Nanotechnology and nanomechanics are today the pivotal point of research endeavor globally today. Future flow of scientific thoughts should be directed towards applications of nanomechanics in diverse areas of science and engineering. Sustainable development and engineering science are two opposite sides of the visionary scientific coin today. Environmental and energy sustainability are the pillars of scientific endeavor today. In the global scientific scenario, environmental catastrophes, climate change, and depletion of fossil fuel sources are challenging the scientific firmament. Technological and scientific validation, the futuristic vision of environmental sustainability, and the basic needs of human society will all usher in a new era in environmental engineering. Provision of clean drinking water is the need of human society today. Thus, future research directions should be directed towards achievement of energy and environmental sustainability. Scientific thoughts in the field of nanotechnology needs to be streamlined and reorganized as the world stands devastated with environmental catastrophes and fossil fuel issues. Nanomechanics and the world of nanotechnology are in the crucial juncture of scientific vision and contemplation. Industrialized nations around the globe are in the midst of a deep crisis such as mitigation of climate change and the world of challenges in industrial wastewater treatment.


Humanity and human civilization are today in the midst of deep scientific vision and contemplation. Scientific perspectives in the field of nanotechnology need to be re-envisioned with the march of environmental engineering and chemical process engineering. Environmental remediation, drinking water treatment, and industrial wastewater treatment are in the process of a new beginning and a global revival. Scientific divination and deep scientific redeeming are today the necessities of science, technology, and engineering globally. Water science and water purification are today destroying the scientific landscape. Thus the need of nanotechnology and applications of nanomechanics. Overally, nanotechnology research directions should be targeted towards more scientific emancipation in the field of NMs and engineered NMs. The burning question of arsenic and heavy metal contamination in groundwater needs to be answered with immediate effect. Here come the need of participation of civil society, scientists, and engineers. Today the world is a technology driven society. Science and technology is marching fonvard towards a newer age of immense might and vision. Nanotechnology is a veritable lantern of human civilization today. The scientific perspectives of nano-science, nanotechnology, and nano-engineering needs to be re-envisioned and redrawn with the progress of human mankind today. The challenges, the vision, and the targets of nanotechnology need also to be reorganized with the march of humanity forward. Technology frontiers globally are highly retrogressive today. This challenge and this task should be shouldered by scientists and engineers. The global scientific questions of water purification, drinking water treatment and groundwater contamination still remain unanswered. The scientific rationale behind water purification thus needs to be re-organized and researched with immense vision. Thus, a newer eon in the field of nanotechnology will usher in and a new global order in the field of chemical engineering and environmental engineering will be envisioned. Then technological barriers will be ameliorated and a newer visionary global order will emerge.


  • boron nitride nanotubes
  • carbon nanotubes
  • environmental engineering
  • nanomaterials
  • nanoribbons
  • nanotechnology
  • nanotubes


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