Yale University
225 Prospect Street
New Haven, CT 06520
phone: 203.432.5215

Menachem Elimelech

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Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Environmental and Chemical Engineering

Menachem Elimelech is the Roberto Goizueta Professor at Yale University. He also serves as Chair of the Chemical Engineering Department and Director of the Environmental Engineering Program. Professor Elimelech received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University in 1989 in Environmental Engineering. His research interests include (1) environmental applications and implications of nanomaterials, (2) membrane separations for desalination and water quality control, (3) microbial transport and adhesion, (4) engineered osmosis for sustainable production of water and power, and (5) water and sanitation in developing countries. Professor Elimelech was elected to the National Academy of Engineering in 2006 and was awarded the Athalie Richardson Irvine Clarke Prize in 2005.


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