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).


Deshmukh, A., Boo, C., Karanikola, V., Lin, S., Straub, A.P., Tong, T., Warsinger, D.M., & Elimelech, M.
Membrane Distillation at the Water-Energy Nexus: Limits, Opportunities, and Challenges
Epsztein, R., Shaulsky, E., Dizge, N., Warsinger, D.M., & Elimelech, M.
Role of Ionic Charge Density in Donnan Exclusion of Monovalent Anions by Nanofiltration
Li, M., Karanikola, V., Zhang, X., Wang, L., & Elimelech, M.
A Self-Standing, Support-Free Membrane for Forward Osmosis with No Internal Concentration Polarization
Ma, X., Yao, Z., Yang, Z., Guo, H., Xu, Z., Tang, C.Y., & Elimelech, M.
Nanofoaming of Polyamide Desalination Membranes To Tune Permeability and Selectivity
Faria, A.F., Perreault, F., & Elimelech, M.
Elucidating the Role of Oxidative Debris in the Antimicrobial Properties of Graphene Oxide
Sun,M., Chu, C., Geng, F., Lu, X., Qu, J., Crittenden, J., Elimelech, M., & Kim, J.-H.
Reinventing Fenton Chemistry: Iron Oxychloride Nanosheet for pHInsensitive H2O2 Activation


Lu, X., Feng, X., Werber, J.R., Chu, C., Zucker, I., Kim, J.H., Osuji, C.O. & Elimelech, M.
Enhanced antibacterial activity through the controlled alignment of graphene oxide nanosheets
Feng, X., Kawabata, K., Kaufman, G., Elimelech, M. and Osuji, C.O.
Highly selective vertically aligned nanopores in sustainably derived polymer membranes by molecular templating


Hickenbottom, K.L., Vanneste, J., Elimelech, M. & Cath, T.Y.
Assessing the current state of commercially available membranes and spacers for energy production with pressure retarded osmosis
Ben-Sasson, M., Lu, X., Nejati, S., Jaramillo, H., & Elimelech, M.
In situ surface functionalization of reverse osmosis membranes with biocidal copper nanoparticles
Novek, E.J., Shaulsky, E., Fishman, Z.S., Pfefferle, L.D. & Elimelech, M.
Low-temperature carbon capture using aqueous ammonia and organic solvents
Perreault, F., Jaramillo, H., Xie, M., Ude, M., & Elimelech, M.
Biofouling Mitigation in Forward Osmosis using Graphene Oxide Functionalized Thin-Film Composite Membranes
Lee, J., Boo, C., Ryu, W.-H., Taylor, A.D., & Elimelech, M
Development of Omniphobic Desalination Membranes Using a Charged Electrospun Nanofiber Scaffold
Werber, J.R., Osuji, C.O., & Elimelech, M.
Materials for next-generation desalination and water purification membranes
Werber, J.R., Deshmukh, A., & Elimelech, M.
The Critical Need for Increased Selectivity, Not Increased Water Permeability, for Desalination Membranes
Gilbertson, L.M., Albalghati, E.M., Fishman, Z.S., Perreault, F., Corredor, C., Posner, J.D., Elimelech, M., Pfefferle, L.D. & Zimmerman, J.B.
Shape-Dependent Surface Reactivity and Antimicrobial Activity of Nano-Cupric Oxide
Ryu, W.H., Wilson, H., Sohn, S., Li, J., Tong, X., Shaulsky, E., Schroers, J., Elimelech, M., & Taylor, A.D.
Heterogeneous WSx/WO3 Thorn-Bush Nanofiber Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries
Wang, Z., Elimelech, M., & Lin, S.
Environmental Applications of Interfacial Materials with Special Wettability
Hibbs, M.R., McGrath, L.K., Kang, S., Adout, A., Altman, S.J., Elimelech, M., & Cornelius, C.J.
Designing a biocidal reverse osmosis membrane coating: Synthesis and biofouling properties.
Xie, M., Shon, H.K., Gray, S.R., & Elimelech, M.
Membrane-based Processes for Wastewater Nutrient Recovery: Technology, Challenges, and Future Direction