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).


Nejati, S., Boo, C., Osuji, C.O., & Elimelech, M.
Engineering flat sheet microporous PVDF films for membrane distillation
Deshmukh, A., Yip, N.Y., Lin, S., & Elimelech, M.
Desalination by forward osmosis: Identifying performance limiting parameters through module-scale modeling
Luo, W., Hai, F.I., Kang, J., Price, W.E., Nghiem, L.D., & Elimelech, M.
The role of forward osmosis and microfiltration in an integrated osmotic-microfiltration membrane bioreactor system
Mo, W., Soh, L., Werber, J.R., Elimelech, M., & Zimmerman, J.B.
Application of membrane dewatering for algal biofuel
Shaffer, D.L., Jaramillo, H., Romero-Vargas Castrillón, S., Lu, X., & Elimelech, M.
Post-fabrication modification of forward osmosis membranes with a poly(ethylene glycol) block copolymer for improved organic fouling resistance.
Lu, X., Nejati, S., Choo, Y., Osuji, C.O., Ma, J., & Elimelech, M.
Elements Provide a Clue: Nanoscale Characterization of Thin-Film Composite Polyamide Membranes.
Perreault, F., Fonseca de Faria, A., & Elimelech, M.
Environmental applications of graphene-based nanomaterials.
Perreault, F., Fonseca de Faria, A., Nejati, S., & Elimelech, M.
Antimicrobial Properties of Graphene Oxide Nanosheets: Why Size Matters.
Fonseca de Faria, A., Perreault, F., Shaulsky, E., Arias Chavez, L.H., & Elimelech, M.
Antimicrobial Electrospun Biopolymer Nanofiber Mats Functionalized with Graphene Oxide - Silver Nanocomposites
Lin, S. & Elimelech, M.
Staged reverse osmosis operation: Configurations, energy efficiency, and application potential
Shaulsky, E., Boo, C., Lin, S., & Elimelech, M.
Membrane-Based Osmotic Heat Engine with Organic Solvent for Enhanced Power Generation from Low-Grade Heat
Romero-Vargas Castrillón, S., Perrault, F., Fonseca de Faria, A., & Elimelech, M.
Interaction of Graphene Oxide with Bacterial Cell Membranes: Insights from Force Spectroscopy
Lu, X., Arias Chavez, L.H., Romero-Vargas Castrillón, S., Ma, J., & Elimelech, M.
Influence of Active Layer and Support Layer Surface Structures on Organic Fouling Propensity of Thin-Film Composite Forward Osmosis Membranes
Bar-Zeev, E., Passow, U., Romero-Vargas Castrillón, S., & Elimelech, M.
Transparent Exopolymer Particles (TEP): From Aquatic Environments and Engineered Systems to Membrane Biofouling
Shaffer, D.L., Werber, J.R., Jaramillo, H., Lin, S., & Elimelech, M.
Forward osmosis: Where are we now?
Boo, C., Khalil, Y., and Elimelech, M.
Performance Evaluation of trimethylamine-carbon dioxide thermolytic draw solution for engineered osmosis.


Lu, X., Boo, C., Ma, J., & Elimelech, M.
Bidirectional Diffusion of Ammonium and Sodium Cations in Forward Osmosis: Role of Membrane Active Layer Surface Chemistry and Charge
Feng, X., Tousley, M.E., Cowan, M.G., Wiesenauer, B.R., Nejati, S., Choo, Y., Noble, R.D., Elimelech, M., Gin, D.L., and Osuji, C.O.
Scalable Fabrication of Polymer Membranes with Vertically Aligned 1-nm Pores by Magnetic Field Directed Self-Assembly.
Zodrow, K.R., Bar-Zeev, E., Giannetto, M.J., and Elimelech, M.
Biofouling and Microbial Communities in Membrane Distillation and Reverse Osmosis.
Tousley, M.E., Feng, X., Elimelech, M., and Osuji, C.O.
Aligned Nanostructured Polymers by Magnetic Field Directed Self-Assembly of a Polymerizable Lyotropic Mesophase.