Fahmina Zafar

Jamia Millia Islamia

Dr. Fahmina Zafar is a senior researcher working at Inorganic Materials Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, JMI, New Delhi, under the Women Scientists Scheme (WOS) for Research in Basic/Applied Sciences (Ref. No. SR/WOS-A/CS-97/2016) from Department of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India. Dr. Zafar has received her PhD degree in Chemistry from JMI in the year 2006, MSc degree in Organic Chemistry from JMI in 1999 and BSc degree in Chemistry and Textile Clothing from Mahila Vidyalaya Degree College, Lucknow University, UP, in 1995. She has worked as post-doctoral fellow under Dr D. S. Kothari postdoctoral fellowship of University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi, India, at Inorganic Materials Research Laboratory, Dept. of Chemistry, JMI, as Senior Research Associate/Scientist Pool, Research Associate and Senior Research Fellow (CSIR, New Delhi) at Materials Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, JMI. She has more than 50 publications in conference proceedings, peer-reviewed journals and books. She has delivered more than 40 research papers as invited talks and oral presentations in national and international conferences. Her research work involves the development of bio-based polymers, metallopolymers, organic-inorganic hybrids, co-ordination polymers and nanocomposites for green environment in different fields including adsorption, antimicrobial and corrosion protective applications.

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The enchanting and worthy world of PU beckoned to bring forth the book titled "Polyurethane". The book is divided into three sections: structures, properties and characterization of PU, applications of PU and a separate section on Biobased PU, covering the research and development in these areas. Each contributed chapter handles new and interesting topics introducing the reader to the wider known and unknown applications of PU such as PU for grouting technologies, fuel binder, extraction of metals, treatment of industry wastewater, alkanolamide PU coatings and foams, and others. The book aims to cater a larger audience comprising of readers from polymer chemistry, materials chemistry, and industrial chemistry.

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