Publications

Influence of Water Uptake, Charge, Manning Parameter and Contact Angle on Water and Salt Transport in Commercial Ion Exchange Membranes

In electrochemical processes such as electrodialysis or redox flow batteries, where ion exchange membranes (IEMs) play a critical role …

Microstructure determines water and salt permeation in commercial ion exchange membranes

Ion-exchange membrane (IEM) performance in electrochemical processes such as fuel cells, redox flow batteries, or reverse …

Junction potentials bias measurements of ion exchange membrane permselectivity

Ion exchange membranes (IEMs) are versatile materials relevant to a variety of water and waste treatment, energy production, and …

Impact of solution composition on the resistance of ion exchange membranes

Resistance to ion transport in ion exchange membranes (IEMs) is detrimental to the performance of IEM-based processes. In this work we …

Impact of natural organic matter and inorganic solutes on energy recovery from five real salinity gradients using reverse electrodialysis

“Blue energy” technologies such as reverse electrodialysis (RED) have received significant research attention over the last several …

Partitioning of Alkali Metal Salts and Boric Acid from Aqueous Phase into the Polyamide Active Layers of Reverse Osmosis Membranes

The partition coefficient of solutes into the polyamide active layer of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes is one of the three membrane …

Osmotic ballasts enhance faradaic efficiency in closed-loop, membrane-based energy systems

Aqueous processes for energy storage and conversion based on reverse electrodialysis (RED) require a significant concentration …

Energy storage by reversible electrodialysis: The concentration battery

Reverse electrodialysis has long been recognized as a tool for harnessing free energy from salinity gradients but has received little …

Effect of magnetic ion exchange and ozonation on disinfection by-product formation

The purpose of this research was to investigate the performance of treatment with magnetic ion exchange (MIEX) resin followed by …