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).


Kim, J., Jain, A., Zuo, K., Verduzco, R., Walker, S., Elimelech, M., Zhang, Z., Zhang, X. & Li, Q.
Removal of calcium IONS from water by selective electrosorption using target-ion specific nanocomposite electrode
Feng, X., Imran, Q., Zhang, Y., Sixdenier, L., Lu, X., Kaufman, G., Gabinet, U., Kawabata, K., Elimelech, M. & Osuji, C.O.
Precise nanofiltration in a fouling-resistant self-assembled membrane with water-continuous transport pathways
Cheng, W., Ma, J., Zhang, X. & Elimelech, M.
Sub-1 μm Free-Standing Symmetric Membrane for Osmotic Separations
Wang, Z., Horseman, T., Straub, A.P. Yip, N.Y., Li, D., Elimelech, M. & Lin, S.
Pathways and challenges for efficient solar-thermal desalination
DuChanois, R. M., Epsztein, R., Trivedi, J. A. & Elimelech, M.
Controlling pore structure of polyelectrolyte multilayer nanofiltration membranes by tuning polyelectrolyte-salt interactions
Pollitt, K.J.G., Kim, J.H., Peccia, J., Elimelech, M., Zhang, Y., Charkoftaki, G., Hodges, B., Zucker, I., Huang, H., Deizel, N.C. & Murphy, K.
1,4-Dioxane as an emerging water contaminant – State of the science and evaluation of research needs
Zucker, I., Dizge, N., Fausey, C.L., Shaulsky, E., Sun, M. & Elimelech, M.
Electrospun silica nanofiber mats functionalized with ceria nanoparticles for water decontamination
Epsztein, R., Shaulsky, E., Qin, M., & Elimelech, M.
Activation behavior for ion permeation in ion-exchange membranes: Role of ion dehydration in selective transport.
Malmir, H., Epsztein, R., Elimelech, M. & Haji-Akbari, A.
Computational Investigation of Ion Transport and Selectivity in a Nanoporous Desalination Membrane using Advanced Sampling Techniques
Feng, X., Kawabata, K., Cowan, M.G., Dwulet, G.E., Toth, K., Sixdenier, L., Haji-Akbari, A., Noble, R.D., Elimelech, M., Gin, D.L. & Osuji, C.O.
Single crystal texture by directed molecular self-assembly along dual axes
Sun, M., Boo, C., Shi, W., Rolf, J., Shaulsky, E., Cheng, W., Plata, D.L., Qu, J. & Elimelech, M.
Engineering Carbon Nanotube Forest Superstructure for Robust Thermal Desalination Membranes
Ritt, C., Werber, J.R., Deshmukh, A. & Elimelech, M.
Monte Carlo Simulations of Framework Defects in Layered Two-Dimensional Nanomaterial Desalination Membranes: Implications for Permeability and Selectivity
Faucher, S.J., Aluru, N.R., Bazant, M.Z., Blankschtein, D., Brozena, A.H., Cumings, J., de Souza, J.P., Elimelech, M., Epsztein, R., Fourkas, J.T. & Govind Rajan, A.
Critical Knowledge Gaps in Mass Transport Through Single-Digit Nanopores: A Review and Perspective
Lu, X., Feng, X., Yang, Y., Jiang, J., Cheng, W., Liu, C., Gopinadhan, M., Osuji, C.O., Ma, J. & Elimelech, M.
Tuning the permselectivity of polymeric desalination membranes via control of polymer crystallite size
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
Li, M., Wang, X., Porter, C. J., Cheng, W., Zhang, X., Wang, L., & Elimelech, M.
Concentration and Recovery of Dyes from Textile Wastewater using a Self-standing, Support-free Forward Osmosis Membrane
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