Current Lab Members


Menachem Elimelech's picture Menachem Elimelech
Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Professor of Forestry and Environmental Studies

Ph.D. Candidate

Douglas Davenport's picture Douglas Davenport
Ph.D. Candidate

Novel Materials for High Pressure Reverse Osmosis

Akshay Deshmukh's picture Akshay Deshmukh
Ph.D. Candidate

Modeling and Simulation of Desalination-based Processes

Camrynn Fausey's picture Camrynn Fausey
Ph.D. Candidate (co-advised by Julie Zimmerman)

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Water Treatment with Multifunctional Photocatalytic and Adsorptive Nanomaterials

Ph.D. Student

Yuhao Du's picture Yuhao Du
Ph.D. Student

High Pressure Reverse Osmosis

Ryan DuChanois's picture Ryan DuChanois
Ph.D. Student

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Membrane Development for Water Purification

Sohum Patel's picture Sohum Patel
Ph.D. Student

Modeling and Simulation of Membrane Distillation

Cassandra Porter's picture Cassandra Porter
Ph.D. Student

NSF Graduate Research Fellow


Surface-Modified Membranes for Tailored Separations

Cody Ritt's picture Cody Ritt
Ph.D. Student

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Modeling Water Permeation through 2D Nanomaterial Frameworks in Membranes

Julianne Rolf's picture Julianne Rolf
Ph.D. Student

NSF Graduate Research Fellow

Advanced Membrane Processes for Water Treatment

Evyatar Shaulsky's picture Evyatar Shaulsky
Ph.D. Student

Membrane-based Processes for Utilization of Low-grade Waste Heat

Xuechen Zhou's picture Xuechen Zhou
Ph.D. Student (co-advised by Jaehong Kim)

Advanced Membranes Development with Atomic Layer Deposition

Postdocs and Fellows

Razi Epsztein's picture Razi Epsztein
Postdoctoral Fellow

BARD-Vaadia Postdoctoral Fellowship

Ion Transport and Selectivity in Membranes and Nanopores

Vasiliki 'Vicky' Karanikola's picture Vasiliki 'Vicky' Karanikola
Postdoctoral Associate

Agnese Nelms Haury Program Faculty Fellow

Membrane Processes at the Water/Energy Nexus

Xinglin Lu's picture Xinglin Lu
Postdoctoral Associate

Transport Phenomena and Advanced Materials in Membrane Processes

Mohan Qin's picture Mohan Qin
Postdoctoral Researcher

Modeling and Simulation of Capacitive Deionization Process

Meng Sun's picture Meng Sun
Postdoctoral Associate

Novel Membranes for Water Purification

Ines Zucker's picture Ines Zucker
Postdoctoral Fellow

YIBS Gaylord Donnelley Post-doctoral Fellowship
Presidential Scholarship from Tel Aviv University

Nanotechnology-enabled Environmental Sensors

Visiting Ph.D. Student

Wei Cheng's picture Wei Cheng
Visiting Ph.D. Student

Membrane Fabrication and Modification for Desalination Process

Yanfang Guan's picture Yanfang Guan
Visiting Ph.D. Student

Development of Surface Modification for Desalination

Masashi Kaneda's picture Masashi Kaneda
Visiting Masters Student

Membrane Modification with Graphene Oxide

Chi Wang's picture Chi Wang
Visiting Ph.D. Student

Reclamation of Energy and Water via Electrochemical Osmosis

Yumeng Zhao's picture Yumeng Zhao
Visiting Ph.D. Student

Mechanism Analysis of Ceramic Membrane Filtration

Visiting Scholar

Lei Zhang's picture Lei Zhang
Visiting Fellow

Hydrophobic Microporous Membranes and Membrane Distillation