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).


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
Shaulsky, E., Karanikola, V., Straub, A.P., Deshmukh, A., Zucker, I., & Elimelech, M.
Asymmetric membranes for membrane distillation and thermo-osmotic energy conversion
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
Epsztein, R., Shaulsky, E., Qin, M., & Elimelech, M.
Activation behavior for ion permeation in ion-exchange membranes: Role of ion dehydration in selective transport
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
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


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
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
Boo, C., Hong, S., & Elimelech, M.
Relating Organic Fouling in Membrane Distillation to Intermolecular Adhesion Forces and Interfacial Surface Energies
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
Alvarez, P.J.J., Chan, C.K., Elimelech, M., Halas, N.J., & Villagrán, D.
Emerging opportunities for nanotechnology to enhance water security
Lu, X., Feng, X., Zhang, X., Chukwu, M.N., Osuji, C.O., & Elimelech, M.
Fabrication of a Desalination Membrane with Enhanced Microbial Resistance through Vertical Alignment of Graphene Oxide
Werber, J.R., Porter, C.J., & Elimelech, M.
A Path to Ultra-Selectivity: Support Layer Properties to Maximize Performance of Biomimetic Desalination Membranes
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
Sun, M., Zucker, I., Davenport, D.M., Zhou, X., Qu, J., & Elimelech, M.
Reactive, Self-cleaning Ultrafiltration Membrane Functionalized with Iron Oxychloride (FeOCl) Nanocatalysts
Ren, S., Boo, C., Guo, N., Wang, S.-G., Elimelech, M., & Wang, Y.
Photocatalytic Reactive Ultrafiltration Membrane for Removal of Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria and Antibiotic Resistance Genes from Wastewater Effluent