphene composites with CNT and Fullerenes 6. Graphene composites with synthetic polymers 7. Graphene composites with proteins and biologics 8. Properties of graphene and its composites 9. Inorganic analogues of graphene 10. Application of graphene 11. Nanotoxicity of graphene 12. Future of graphene revolution and roadmap
Covers the history and recent developments of graphene, including structural features, methods of preparation, characterization, composite materials, applications and nanotoxicity
Challa Vijaya Kumar, PhD is a senior professor at the University of Connecticut and has more than 40 years of research experience in interdisciplinary research areas including biological chemistry, physical chemistry, organic chemistry, photochemistry, biochemistry and material chemistry. He has more than 158 peer-reviewed publications and several book chapters in internationally reputed journals. He has been actively working in the area of bio-related two-dimensional materials for nearly 25 years and has published 10 papers on graphene related topics in the last 3 years. More importantly, his research lab pioneered the synthesis of graphene in aqueous conditions using proteins as exfoliating agents. Ajith Pattammattel is a graduate student who has been working under Dr. Challa Kumar for the last five years and has significant experience in graphene synthesis, characterization and chemistry at biological interfaces. He has 8 publications on graphene related topics in reputed journals.