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 April 2017).


DuChanois, R. M., Epsztein, R., Trivedi, J. A., & Elimelech, M.
Controlling pore structure of polyelectrolyte multilayer nanofiltration membranes by tuning polyelectrolyte-salt interactions
Epsztein, R., Shaulsky, E., Qin, M., & Elimelech, M.
Activation behavior for ion permeation in ion-exchange membranes: Role of ion dehydration in selective transport.
Kim, J., Jain, A., Zuo, K., Verduzco, R., Walker, S., Elimelech, M., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X., & Li, Q.
Removal of calcium IONS from water by selective electrosorption using target-ion specific nanocomposite electrode
Ritt, C., Werber, J.R., Deshmukh, A., & Elimelech, M.
Monte Carlo Simulations of Framework Defects in Layered Two-Dimensional Nanomaterial Desalination Membranes: Implications for Permeability and Selectivity
Chang, H., Li, T., Liu, B., Vidic, R.D., Elimelech, M., & Crittenden, J.C.
Potential and implemented membrane-based technologies for the treatment and reuse of flowback and produced water from shale gas and oil plays: A review
Qin, M., Deshmukh, A., Epsztein, R., Patel, S.K., Owoseni, O.M., Walker, W.S., & Elimelech, M.
Comparison of energy consumption in desalination by capacitive deionization and reverse osmosis
Kaneda, M., Lu, X., Cheng, W., Zhou, X., Bernstein, R., Zhang, W., Kimura, K., & Elimelech, M.
Photografting Graphene Oxide to Inert Membrane Materials to Impart Antibacterial Activity
Li, M., Wang, X., Porter, C. J., Cheng, W., Zhang, X., Wang, L., & Elimelech, M.
Concentration and Recovery of Dyes from Textile Wastewater using a Self-standing, Support-free Forward Osmosis Membrane
Shaulsky, E., Karanikola, V., Straub, A.P., Deshmukh, A., Zucker, I., & Elimelech, M.
Asymmetric membranes for membrane distillation and thermo-osmotic energy conversion
Yousefi, N., Lu, X., Elimelech, M., & Tufenkji, N.
Environmental performance of graphene-based 3D macrostructures
Luo, J., Sun, M., Ritt, C., Liu, X., Pei, Y., Crittenden, J.C., & Elimelech, M.
Tuning Pb(II) Adsorption from Aqueous Solutions on Ultrathin Iron Oxychloride (FeOCl) Nanosheets
Liu, J., Cheng, S., Cao, N., Geng, C., He, C., Shi, Q, Xu, C., Ni, J., DuChanois, R.M., Elimelech, M., & Zhao, H.
Actinia-like multifunctional nanocoagulant for single-step removal of water contaminants


Zhou, X., Zhao, Y.-Y., Kim, S.-R., Elimelech, M., Hu, S., & Kim, J.-H.
Controlled TiO2 Growth on Reverse Osmosis and Nanofiltration Membranes by Atomic Layer Deposition: Mechanisms and Potential Applications
Boo, C., Hong, S., & Elimelech, M.
Relating Organic Fouling in Membrane Distillation to Intermolecular Adhesion Forces and Interfacial Surface Energies
Zhang, W., Cheng, W., Ziemann, E., Be'er, A., Lu, X., Elimelech, M., & Bernstein, R.
Functionalization of ultrafiltration membrane with polyampholyte hydrogel and graphene oxide to achieve dual antifouling and antibacterial properties
Karanikola, V., Boo, C., Rolf, J. & Elimelech, M.
Engineered Slippery Surface to Mitigate Gypsum Scaling in Membrane Distillation for Treatment of Hypersaline Industrial Wastewaters
Shi, W., Zhou, X., Li, J., Meshot, E.R., Taylor, A.D., Hu, S., Kim, J.-H., Elimelech, M., & Plata, D.L.
High-Performance Capacitive Deionization via Manganese Oxide-Coated, Vertically Aligned Carbon Nanotubes
Weng, G.-M., Li, M., Alhabeb, M., Karpovich, C., Wang, H., Lipton, J., Maleski, K., Kong, J., Shaulsky, E., Elimelech, M., Gogotsi, Y., & Taylor, A.D.
Layer‐by‐Layer Assembly of Cross‐Functional Semi‐transparent MXene‐Carbon Nanotubes Composite Films for Next‐Generation Electromagnetic Interference Shielding
Cheng, W., Liu, C., Tong, T., Epsztein, R., Sun, M., Verduzco, R., Ma, J., & Elimelech, M.
Selective removal of divalent cations by polyelectrolyte multilayer nanofiltration membrane: Role of polyelectrolyte charge, ion size, and ionic strength
Alvarez, P.J.J., Chan, C.K., Elimelech, M., Halas, N.J., & Villagrán, D.
Emerging opportunities for nanotechnology to enhance water security