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  • Graphene Oxide Liquid Crystal Membranes in Protic Ionic Liquid for Nanofiltration                                                                                                 
    Dinesh Mahalingam, Shaofei Wang, Suzana Nunes                                                                                                                                                   
    ACS Applied Nano Materials (2018)
Graphene oxide, membranes, ionic liquids, liquid crystal
  • ​Carboxyl-functionalized nanochannels based on block copolymer hierarchical structures
    Valentina-Elena Musteata, Stefan Chisca, Florian Meneau, Detlef-M Smilgies, Suzana P Nunes
    Faraday Discussions (2018)

3D hierarchical structure, block copolymer, SAXS
  • ​Thin porphyrin composite membranes with enhanced organic solvent transport                                                                                                      
    Phuoc HH Duong, Dalaver H Anjum, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann, Suzana P Nunes                                                                                                        
    J. Membr. Sci. 563, 684-693 (2018)
interfacial polymerization, porphyrin, organic solvent resistant membranes
interfacial polymerization, membranes, fouling, zwitterionic
  • ​Solvent and thermal resistant ultrafiltration membranes from alkyne-functionalized high-performance polymers                                                    
    Bruno Pulido, Stefan Chisca, Suzana P. Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci., 564, 361-37 (2018)
Thermal crosslinking Solvent resistant membranes Polybenzimidazole Polytriazole, polyoxindolebiphenylene
  • ​Electrochemically active polymeric hollow fibers based on poly (ether-b-amide)/carbon nanotubes                                                                           
    Carolina Cuevas, Dooli Kim, Krishna P Katuri, Pascal Saikaly, Suzana P Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci., 545, 323-328 (2018)
Membranes, electron conductivity, bioelectrochemistry
  • ​Self-assembly of Polystyrene-b-poly(2-vinylpyridine)-b-poly(ethylene oxide) Triblock Terpolymers                                                                            
    Valentina Musteata, Burhannudin Sutisna, Georgios Polymeropoulos, Apostolos Avgeropoulos, Florian Meneau, Klaus-Viktor Peinemann, Nikos Hadjichristidis, Suzana P Nunes​
    Eur. Polym. J. 100, 121-131 (2018)
Block copolymer, self-assembly, membranes, SAXS
  • Poly (ether imide sulfone) membranes from solutions in ionic liquids                                                                                                                        
    Dooli Kim, Suzana P Nunes​
    Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res. 56, 14914-14922 (2017)
Membranes, ionic liquids
  • Dendrimeric Thin-Film Composite Membranes: Free Volume, Roughness, and Fouling Resistance                                                                               
    Phuoc HH Duong, Jian Zuo, Suzana P Nunes
    Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res. (2017)
Dendrimers, membranes, positron annihilation, free volume
  • ​Functionalized Nanochannels from Self-Assembled and Photomodified Poly(Styrene-b-Butadiene-b-Styrene)                                                           
    Burhannudin Sutisna, George Polymeropoulos, Valentina Musteata, Rachid Sougrat, Detlef‐M Smilgies, Klaus‐Viktor Peinemann, Nikolaos Hadjichristidis, Suzana P Nunes​
    Small, 1701885 (2017)
Membranes, artificial nanochannels, photomodification, SBS, block copolymer, self-assembly
  • Activation of PVDF membranes through facile hydroxylation of the polymeric dope                                                                                                  
    Samer Al-Gharabli, Musthafa O Mavukkandy, Joanna Kujawa, Suzana P Nunes, Hassan A Arafat​
    J. Materials Res., 32, 4219-4231 (2017)
Membranes, PVDF, hydroxylation
  • Polyethersulfone flat sheet and hollow fiber membranes from solutions in ionic liquids                                                                                            
    DooLi Kim, Hakkim Vovusha, Udo Schwingenschlögl, Suzana P Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci., 539, 161-171 (2017)
Hollow fibers, membranes, polysulfone, ionic liquid, DFT
  • Evolution of regular geometrical shapes in fiber lumens                                                                                                                                           
    Ngoc Lieu Le, Dooli Kim, Suzana P Nunes
    Sci. Rep., 7, 9171 (2017)
Hollow fibers, lumen shapes
  • Thin Film Polyamide Membranes with Photoresponsive Antibacterial Activity                                                                                                           
    Phuoc HH Duong, Pei‐Ying Hong, Valentina Musteata, Klaus Viktor Peinemann, Suzana P Nunes
    ChemistrySelect, 2, 6612-6616 (2017)
Membranes, porphyrin, photoresponse, biocide
  • Ethylene glycol as bore fluid for hollow fiber membrane preparation                                                                                                                        
    Ngoc Lieu Le, Suzana P. Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci., 533, 171-178 (2017)
Ethylene glycol, Membranes, Hollow Fibers
  • Porous polymeric membranes with thermal and solvent resistance                                                                                                                           
    B Pulido, C Waldron, MG Zolotukhin, Suzana Pereira Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci., 539, 187-196 (2017)
Membranes, poly(oxindolebiphenylylene, solvent resistance, temperature resistance
  • How do polyethylene glycol and poly (sulfobetaine) hydrogel layers on ultrafiltration membranes minimize fouling and stay stable in cleaning chemicals?                                                                                                                                                                                                              
    Ngoc Lieu Le, Mathias Ulbricht, Suzana P Nunes
    Ind. & Eng. Chem. Res., 56, 6785-6795 (2017)
Membranes, poly(sulfobetaine), polyethylene glycol, fouling, stability
  • Crosslinked polytriazole membranes for organophilic filtration                                                                                                                                 
    Stefan Chisca, Gheorghe Falca, Valentina Elena Musteata, Cristiana Boi, Suzana P Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci., 528, 264-272 (2017)
Polytriazole, crosslinking, membranes
  • Highly porous polytriazole ion exchange membranes cast from solutions in non-toxic cosolvents                                                                              
    Stefan Chisca, Monica Torsello, Marco Avanzato, Yihui Xie, Cristiana Boi, Suzana P Nunes
    Polymer, 126, 446-454 (2017)
Polytriazole, ionic liquid, membrane
  • Hollow fiber membrane lumen modified by polyzwitterionic grafting                                                                                                                        
    Ngoc Lieu Le, Mathias Quilitzsch, Hong Cheng, Pei-Ying Hong, Mathias Ulbricht, Suzana P Nunes, Tai-Shung Chung
    J. Membr. Sci., 522, 1-11 (2017)
Membranes, polyzwitterionic grafting
  • ​Polyethersulfone/Graphene Oxide Ultrafiltration Membranes from Solutions in Ionic Liquid                                                                                      
    Dinesh K Mahalingam, DooLi Kim, Suzana P Nunes​
    MRS Advances, 2, 2505-2511 (2017)
Membranes, graphene oxide, ionic liquid
  • ​Membranes Prepared by Self-assembly and Chelation Assisted Phase Inversion                                                                                                         
    Yihui Xie, Burhannudin Sutisna, Suzana Nunes​
    Chem. Comm., 53, 6609-6612 (2017)
Self-assembly, chelation, membranes, block copolymer
  • Hollow fiber membrane lumen modified by polyzwitterionic grafting
    N. L. Le, M. Quilitzsch, H. Cheng, P. Hong, M. Ulbricht, S. P. Nunes, T.-S. Chung
    Journal of Membrane Science, 522, 1-11, (2017) 

Fouling, Poly(sulfobetaine), Zwitterionic, Grafting, Pressure-retarded osmosis
  • ​Liquid desiccant dehumidification and regeneration process to meet cooling and freshwater needs of desert greenhouses                                      
    Ryan Lefers, Narasimha Murthy Srivatsa Bettahalli, Suzana P Nunes, Nina Fedoroff, Philip A Davies, TorOve Leiknes                                               
    Desal. Water. Treat., 57, 23430-23442 (2016)
Membranes, dehumidification, greenhouse
  • The effects of a co-solvent on fabrication of cellulose acetate membranes from solutions in 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium acetate                            
    DooLi Kim, Ngoc Lieu Le, Suzana Pereina Nunes
    J. Membr. Sci. 520, 540-549 (2016)
Ionic liquids, membranes
  • ​Artificial nanochannels, membranes, block copolymers, self-assembly                                                                                                                    B. Sutisna, G. Polymeropoulos, E. Mygiakis, V. Musteata, K.-V. Peinemann, D.-M. Smilgies, N. Hadjichristidis and S. P. Nunes​                                     
    Polym. Chem., 7, 6189-6201 (2016)
Artificial nanochannels, membranes, block copolymers, self-assembly
  • Asymmetric block copolymer membranes with ultrahigh porosity and hierarchical pore structure by plain solvent evaporation                                  
    H Yu, X Qiu, AR Behzad, V Musteata, D-M Smilgies, Suzana Pereira Nunes, K-V Peinemann​
    Chem. Comm., 52, 12064-12067 (2016)
Membranes, block copolymers, self-assembly
  • Fabrication of polyacrylonitrile hollow fiber membranes from ionic liquid solutions​
    D. Kim, N. Moreno, S. P. Nunes
    Polymer Chemistry, 7, 113-124, (2016)
  • In situ growth of biocidal AgCl crystals in the top layer of asymmetric polytriazole membranes
    ​L. F. Villalobos, S. Chisca, H. Cheng, P. Hong, S. P. Nunes, K.-V. Peinemann
    RSC Advances, 6, 46696-46701, (2016)
  • Design of block copolymer membranes using segregation strength trend lines
    B. Sutisna, G. Polymeropoulos, V. Musteata, K.-V. Peinemann, A. Avgeropoulos, D.-M. Smilgies, N. Hadjichristidis, S. P. Nunes
    Molecular Systems Design and Engineering, (2016)
  • Membrane manufacture for peptide separation
    D. Kim, O. R. Salazar, S. P. Nunes
    Green Chemistry, 18, 5151-5159, (2016)
  • Photoresponsive nanostructured membranes
    P. Madhavan, B. Sutisna, R. Sougrat, S. P. Nunes
    RSC Advances, 79, 75594-75601, (2016)
  • Membrane biofouling in a wastewater nitrification reactor: Microbial succession from autotrophic colonization to heterotrophic domination
    H. Lu, Z. Xue, P. Saikaly, S. P. Nunes, T. R. Bluver, W.-T. Liu
    Water Research, 88, 337-345, (2016)

Nitrification, Biofouling, Biofilm structure, Bacterial succession, Submerged MBR
  • A Microfiltration Polymer‐Based Hollow‐Fiber Cathode as a Promising Advanced Material for Simultaneous Recovery of Energy and Water​
    Krishna P Katuri, Narasimha Murthy Srivatsa Bettahalli, Xianbin Wang, Gerald Matar, Stefan Chisca, Suzana Pereira Nunes, Pascal Elias Saikaly
    Adv. Materials, 28, 9504-9511, (2016)
Water reuse, Membrane bioreactor, Membrane biofouling, Conductive membranes
  • 3D morphology design for forward osmosis
    M. Shi, G. Printsypar, P. H. H. Duong, V. M. Calo, O. Iliev, S. P. Nunes
    Journal of Membrane Science, 516, 172-184, (2016)
Multi-scale simulation, Digital membrane microstructure, Concentration polarization, Block copolymer substrate
  • ​Recent membrane development for pervaporation processes
    Y. K. Ong, G. M. Shi, N. L. Le, Y. P. Tang, J. Zuo, S. P. Nunes, T.-S. Chung
    Progress in Polymer Science, 57, 1-31, (2016)
Pervaporation, Review, Membranes, Hydrophobic, Hydrophilic, Organics
  • Dual-skinned polyamide/poly(vinylidene fluoride)/cellulose acetate membranes with embedded woven
    H. Duong, S. P. Nunes, T.-S. Chung
    Journal of Membrane Science, 520, 840-849,(2016)
Dual-skinned membrane, Multilayer membrane, Forward osmosis, Fouling resistance
  • Antibiofilm effect enhanced by modification of 1,2,3-triazole and palladium nanoparticles on polysulfone membranes
    H. Cheng, Y. Xie, L.F. Villalobos, L. Song, K.-V. Peinemann, S. Nunes, P.-Y. Hong
    Scientific Reports, 6, article number: 24289, (2016)
Palladium (Pd) nanoparticles
  • ​Triple-bore hollow fiber membrane contactor for liquid desiccant based air dehumidification
    N.M. Srivatsa Bettahalli, R. Lefers, N. Fedoroff, T. Leiknes, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Membrane Science, (2016)
Hollow fiber membrane, Air dehumidification, Membrane contactor, Liquid desiccant
  • ​Polymer and Membrane Design for low Temperature Catalytic Reactions
    L. F. Villalobos, Y. Xie, S. P. Nunes, K.-V. Peinemann
    Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 37, 700-704, (2016)
Catalytic reduction, Composite membrane, Palladium nanoparticles
  • ​Block Copolymer Membranes for Aqueous Solution Applications
    S.P. Nunes
    Macromolecules, Article ASAP, (2016)
SNIPS membrane
  • ​Synthesis of highly porous poly(tert-butylacrylate)-b-polysulfone-b-poly(tert-butyl acrylate)asymmetric membranes
    Y. Xie, N. Moreno, V.M. Calo, H. Cheng, P.-Y. Hong, R. Sougrat, Ali R. Behzad, R. Tayouo, S.P. Nunes
    Polym. Chem., Advance Article, (2016)
    DOI: 10.1039/C6PY00215C
Poly(tert-butyl acrylate)-b-polysulfone-b-poly(tert-butyl acrylate)
  • ​Materials and membrane technologies for water and energy sustainability
    N.L. Le, S.P. Nunes
    Sustainable Materials and Technologies, volume 7, 1–28, (2016)
Water sustainability, Energy sustainability, Membrane materials, Membrane technologies
  • ​3D Membrane Imaging and Porosity Visualization
    G. Sundaramoorthi, M. Hadwiger, M. Ben-Romdhane, A.R. Behzad, P. Madhavan, S.P. Nunes
    Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 55 (12), pp. 3689–3695, (2016)
Ion beam ,Porosity Visualization
  • ​Recent membrane development for pervaporation processes
    Y.K. Onga, G.M. Shia, N.L. Lea, Y.P. Tanga, J. Zuoa, S.P. Nunes, T.-S. Chung
    Progress in Polymer Science, (2016) in press
Pervaporation, Review, Membranes, Hydrophobic, Hydrophilic, Organics
  • ​Temporal changes in extracellular polymeric substances on hydrophobic and hydrophilic membrane surfaces in a submerged membrane bioreactor
    G. Matar, G. Gonzalez-Gil, H. Maab, S. Nunes, P. Le-Clech, J. Vrouwenvelder, P.E. Saikaly
    Water Research, 95, 27-38, (2016)
Wastewater treatment, Water reuse, Hydrophobicity, Hydrophilicity, Membrane bioreactor, Membrane biofouling
  • ​Fabrication of polyacrylonitrile hollow fiber membranes from ionic liquid solutions
    D. Kim, N. Moreno, S. P. Nunes
    Polymer Chemistry, 7, 113-124, (2016)
Fiber membrane
  • ​Outer-selective thin film composite (TFC) hollow fiber membranes for osmotic power generation
    N. L. Le, N. M. S. Bettahalli, S. P. Nunes, T.-S. Chung
    Journal of Membrane Science, (2016)
Outer-selective, Hollow fiber membrane, Pressure-retarded osmosis, Wetting
  • ​Hydrophobic Hyflon AD/Poly (vinylidene fluoride) Membranes for Butanol Dehydration via Pervaporation
    T. A Jalal, N. M. S. Bettahalli, N. L. Le, S. P Nunes
    Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 54, 11180-11187, (2015)
    DOI: 10.1021/acs.iecr.5b02754
hydrophobic Hyflon AD/poly
  • ​Topology and shape control for assemblies of block copolymer blends in solution
    N. Moreno, S. P.  Nunes, K. V. Peinemann, V. M. Calo
    Macromolecules, 48, 8036-8044, (2015)
Topology, Shape control
  • ​Consistent model reduction of polymer chains in solution in dissipative particle dynamics: Model description
    N. Moreno, S. P. Nunes, V. M. Calo
    Computer Physics Communications, 196, 255-266, (2015)
Dissipative particle dynamics, Coarse graining, Polymer modeling
  • ​Hollow ZIF-8 Nanoworms from Block Copolymer Templates
    H. Yu, X. Qiu, P. Neelakanda, L. Deng, N. M. Khashab, S. P. Nunes, K. V. Peinemann
    Scientific Reports, 5, art. no. 15275, (2015)
ZIF-8 Nanoworm
  • Ionic liquids as self-assembly guide for the formation of nanostructured block copolymer membranes
    P. Madhavan, R. Sougrat, A.R. Behzad, K.-V. Peinemann, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 492, Pages 568–577, (2015)
Ionic liquid, PS-b-P4VP, Self-assembly, Phase separation, Nanostructured membrane
  • Cellulose multilayer membranes manufacture with ionic liquid
    S. Livazovic, Z. Li, A.R. Behzad, K.-V. Peinemann, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Membrane Science, Volume 490, Pages 282–293, (2015)
Cellulose, Membranes, 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolum acetate, Interfacial polymerization, Ultrafiltration
  • Water flow prediction for membranes using 3D simulations with detailed morphology
    M. Shi, G. Printsypar, O. Iliev, V.M. Calo, G.L. Amy, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Membrane Science, 487, pp. 19-31, (2015)
Morphology, Simulation, Porosity, Polyacrylonitrile, Water
  • Low fouling polysulfone ultrafiltration membrane via click chemistry
    Y. Xie, R. Tayouo, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132 (21), 41549, (2015)
Functionalization of polymers, Membranes, Separation techniques, Synthesis and processing
  • Synthesis and characterization of polystyrene coated iron oxide nanoparticles and asymmetric assemblies by phase inversion
    Y. Xie, R. Sougrat, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 132 (5), 41368, (2015)
Grafting, Membranes, Nanoparticles, Nanowires and nanocrystals
  • Crosslinked copolyazoles with a zwitterionic structure for organic solvent resistant membranes
    S. Chisca, P.H.H. Duong, A.-H. Emwas, R. Sougrat, S.P. Nunes
    Polymer Chemistry, 6 (4), pp. 543-554, (2015)
Copolyazole, Zwitterionic structure, Organic solvent resistant membranes
  • Hydroxyl functionalized polytriazole-co-polyoxadiazole as substrates for forward osmosis membranes
    P.H.H. Duong, S. Chisca, P.-Y. Hong, H. Cheng, S.P. Nunes, T.-S. Chung
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 7 (7), pp. 3960-3973, (2015)
Polyoxadiazole, Polytriazole, Forward osmosis, Membrane, Water
  • Block copolymer/homopolymer dual-layer hollow fiber membrane
    R. Hilke, N. Pradeep, A.R. Behzad, S.P. Nunes, K.-V. Peinemann
    Journal of Membrane Science, 472, pp. 39-44, (2014)
Block copolymer, Self-assembly, Membrane, Dual layer hollow fiber, Filtration
  • Self-assembled isoporous block copolymer membranes with tuned pore sizes
    H. Yu, X. Qiu, S.P. Nunes, K.-V. Peinemann
    Angewandte Chemie International Edition, Volume 53, Issue 38, pp. 10072–10076, (2014)
Block copolymers Drug release, Gold deposition, Membranes, Self-assembly
  • Biomimetic block copolymer particles with gated nanopores and ultrahigh protein sorption capacity
    H. Yu, X. Qiu, S.P. Nunes, K.-V. Peinemann
    Nature Communications, 5, art. no. 4110, (2014)
Block copolymer particles, Nanopores
  • Performance evaluation of the DCMD desalination process under bench scale and large scale module operating conditions
    L. Francis, N. Ghaffour, A.S. Alsaadi, S.P. Nunes, G.L. Amy
    Journal of Membrane Science, 455, pp. 103-112, (2014)
Seawater desalination, DCMD flux, MD membranes, Rejection, Large scale module operating conditions
  • Time-resolved GISAXS and cryo-microscopy characterization of block copolymer membrane formation
    D.S. Marques, R.M. Dorin, U. Wiesner, D.-M. Smilgies, A.R. Behzad, U. Vainio, K.-V. Peinemann, S.P. Nunes
    Polymer (United Kingdom), 55 (6), pp. 1327-1332, (2014)
Block copolymer assembly, Membranes, Time-resolved GISAXS
  • PVDF hollow fiber and nanofiber membranes for fresh water reclamation using membrane distillation
    L. Francis, N. Ghaffour, A.S. Alsaadi, S.P. Nunes, G.L. Amy
    Journal of Materials Science, 49 (5), pp. 2045-2053, (2014)
Fiber, Nanofiber, Membranes, Membrane distillation
  • Isoporous PS-b-PEO ultrafiltration membranes via self-assembly and water-induced phase separation
    M. Karunakaran, S.P. Nunes, X. Qiu, H. Yu, K.-V. Peinemann
    Journal of Membrane Science, 453, pp. 471-477, (2014)
Polystyrene, Polyethylene oxide, Diblock copolymer membranes, Self-assembly, Phase separation
  • Nafion®/ODF-silica composite membranes for medium temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells
    Y. Treekamol, M. Schieda, L. Robitaille, S.M. MacKinnon, A. Mokrini, Z. Shi, S. Holdcroft, K. Schulte, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Power Sources, 246, pp. 950-959, (2014)
Fuel cell, Polymer electrolyte membrane, Nafion, Nanocomposite, Functionalized silica
  • Silver-enhanced block copolymer membranes with biocidal activity
    P. Madhavan, P.-Y. Hong, R. Sougrat, S.P. Nunes
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 6 (21), pp. 18497-18501, (2014)
Polystyrene, Poly(4-vinylpyridine), Block copolymer membranes, pH responsive, Biofouling, Silver nanoparticles
  • Restrictions in model reduction for polymer chain models in Dissipative Particle Dynamics
    N. Moreno, S. Nunes, V.M. Calo
    Procedia Computer Science, 29, pp. 728-739, (2014)
Dissipative particle dynamics, Polymer solutions, Coarse graining, Chain conformation
  • Reactive phase inversion for manufacture of asymmetric poly (ether imide sulfone) membranes
    T.A. Jalal, I.D. Charry Prada, R. Tayouo, E.P. Giannelis, S.P. Nunes
    Reactive and Functional Polymers, 85, pp. 1-10, (2014)
Membranes, Ultrafiltration, Functionalization, Poly (ether imide sulfone)
  • Porous asymmetric SiO2-g-PMMA nanoparticles produced by phase inversion
    S. Munirasu, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Materials Science, 49 (21), pp. 7399-7407, (2014)
Nanoparticles, Inversion
  • Porous polyoxadiazole membranes for harsh environment
    H. Maab and S.P. Nunes
    J. Membrane Sci. 445, 127-134, (2013)
Membranes, Porous polyoxadiazole membranes
  • Selective separation of similarly sized proteins with tunable nanoporous block copolymer membranes
    X. Qiu, H. Yu, M. Karunakaran, N. Pradeep, S.P. Nunes, K.V. Peinemann
    ACS Nano 7, 768-776, (2013)
Block copolymer membranes, Self-assembly, Phase separation, Selective protein separation, Quaternization
  • Fabrication of electrospun nanofibrous membranes for membrane distillation application
    L. Francis, H. Maab, A. Alsaadi, S. Nunes, N. Ghaffour, G. L. Amy
    Desalination and Water Treatment, 51, 7-9, 1337-1343, (2013)
Electrospinning, Nanofibers, Membrane distillation, Water vapor flux
  • Self-assembly in casting solutions of block copolymer membranes
    D. Marques, U. Vainio, N.M. Chaparro, V. M. Calo, A.R. Bezahd, J. Pitera, K.-V. Peinemann and S.P. Nunes
    Soft Matter 9 (23), 5557- 5564, (2013)
Charge-mosaic, Self-assembly, Block copolymers, Membranes
  • From charge-mosaic to micelle self-assembly: block copolymer membranes in the last 40 years
    S.P. Nunes and A. Car
    Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 52 (3), 993-1003, (2013)
Charge-mosaic, Self-assembly, Block copolymers, Membranes
  • Self-assembled block copolymer membranes: from basic research to large scale manufacturing
    S.P. Nunes, A.Behzad, K.V. Peinemann
    J. Materials Research  28, 2661-2665, (2013)
Block copolymers, Self-assembly
  • A Hybrid Microbial Fuel Cell Membrane Bioreactor with a Conductive Ultrafiltration Membrane Biocathode for Wastewater Treatment
    L. Malaeb, K. V. Katuri, B. E. Logan, H. Maab, S.P. Nunes, P. E. Saikaly
    A Hybrid Environ. Sci. Technol., 47, 11821–11828, (2013)
Membranes, Bioreactor, Conductive Ultrafiltration
  • Complexation-Tailored Morphology of Asymmetric Block Copolymer Membranes
    P. Madhavan, K.V. Peinemann, S.P. Nunes
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 5, 7152–7159, (2013)
Hydrogen bond, Self-assembly, Membranes, Block copolymers
  • Block Copolymer Hollow Fiber Membranes with Catalytic Activity and pH-Response
    R. Hilke, N. Pradeep, P. Madhavan, U. Vainio, A. Behzad, R. Sougrat, S.P. Nunes, K.V. Peinemann
    ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 5, 7001–7006, (2013)
Block copolymer, Self-assembly, Membrane, Hollow fiber, Filtration, Catalysis
  • Polyazole hollow fiber membranes for direct contact membrane distillation
    H. Maab, A. Al Saadi, L. Francis, S. Livazovic, N. Ghafour, G. L. Amy and S.P. Nunes
    ACS Ind. Eng. Chem. Research, 52, 10425–10429, (2013)
Membranes, Fiber, Membrane Distillation
  • Synthesis and fabrication of nanostructured hydrophobic polyazole membranes for low-energy water recovery
    H. Maab, L. Francis, A. Al-saadi, C. Aubry, N. Ghaffour, G.L. Amy and S.P. Nunes
    J. Membrane Sci. 423-424, 11-19, (2012)
Polyazole membranes, Water recovery, Synthesis
  • Solution small-angle X-ray scattering as a screening and predictive tool in the fabrication of asymmetric block copolymer membranes
    R.M. Dorin, D.S. Marques, H. Sai, U. Vainio, W.A. Phillip, K.-V. Peinemann, S.P. Nunes and U. Wiesner
    ACS Macro Lett., 1, 614-617, (2012)
Block copolymer membranes, Small-angle X-ray scattering
  • Nanostructured membranes and electrodes with sulfonic acid functionalized carbon nanotubes
    B.P. Tripathi, M. Schieda, V.K. Shahi, S.P. Nunes
    Journal of Power Sources 196, 911-919, (2011)
Fuel cells, Membranes, Carbon nanotubes, Membrane–electrodes, Polymer mixed conductors, Nanocomposites
  • Switchable pH-responsive polymeric membranes prepared via block copolymer micelle assembly
    S.P. Nunes, A. R. Behzad, B. Hooghan, R. Sougrat, M. Karunakaran, N. Pradeep, U.Vainio, and K.-V. Peinemann
    ACS Nano 5, 3516-3522, (2011)
Micelle self-assembly, Block copolymer, Membrane, pH response
  • From micelle supramolecular assemblies in selective solvents to Isoporous membranes
    S.P. Nunes, M. Karunakaran, N. Pradeep, A.R. Behzad, B. Hooghan, R. Sougrat, H. He, and K.-V. Peinemann
    Langmuir, 27, 10184–10190, (2011)
Supramolecular assemblies, Isoporous membranes
  • Poly (acrylic acid-co-4-vinylimidazole) / Sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone) blend membranes: A role of polymer chain with proton acceptor and donor for enhancing proton transfer in anhydrous system
    M. Jithunsa, K. Tashiro, S.P. Nunes, S. Chirachanchai
    International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 36 (16) 10384-10391, (2011)
Acrylic acid, 4-Vinylimidazole, Sulfonated (polyether ether ketone), Proton conductivity, Polymer electrolyte membrane
  • Modified SPEEK membranes for direct ethanol fuel cell
    H. Maab, S.P. Nunes
    J. Power Sources 195 (13), 4036-4042, (2010)
DEFC, DAFC, Fuel cell, Membrane, Polyimide, SPEEK
  • CO2-philic polymer membrane with high separation performance
    W. Yave, A. Car, S. S. Funari, S.P. Nunes, K.V. Peinemann
    Macromolecules 43 (1), 326-333, (2010)
Polymer membranes, High separation performance
  • Syndiotactic polypropylene copolymer membranes and their performance for oxygen separation
    M. E. Vanegas, R. Quijada, S.P. Nunes, W. Yave
    J. Membrane Sci. 348 (1-2), 34-40, (2010)
Syndiotactic polypropylene, Polyolefin membranes, Gas separation, Oxygen enrichment, Composite membranes
  • Quaternary ammonium membrane materials for CO2 separation
    S. Shishatskiy, J. Roman Pauls, S.P. Nunes and K.V. Peinemann
    J. Membrane Sci., 359, 44-53, (2010)
Facilitated transport, Fixed-site carrier, Quaternary ammonium, Silane, CO2 separation
  • Ultraporous films with uniform nanochannels by block copolymer micelles assembly
    S.P. Nunes, R. Sougrat, B. Hooghan, D.H. Anjum, A.R. Behzad, L. Zhao, N. Pradeep, I. Pinnau, U. Vainio, and K.-V. Peinemann
    Macromolecules 43, 8079–8085, (2010)
Ultraporous films, Nanochannels, Block copolymers
  • Organic-inorganic CO2 selective membranes prepared by the sol-gel process
    C. Nistor, S. Shishatskiy, M. Popa, S.P. Nunes
    Sep. Sci. Tech. 44, 3392-3411, (2009)
CO2/N2 separation, Epoxy silane, Gas separation, Organic-inorganic membranes, Sol-gel
  • ​Investigation of the role of benzimidazole-based model compounds on thermal stability and anhydrous proton conductivity of sulfonated poly (ether ether ketone)
    P. Totsatitpaisan, S.P. Nunes, K. Tashiro, S. Chirachanchai
    Solid State Ionics 180 (9-10), 738-745, (2009)

Benzimidazole, Heterocycles, Proton conductivity, Proton transfer, PEMFC, Fuel cell
  • SPEEK/Polyimide blends for proton conductive membranes
    H. Maab, M. Schieda, W. Yave, S. Shishatskiy, S.P. Nunes
    Fuel Cells 9 (4), 401-409, (2009)
DMFC, FTIR spectroscopy, Impedance spectroscopy, Polyimide, SPEEK
  • Analysis of proton-conducting organic–inorganic hybrid materials based on sulphonated poly(ether ether ketone) and phosphotungstic acid via ASAXS and WAXS
    L.A.S. de A. Prado, M. L. Ponce, G. Goerigk, S. S. Funari, V. M. Garamus, R. Willumeit, K. Schulte, S.P. Nunes
    J. Non-Crystalline Solids 355 (1), 6-11, (2009)
Diffraction and scattering measurements, Nanoparticles, colloids and quantum structures, Polymers and organics, Organic–inorganic hybrids, X-ray diffraction
  • Preparation and characterization of bilayer carbon/polymer membranes
    H. Maab, S. Shishatskiy, S.P. Nunes
    J. Membrane Sci. 326 (1), 27-35, (2009)
Carbon molecular sieve, Fuel cell, Alcohol, DMFC