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).


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.
Lin, S., Nejati, S., Boo., C., Hu, Y., Osuji, C.O., and Elimelech, M.
Omniphobic Membrane for Robust Membrane Distillation.
Straub, A.P., Lin, S., and Elimelech, M.
Module-Scale Analysis of Pressure Retarded Osmosis: Performance Limitations and Implications for Full-Scale Operation.
Ben-Sasson, M., Lu, X., Bar-Zeev, E., Zodrow, K.R., Nejati, S., Qi, G., Giannelis, E.P., and Elimelech, M.
In situ formation of silver nanoparticles on thin-film composite reverse osmosis membranes for biofouling mitigation.
Bar-Zeev, E., Zodrow, K.R., Kwan, S.E., and Elimelech, M.
The importance of microscopic characterization of membrane biofilms in an unconfined environment.
Oh, Y., Lee, S., Elimelech, M., Ju, Y., Lee, S., Hong, S.
Effect of Hydraulic Pressure and Membrane Orientation on Water Flux and Reverse Solute Flux in Pressure Assisted Osmosis.
Yip, N.Y. and Elimelech, M.
Comparison of Energy Efficiency and Power Density in Pressure Retarded Osmosis and Reverse Electrodialysis.
Gopinadhan, M., Deshmukh, P., Choo, Y., Majewski, P.W., Bakajin, O., Elimelech, M., Kasi, R.M., Osuji, C.O.
Thermally Switchable Aligned Nanopores by Magnetic-Field Directed Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers.
Liang, S., Qi, G., Xiao, K., Sun, J., Giannelis, E.P., Huang, X., Elimelech, M.
Organic fouling behavior of superhydrophilic polyvinylidene fluoride (PVDF) ultrafiltration membranes functionalized with surface-tailored nanoparticles: Implications for organic fouling in membrane bioreactors.
Lin, S., Straub, A.P., Elimelech, M.
Thermodynamic Limits of Extractable Energy by Pressure Retarded Osmosis
Praetorius, A., Tufenkji, N., Goss, K.U., Scheringer, M., von der Kammer, F., Elimelech, M.
The road to nowhere: Equilibrium partition coefficients for nanoparticles.
Phuntsho, S., Lotfi, F., Hong, S., Shaffer, D.L., Elimelech, M., Shon, H.K.
Membrane scaling and flux decline during fertiliser-drawn forward osmosis desalination of brackish groundwater.