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).


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.
Kim, Y., Elimelech, M., Shon, H.K., Hong, S.
Combined organic and colloidal fouling in forward osmosis: Fouling reversibility and the role of applied pressure.
Deshmukh, P., Gopinadhan, M., Choo, Y., Ahn, S., Majewski, P.W., Yoon, S.Y., Bakajin, O., Elimelech, M., Osuji, C.O., Kasi, R.M.
Molecular Design of Liquid Crystalline Brush-Like Block Copolymers for Magnetic Field Directed Self-Assembly: A Platform for Functional Materials.
Lin, S., Yip, N.Y., Cath, T.Y., Osuji, C.O., Elimelech, M.
Hybrid Pressure Retarded Osmosis - Membrane Distillation System for Power Generation from Low-Grade Heat: Thermodynamic Analysis and Energy Efficiency.
Yip, N.Y., Vermaas, D.A., Nijmeijer, K., Elimelech, M.
Thermodynamic, Energy Efficiency, and Power Density Analysis of Reverse Electrodialysis Power Generation with Natural Salinity Gradients.
Rahaman, M.S., Therien-Aubin, H., Ben-sasson, M., Ober, C.K., Nielsen, M., and Elimelech, M.
Control of Biofouling on Reverse Osmosis Polyamide Membranes Modified with Biocidal Nanoparticles and Antifouling Polymer Brushes
Zodrow, K.R., Coulter, V.H., Shaulsky, E., Elimelech, M.
Low Flow Data Logger in Membrane Distillation: An Interdisciplinary Laboratory in Process Control.
Xie, M., Nghiem, L.D., Price, W.E., and Elimelech, M.
Impact of organic and colloidal fouling on trace organic contaminant rejection by forward osmosis: Role of initial permeate flux.
Lin. S., Yip, N.Y., and Elimelech, M..
Direct Contact Membrane Distillation with Heat Recovery: Thermodynamic Insights from Module Scale Modeling.
Phuntsho, S., Hong, S., Elimelech, M., and Shon, H.K.
Osmotic Equilibrium in the Forward Osmosis Process: Modelling, Experiments and Implications for Process Performance.
Zodrow, K.R., Tousley, M.E., and Elimelech, M..
Mitigating biofouling on thin-film composite polyamide membranes using a controlled-release platform.
Xie, M., Nghiem, L.D., Price, W.E., and Elimelech, M.
Relating Rejection of Trace Organic Contaminants to Membrane Properties in Forward Osmosis: Measurement, Modelling and Implications.
Xie, M., Nghiem, L.D., Price, W.E., and Elimelech, M.
Toward Resource Recovery from Wastewater: Phosphorus Extraction from Digested Sludge using Hybrid Forward Osmosis – Membrane Distillation Process.
Bar-Zeev, E., and Elimelech, M.
Reverse Osmosis Biofilm Dispersal by Osmotic Back-Flushing: Cleaning via Substratum Perforation.
Romero-Vargas Castrillón, S., Lu, X., Shaffer, D.L., and Elimelech, M.
Amine Enrichment and Poly(ethylene glycol) (PEG) Surface Modification of Thin-Film Composite Forward Osmosis Membranes for Organic Fouling Control.
Dorin, R.M., Phillip, W.A., Sai, H., Werner, J., Elimelech, M., and Wiesner U.
Designing Block Copolymer Architectures for Targeted Membrane Performance.


Perreault, F., Tousley, M.E., and Elimelech, M.
Thin-Film Composite Polyamide Membranes Functionalized with Biocidal Graphene Oxide Nanosheets