The Elimelech Group seeks to consistently publish high quality work in a well-organized and clear fashion. For Meny’s suggestions on writing effective papers, see his presentation given in a workshop at the AEESP Research & Education Conference at Yale University in June 2015 (updated July 2019).


Jaramillo, H., Boo, C., Hashmi, S.M. and Elimelech, M.
Zwitterionic coating on thin-film composite membranes to delay gypsum scaling in reverse osmosis


Hickenbottom, K.L., Vanneste, J., Elimelech, M. & Cath, T.Y.
Assessing the current state of commercially available membranes and spacers for energy production with pressure retarded osmosis
Ben-Sasson, M., Lu, X., Nejati, S., Jaramillo, H., & Elimelech, M.
In situ surface functionalization of reverse osmosis membranes with biocidal copper nanoparticles
Perreault, F., Jaramillo, H., Xie, M., Ude, M., & Elimelech, M.
Biofouling Mitigation in Forward Osmosis using Graphene Oxide Functionalized Thin-Film Composite Membranes
Lee, J., Boo, C., Ryu, W.-H., Taylor, A.D., & Elimelech, M
Development of Omniphobic Desalination Membranes Using a Charged Electrospun Nanofiber Scaffold
Werber, J.R., Osuji, C.O., & Elimelech, M.
Materials for next-generation desalination and water purification membranes
Werber, J.R., Deshmukh, A., & Elimelech, M.
The Critical Need for Increased Selectivity, Not Increased Water Permeability, for Desalination Membranes
Gilbertson, L.M., Albalghati, E.M., Fishman, Z.S., Perreault, F., Corredor, C., Posner, J.D., Elimelech, M., Pfefferle, L.D. & Zimmerman, J.B.
Shape-Dependent Surface Reactivity and Antimicrobial Activity of Nano-Cupric Oxide
Ryu, W.H., Wilson, H., Sohn, S., Li, J., Tong, X., Shaulsky, E., Schroers, J., Elimelech, M., & Taylor, A.D.
Heterogeneous WSx/WO3 Thorn-Bush Nanofiber Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries
Wang, Z., Elimelech, M., & Lin, S.
Environmental Applications of Interfacial Materials with Special Wettability
Hibbs, M.R., McGrath, L.K., Kang, S., Adout, A., Altman, S.J., Elimelech, M., & Cornelius, C.J.
Designing a biocidal reverse osmosis membrane coating: Synthesis and biofouling properties.
Xie, M., Shon, H.K., Gray, S.R., & Elimelech, M.
Membrane-based Processes for Wastewater Nutrient Recovery: Technology, Challenges, and Future Direction
Feng, X., Nejati, S., Cowan, M.G., Tousley, M.E., Wiesenauer, B.R., Noble, R.D., Elimelech, M., Gin, D.L., & Osuji, C.O.
Thin Polymer FIlms with Continuous Vertically Aligned 1-nm Pores Fabricated by Soft Confinement
Straub, A.P., Deshmukh, A., & Elimelech, M.
Pressure-retarded osmosis for power generation from salinity gradients: is it viable?


Xie, M., Bar-Zeev, E., Hashmi, S.M., Nghiem, L.D., & Elimelech, M.
Role of Reverse Divalent Cation Diffusion in Forward Osmosis Biofouling
Bar-Zeev, E., Perreault, F., Straub, A.P., & Elimelech, M.
Impaired Performance of Pressure-Retarded Osmosis due to Irreversible Biofouling.
Xie, M., Lee, J., Nghiem, L.D., & Elimelech, M.
Role of Pressure in Organic Fouling in Forward Osmosis and Reverse Osmosis.
Kwan, S.E., Bar-Zeev, E., & Elimelech, M.
Biofouling in forward osmosis and reverse osmosis: Measurements and mechanisms
Straub, A.P., Osuji, C.O., Cath, T.Y., & Elimelech, M.
Selectivity and Mass Transfer Limitations in Pressure-Retarded Osmosis at High Concentrations and Increased Operating Pressures
Ye, G., Lee, J., Perreault, F., & Elimelech, M.
Controlled Architecture of Dual-functional Block Copolymer Brushes on Thin-Film Composite Membranes for Integrated ‘Defending’ and ‘Attacking’ Strategies against Biofouling