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).


Guan, Y.F., Boo, C., Lu, X., Zhou, X., Yu, H.Q. & Elimelech, M.
Surface functionalization of reverse osmosis membranes with sulfonic groups for simultaneous mitigation of silica scaling and organic fouling
Sun, M., Wang, X., Winter, L.R., Zhao, Y., Ma, W., Hedtke, T., Kim, J.H. & Elimelech, M.
Electrified Membranes for Water Treatment Applications
Vu, M., Nguyen, L.N., Johir, M.A.H., Zhang, X., Nghiem, L.D. & Elimelech, M.
Biogas sparging to control fouling and enhance resource recovery from anaerobically digested sludge centrate by forward osmosis
Zhang, L., Shi, X., Sun, M., Porter, C.J., Zhou, X. & Elimelech, M.
Precisely Engineered Photoreactive Titanium Nanoarray Coating to Mitigate Biofouling in Ultrafiltration
Zhang, W.H., Yin, M.J., Zhao, Q., Jin, C.G., Wang, N., Ji, S., Ritt, C.L., Elimelech, M. & An, Q.F.
Graphene oxide membranes with stable porous structure for ultrafast water transport
Patel, S.K., Biesheuvel, P.M. & Elimelech, M.
Energy Consumption of Brackish Water Desalination: Identifying the Sweet Spots for Electrodialysis and Reverse Osmosis
Wang, L., Wang, Z., Patel, S.K., Lin, S. & Elimelech, M.
Nanopore-Based Power Generation from Salinity Gradient: Why It Is Not Viable


Zhao Y, Sun M, Wang X, Wang C, Lu D, Ma W, Kube SA, Ma J, Elimelech M.
Janus electrocatalytic flow-through membrane enables highly selective singlet oxygen production
Wang, C., Sun, M., Zhao, Y., Huo, M., Wang, X. & Elimelech, M.
Photo-electrochemical Osmotic System Enables Simultaneous Metal Recovery and Electricity Generation from Wastewater
Jaramillo, H., Boo, C., Hashmi, S.M. and Elimelech, M.
Zwitterionic coating on thin-film composite membranes to delay gypsum scaling in reverse osmosis
Shaulsky, E., Wang, Z., Deshmukh, A., Karanikola, V. & Elimelech, M.
Membrane distillation assisted by heat pump for improved desalination energy efficiency
Ritt, C.L., Werber, J.R., Wang, M., Yang, Z., Zhao, Y., Kulik, H.J. & Elimelech, M.
Ionization behavior of nanoporous polyamide membranes
Zhou, X., Wang, Z., Epsztein, R., Zhan, C., Li, W., Fortner, J.D., Pham, T.A., Kim, J.H. & Elimelech, M.
Intrapore energy barriers govern ion transport and selectivity of desalination membranes
Wang, L., Violet, C., DuChanois, R.M. & Elimelech, M.
Derivation of the Theoretical Minimum Energy of Separation of Desalination Processes
Chu, C., Yang, J., Zhou, X., Huang, D., Qi, H., Weon, S., Li, J., Elimelech, M., Wang, A. & Kim, J.H.
Cobalt Single Atoms on Tetrapyridomacrocyclic Support for Efficient Peroxymonosulfate Activation
Tianchi Cao, Menachem Elimelech
Colloidal stability of cellulose nanocrystals in aqueous solutions containing monovalent, divalent, and trivalent inorganic salts
Yujian Yao, Pingxia Zhang, Chao Jiang, Ryan M DuChanois, Xuan Zhang & Menachem Elimelech
High performance polyester reverse osmosis desalination membrane with chlorine resistance
Zuo, K., Wang, W., Deshmukh, A., Jia, S., Guo, H., Xin, R., Elimelech, M., Ajayan, P.M., Lou, J. & Li, Q.
Multifunctional nanocoated membranes for high-rate electrothermal desalination of hypersaline waters
Cassandra J Porter, Jay R Werber, Mingjiang Zhong, Corey J Wilson & Menachem Elimelech
Pathways and Challenges for Biomimetic Desalination Membranes with Sub-Nanometer Channels
Bogler, A., Packman, A., Furman, A., Gross, A., Kushmaro, A., Ronen, A., Dagot, C., Hill, C., Vaizel-Ohayon, D., Morgenroth, E. and Bertuzzo, E. & Elimelech, M.
Rethinking wastewater risks and monitoring in light of the COVID-19 pandemic