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).


Dizge, N., Epsztein, R., Cheng, W., Porter, C.J., & Elimelech, M.
Biocatalytic and salt selective multilayer polyelectrolyte nanofiltration membrane
Engel, M., Hadar, Y., Belkin, S., Lu, X., Elimelech, M., & Chefetz, B.
Bacterial inactivation by a carbon nanotube–iron oxide nanocomposite: a mechanistic study using E. coli mutants
Sun, M., Davenport, D., Liu, H., Qu, J., Elimelech, M., & Li, J.
Highly efficient and sustainable non-precious-metal Fe–N–C electrocatalysts for the oxygen reduction reaction
Deshmukh, A., Boo, C., Karanikola, V., Lin, S., Straub, A.P., Tong, T., Warsinger, D.M., & Elimelech, M.
Membrane Distillation at the Water-Energy Nexus: Limits, Opportunities, and Challenges
Epsztein, R., Shaulsky, E., Dizge, N., Warsinger, D.M., & Elimelech, M.
Role of Ionic Charge Density in Donnan Exclusion of Monovalent Anions by Nanofiltration
Lee, J., Straub, A.P., & Elimelech, M.
Vapor-gap membranes for highly selective osmotically driven desalination
Li, M., Karanikola, V., Zhang, X., Wang, L., & Elimelech, M.
A Self-Standing, Support-Free Membrane for Forward Osmosis with No Internal Concentration Polarization
Ma, X., Yao, Z., Yang, Z., Guo, H., Xu, Z., Tang, C.Y., & Elimelech, M.
Nanofoaming of Polyamide Desalination Membranes To Tune Permeability and Selectivity
Faria, A.F., Perreault, F., & Elimelech, M.
Elucidating the Role of Oxidative Debris in the Antimicrobial Properties of Graphene Oxide
Meng, S., Chu, C., Geng, F., Lu, X., Qu, J., Crittenden, J., Elimelech, M., & Kim, J.-H.
Reinventing Fenton Chemistry: Iron Oxychloride Nanosheet for pHInsensitive H2O2 Activation
Shaffer, D.L., LaManna, J.M., Jacobson, D.L., Hussey, D.S., Elimelech, M., & Chan, E.P.
Studying water and solute transport through desalination membranes via neutron radiography
Epsztein, R., Cheng, W., Shaulsky, E., Dizge, N., & Elimelech, M.
Elucidating the mechanisms underlying the difference between chloride and nitrate rejection in nanofiltration


Liu, C., Lee, J., Small, C., Ma, J., & Elimelech, M.
Comparison of organic fouling resistance of thin-film composite membranes modified by hydrophilic silica nanoparticles and zwitterionic polymer brushes
Luo, W., Phan, H.V., Li, G.X., Hai, F.I., Price, W.E., Elimelech, M., & Nghiem, L.D.
An Osmotic Membrane Bioreactor – Membrane Distillation System for Simultaneous Wastewater Reuse and Seawater Desalination: Performance and Implications
Rahimi, M, Straub, A.P., Zhang, F., Zhu, X., Elimelech, M., Gorski, C., & Logan, B.E.
Emerging electrochemical and membrane-based systems to convert low-grade heat to electricity
Davenport, D.M., Lee, J., & Elimelech, M.
Efficacy of antifouling modification of ultrafiltration membranes by grafting zwitterionic polymer brushes
Straub, A.P. & Elimelech, M.
Energy Efficiency and Performance Limiting Effects in Thermo-Osmotic Energy Conversion from Low-Grade Heat
Lu, X., Feng, X., Werber, J.R., Chu, C., Zucker, I., Kim, J.-H., Osuji, C.O., & Elimelech, M.
Enhanced antibacterial activity through the controlled alignment of graphene oxide nanosheets
Deshmukh, A. & Elimelech, M.
Understanding the impact of membrane properties and transport phenomena on the energetic performance of membrane distillation desalination
Zodrow, K.R., Li, Q., Buono, R.M., Chen, W., Daigger, G., Duenas-Osorio, L, Elimelech, M., Huang, X., Jiang, G., Kim, J-H., Logan, B.E., Sedlak, D.L., Westerhoff, P., & Alvarez, P.J.J.
Advanced Materials, Technologies, and Complex Systems Analyses: Emerging Opportunities to Enhance Urban Water Security