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Protecting the Environment

Elimelech wins Eni Award for innovative and pioneering work in water treatment.

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Digital Field Guide to Cancer Cells

Yale biomedical engineer has compiled some of the most sophisticated data yet on the elaborate signaling networks directing highly invasive cancer cells.

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Editing genes to correct mutation in cystic fibrosis

Yale researchers successfully corrected the most common mutation in the gene that causes cystic fibrosis, a lethal genetic disorder.

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A Better Grasp of Primate Grip

New research uses kinetic models to understand the grasping ability of humans and other primates throughout history.

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Expanding the Reach of Metallic Glass

Engineers have found a unique method for designing metallic glass nanostructures across a wide range of chemicals, with applications ranging from fuel cells to biological implants.

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Yale School of Engineering & Applied Science

Faculty Spotlight
Menachem Elimelech
Roberto C. Goizueta Professor of Chemical & Environmental Engineering

Menachem Elimelech's research focuses on environmental applications and implications of nanomaterials, membrane separations for desalination and water reuse, engineered osmosis for sustainable production of water and power, and water and sanitation in developing countries. His research lab's work is at the interface of several disciplines, including colloid/surface science, molecular biology, nanotechnology, and separation science.