Book chapters


Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance, Second Edition, 2022, pp 571-611

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 7, 11, and 12 by discussing battery design and function for electric vehicles, focusing on CO2 reduction.

Sustainable Energy Systems on Ships, 2022, pp 403-428

This chapter advances the UN SDG goals 7, 11, and 12 by reviewing the main renewable fuel production pathways and potential energy carriers for ships, and evaluating their sustainability.

COVID-19 and the Sustainable Development Goals, 2022, Pages 211-234

This chapter advances the UN SDG Goal 3: Good Health by discussing the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic on achieving SDG 3 targets—with a special focus on SDG 3.4 (NCDs) and SDG 3.8 (UHC).

COVID-19 and the Sustainable Development Goals, Volume , 1 January 2022

This chapter contributes to SDG 6 by introducing the impact of COVID-19 on water and sanitation, explaining Sustainable Development Goal-6 (clean water and sanitation) in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, and highlighting lessons learned regarding the water and COVID-19.

Movement Disorders in Childhood (Third Edition)
2022, Pages 165-180

This content links with Goal 3: Good health and well-being and Goal 10: Reduced Inequalities by providing information on paroxysmal dyskinesias, a group of uncommon movement disorders that are characterized by episodes of abnormal movements arising from a baseline of normal or nearly normal movement.

Electric Power Systems Resiliency: Modelling, Opportunity and Challenges,  2022, Pages 149-163

This chapter advances SDG goals 7, 9, and 11 by improving our ability to use smart grids to provide stable, demand- and market-responsive energy.

Foundations of Art Therapy
Theory and Applications
2022, Pages 335-377

The chapter provides different ways art therapy supports mental health and mental health recovery and concludes with information about art therapy for specific disorders and in different settings.

Advances in Legumes for Sustainable Intensification, 2022, Pages 157-178

Legumes offer a wide range of benefits in addition to improving food security within many regions of the world.  Grain legumes particularly offer benefits as presented in this chapter.

Plant Extracts in Neurodegenerative Diseases, 2022, Pages 1-15

This book chapter advances SDG #3 and #10 by focusing on polyphenols and flavonoids and their crucial role in decreasing AD symptoms. In addition, it highlights the neuroprotective role of various essential ingredients of plant extracts such as Icariside, Onjisaponin B, Asarones, Liquiritin, Tanshinone IIA (TIIA) and cryptotanshinone (CT), Ginsenoside Rg1, and n-Butylidenephthalide. The efficacy of green nanotechnology are also discussed.

Handbook of Artificial Intelligence Techniques in Photovoltaic Systems: Modeling, Control, Optimization, Forecasting and Fault Diagnosis, 2022, Pages 149-182

This chapter contributes to SDG goals 7 and 11 by exploring optimization of photovoltaic systems using artificial intelligence techniques, meaning improved production and use of this essential renewable energy source.