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).


Biesheuvel, P.M., Dykstra, J.E., Porada, S. & Elimelech, M.
New parametrization method for salt permeability of reverse osmosis desalination membranes
Zhang, Y.J., Huang, G.X., Winter, L.R., Chen, J.J., Tian, L., Mei, S.C., Zhang, Z., Chen, F., Guo, Z.Y., Ji, R., You, Y.Z. & Elimelech, M.
Simultaneous nanocatalytic surface activation of pollutants and oxidants for highly efficient water decontamination
Cao, T., Rolf, J., Wang, Z., Violet, C. & Elimelech, M.
Distinct Impacts of Natural Organic Matter and Colloidal Particles on Gypsum Crystallization
Ma, W., Sun, M., Huang, D., Chu, C., Hedtke, T., Wang, X., Zhao, Y., Kim, J.H. & Elimelech, M.
Catalytic Membrane with Copper Single-Atom Catalysts for Effective Hydrogen Peroxide Activation and Pollutant Destruction
DuChanois, R.M., Heiranian, M., Yang, J., Porter, C.J., Li, Q., Zhang, X., Verduzco, R. & Elimelech, M.
Designing polymeric membranes with coordination chemistry for high-precision ion separations
Heiranian, M., DuChanois, R.M., Ritt, C.L., Violet, C. & Elimelech, M.
Molecular Simulations to Elucidate Transport Phenomena in Polymeric Membranes
Uwayid, R., Guyes, E.N., Shocron, A.N., Gilron, J., Elimelech, M. & Suss, M.E.
Perfect divalent cation selectivity with capacitive deionization
Ritt, C.L., Nami, M. & Elimelech, M.
Interferometry for Precise Measurement of Ultralow Flow Rates from Permeable Materials
Du, Y., Wang, Z., Cooper, N.J., Gilron, J. & Elimelech, M.
Module-scale analysis of low-salt-rejection reverse osmosis: Design guidelines and system performance
Porter, C.J., DuChanois, R.M., MacDonald, E., Kilpatrick, S.M., Zhong, M. & Elimelech, M.
Tethered electrolyte active-layer membranes
Wang, K., Wang, X., Januszewski, B., Liu, Y., Li, D., Fu, R., Elimelech, M. & Huang, X.
Tailored design of nanofiltration membranes for water treatment based on synthesis–property–performance relationships
Ritt CL, Stassin T, Davenport DM, DuChanois RM, Nulens I, Yang Z, Ben-Zvi A, Segev-Mark N, Elimelech M, Tang CY, Ramon GZ
The open membrane database: Synthesis–structure–performance relationships of reverse osmosis membranes
Ritt CL, Liu M, Pham TA, Epsztein R, Kulik HJ, Elimelech M.
Machine learning reveals key ion selectivity mechanisms in polymeric membranes with subnanometer pores


Davenport, D.M., Wang, L., Shalusky, E. & Elimelech, M.
Design principles and challenges of bench-scale high-pressure reverse osmosis up to 150 bar
Song, L., Heiranian, M. & Elimelech, M.
True driving force and characteristics of water transport in osmotic membranes
Wang, L., Cao, T., Dykstra, J.E., Porada, S., Biesheuvel, P.M. & Elimelech, M.
Salt and Water Transport in Reverse Osmosis Membranes: Beyond the Solution-Diffusion Model
Zhou, X., Heiranian, M., Yang, M., Epsztein, R., Gong, K., White, C.E., Hu, S., Kim, J.H. & Elimelech, M.
Selective Fluoride Transport in Subnanometer TiO2 Pores
Wang, L., Patel, S.K. & Elimelech, M.
Correlation equation for evaluating energy consumption and process performance of brackish water desalination by electrodialysis
Verbeke, R., Davenport, D.M., Stassin, T., Eyley, S., Dickmann, M., Cruz, A.J., Dara, P., Ritt, C.L., Bogaerts, C., Egger, W. & Ameloot, R.
Chlorine-Resistant Epoxide-Based Membranes for Sustainable Water Desalination
DuChanois, R.M., Porter, C.J., Violet, C., Verduzco, R. & Elimelech, M.
Membrane Materials for Selective Ion Separations at the Water–Energy Nexus