Our paper on polymer mesocomposite membranes has been accepted for publication in the Journal of Membrane Science: Dulebohn,
J.; Ahmadiannamini, P.; Wang, T.; Kim, S.-S.; Pinnavaia, T. J.;
Tarabara, V. V. Polymer mesocomposites: Ultrafiltration membrane
materials with enhanced permeability, selectivity and fouling
J. Membr. Sci. 2014, 453, 478–488.
This is a collaboration with Dr. Thomas Pinnavaia's research group.
Our paper on the behavior of oil droplets in the vicinity of a micropore is published in the Journal of Membrane Science: Darvishzadeh,
T.; Tarabara, V. V.; Priezjev, N. V. Oil droplet behavior at a pore
entrance in the presence of crossfow: Implications for microfiltration
of oil-water dispersions. J. Membr. Sci. 2013, 447, 442-451. This is a collaboration with Dr. Nikolai Priezjev's research group.
Cross-sectional profiles of an oil droplet residing on the circular pore of 0.5 micron diameter
for several values of the capillary number, Ca.
Our paper on graphene nanocomposite membranes
is now published: Crock, C. A., Rogensues, A. R., Shan, W., Tarabara, V. V.
Polymer nanocomposites with graphene-based hierarchical fillers
as materials for multifunctional water treatment membranes.
Water Res. 2013, 47, 3984-3996
Our paper "Microsized particles of Aza222
polymer as a regenerable ultrahigh affinity sorbent for the
removal of mercury from aqueous solutions" is accepted for
publication in Separ. Purif. Technol. This is a collboration
with Dr. Ned
Jackson's research group.
Adsorption isotherm for the mercury uptake by Aza222 sorbent
Aerial picture of MSU campus during spring
Red Cedar river on MSU campus during winter (photo courtesy
of MSU Photography Services)