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).


Straub, A.P., Deshmukh, A., & Elimelech, M.
Pressure-retarded osmosis for power generation from salinity gradients: is it viable?


Xie, M., Bar-Zeev, E., Hashmi, S.M., Nghiem, L.D., & Elimelech, M.
Role of Reverse Divalent Cation Diffusion in Forward Osmosis Biofouling
Bar-Zeev, E., Perreault, F., Straub, A.P., & Elimelech, M.
Impaired Performance of Pressure-Retarded Osmosis due to Irreversible Biofouling.
Xie, M., Lee, J., Nghiem, L.D., & Elimelech, M.
Role of Pressure in Organic Fouling in Forward Osmosis and Reverse Osmosis.
Kwan, S.E., Bar-Zeev, E., & Elimelech, M.
Biofouling in forward osmosis and reverse osmosis: Measurements and mechanisms
Straub, A.P., Osuji, C.O., Cath, T.Y., & Elimelech, M.
Selectivity and Mass Transfer Limitations in Pressure-Retarded Osmosis at High Concentrations and Increased Operating Pressures
Ye, G., Lee, J., Perreault, F., & Elimelech, M.
Controlled Architecture of Dual-functional Block Copolymer Brushes on Thin-Film Composite Membranes for Integrated ‘Defending’ and ‘Attacking’ Strategies against Biofouling
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