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).


Yao, Y., Zhang, P., Chao Jiang, C., DuChanois, R. M., Zhang, X & Elimelech, M.
High performance polyester reverse osmosis desalination membrane with chlorine resistance
Cao, T. & Elimelech, M.
Colloidal stability of cellulose nanocrystals in aqueous solutions containing monovalent, divalent, and trivalent inorganic salts
Jaramillo, H., Boo, C., Hashmi, S. M & Elimelech, M.
Zwitterionic coating on thin-film composite membranes to delay gypsum scaling in reverse osmosis
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


Aydin, F., Zhan, C., Ritt, C., Epsztein, R., Elimelech, M., Schwegler, E. & Pham, T.A.
Similarities and differences between potassium and ammonium ions in liquid water: a first-principles study
Falinski, M.M., Turley, R.S., Kidd, J., Lounsbury, A.W., Lanzarini-Lopes, M., Backhaus, A., Rudel, H.E., Lane, M.K.M., Fausey, C.L., Barrios, A.C. & Loyo-Rosales, J.E.
Doing nano-enabled water treatment right: sustainability considerations from design and research through development and implementation
Patel, S.K., Ritt, C.L., Deshmukh, A., Wang, Z., Qin, M., Epsztein, R. & Elimelech, M.
The relative insignificance of advanced materials in enhancing the energy efficiency of desalination technologies
Li, Z., Li, Y.,Yao, Y., Aydin, F., Zhan, C., Chen, Y., Elimelech, M., Pham, T.A. & Noy, A.
Strong Differential Monovalent Anion Selectivity in Narrow Diameter Carbon Nanotube Porins
Wang, Z., Deshmukh, A., Du, Y. & Elimelech, M.
Minimal and zero liquid discharge with reverse osmosis using low-salt-rejection membranes
Malmir, H., Epsztein, R., Elimelech, M. & Haji-Akbari, A.
Induced charge anisotropy: A hidden variable affecting ion transport through membranes
Fausey, C.L., Zucker, I., Lee, D.E., Shaulsky, E., Zimmerman, J.B. & Elimelech, M.
Tunable Molybdenum Disulfide-Enabled Fiber Mats for High-Efficiency Removal of Mercury from Water
Porter, C.J., Werber, J.R., Ritt, C.L., Guan, Y.F., Zhong, M. & Elimelech, M.
Controlled grafting of polymer brush layers from porous cellulosic membranes
Patel, S.K., Qin, M., Walker, W.S. & Elimelech, M.
Energy efficiency of electro-driven brackish water desalination: electrodialysis significantly outperforms membrane capacitive deionization
Wang, Y., Lee, J., Werber, J.R. & Elimelech, M.
Capillary-driven desalination in a synthetic mangrove


Biesheuvel, P.M., Zhang, L., Gasquet, P., Blankert, B., Elimelech, M. & Van Der Meer, W.G.J.
Ion selectivity in brackish water desalination by reverse osmosis: Theory, measurements, and implications
Karanikola, V., Moore, S.E., Deshmukh, A., Arnold, R.G., Elimelech, M. & Sáez, A.E.
Economic performance of membrane distillation configurations in optimal solar thermal desalination systems
Fausey, C.L., Zucker, I., Shaulsky, E., Zimmerman, J.B. & Elimelech, M.
Removal of arsenic with reduced graphene oxide-TiO2-enabled nanofibrous mats
Cheng, W., Lu, X., Kaneda, M., Zhang, W., Bernstein, R., Ma, J. & Elimelech, M.
Graphene oxide-functionalized membranes: the importance of nanosheet surface exposure for biofouling resistance
Zucker, I., Hashmi, S.M., Yang, J., He, Y. Pfefferle, L.D. & Elimelech, M.
Shape-Dependent Interactions of Manganese Oxide Nanomaterials with Lipid Bilayer Vesicles