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Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. P. Kaner, P. Bengani-Lutz, I. Sadeghi, A. Asatekin*, Responsive filtration membranes by polymer self-assembly, Technology, In press.
  2. C. Vannucci, I. Taniguchi, A. Asatekin, Nanoconfinement and chemical structure effects on permeation selectivity of self-assembling graft copolymers, ACS Macro Letters, 4 (2015) 872-878. http://pubs.acs.org/doi/abs/10.1021/acsmacrolett.5b00401
  3. P. Bengani, Y. Kou, A. Asatekin, Zwitterionic Copolymer Self-Assembly for Fouling Resistant, High Flux Membranes with Size-Based Small Molecule Selectivity, Journal of Membrane Science, 493 (2015) 755-765. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0376738815300533
  4. A. Asatekin, C. Vannucci, Self-assembled Polymer Nanostructures for Liquid Filtration Membranes: A Review, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 7 (2015) 21-32. http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/asp/nnl/2015/00000007/00000001/art00006
  5. A. Murray, M. Goeb, B. Stewart, C. Hopper, J. Peck, C. Meub, A. Asatekin, D. Lantagne, Response to: Lindquist, E. D., Norman, W. R., & Soerens, T. (2015) A review of: Fouling in hollow fiber membrane microfilters used for household water treatment in Honduras, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 5 (2015) 232-234. http://washdev.iwaponline.com/content/5/2/232.abstract 
  6. A. Murray, M. Goeb, B. Stewart, C. Hopper, J. Peck, C. Meub, A. Asatekin, D. Lantagne, Fouling in hollow fiber membrane microfilters used for household water treatment in Honduras, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, 5 (2015) 220-228. http://washdev.iwaponline.com/content/5/2/220.adjunct-embed? 
  7. C.D. Petruczok, H.J. Choi, S.Y. Yang, A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, G. Barbasthatis, Fabrication of a micro-scale device for detection of nitroaromatic compounds, Journal of Electromechanical Systems, 22 (2013) 54-61.
  8. J. Xu, A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, The design and synthesis of hard and impermeable, yet flexible, organic coatings, Advanced Materials, 24 (2012) 3692-3696.
  9. R. Yang, A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, Design of conformal, substrate-independent surface modification for controlled protein adsorption, Soft Matter, 8 (2011) 31-43.
  10. A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, Polymer nanopore membranes for small molecule separations bu initiated chemical vapor deposition, Nano Letters, 11 (2011) 677-686.
  11. A. Asatekin, M.C. Barr, S.H. Baxamusa, K.K.S. Lau, W. Tenhaeff, J. Xu, K.K. Gleason, Designing polymer surfaces via vapor deposition, Materials Today, 13 (2010) 26-33.
  12. M.E. Alf, A. Asatekin, M.C. Barr, S.H. Baxamusa, H. Chelawat, G. Ozaydin-Ince, C.D. Petruczok, R. Sreenavasan, W.E. Tenhaeff, N.J. Trujillo, S. Vaddiraju, K.K. Gleason, Chemical vapor deposition (CVD) of conformal, functional, and responsive polymer films, Advanced Functional Materials, 22 (2010) 1993-2027.
  13. A. Adout, S. Kang, A. Asatekin, A.M. Mayes, M. Elimelech, Ultrafiltration membranes incorporating amphiphilic comb copolymer additives prevent irreversible adhesion of bacteria, Environmental Science and Technology, 44 (2010) 2406-2411.
  14. A. Asatekin, A.M. Mayes, Oil industry wastewater treatment with fouling resistant membranes containing polyacrylonitrile-graft-poly(ethylene oxide), Environmental Science and Technology, 43 (2009) 4487-4492.
  15. A. Asatekin, E.A. Olivetti, A.M. Mayes, Fouling resistant, high flux nanofiltration membranes from polyacrylonitrile-graft-poly(ethylene oxide), Journal of Membrane Science, 332 (2009) 6-12.
  16. A. Asatekin, A.M. Mayes, Responsive pore size properties of composite NF membranes based on PVDF graft copolymers, Separation Science and Technology, 44 (2009) 3330-3345.
  17. A. Asatekin, S. Kang, M. Elimelech and A.M. Mayes, Anti-fouling ultrafiltration membranes containing polyacrylonitrile-graft-poly(ethylene oxide) comb copolymer additives, Journal of Membrane Science, 298 (2007) 136-146.
  18. S. Kang, A. Asatekin, A.M. Mayes and M. Elimelech, Protein antifouling mechanisms of PAN UF membranes incorporating PAN-g-PEO, Journal of Membrane Science, 296 (2007) 42-50.
  19. A. Asatekin, A. Mennitti, S. Kang, M. Elimelech, E. Morgenroth and A.M. Mayes, Antifouling nanofiltration membranes for membrane bioreactors from self-assembling graft copolymers, Journal of Membrane Science, 285 (2006) 81-89.
  20. E.A. Olivetti, J.H. Kim, D.R. Sadoway, A. Asatekin and A.M. Mayes, Sol-gel synthesis of vanadium oxide within a block copolymer matrix, Chemistry of Materials, 18 (2006) 2828-2833.

Patents and Selected Patent Applications

  1. A. Asatekin Alexiou, S. Thomas, X. Hu, P.Kaner, Two Layer Photo-responsive Membranes, U.S. Patent application no. 62/169,278, filed June 1, 2015.
  2. A. Asatekin Alexiou, P. Cebe, S. Ozcan, Zwitterion Fiber Membranes, U.S. Patent application no. 62/169,070, filed June 1, 2015.
  3. A. Asatekin Alexiou, I. Sadeghi, Two Layer Nanofiltration Membranes, U.S. Patent application no. 62/131,001, filed March 10, 2015.
  4. A. Asatekin Alexiou, P. Kaner, C. Vannucci, Zwitterionic polymer additives for fouling resistant porous membranes, U.S. application 62/098,195, Tufts reference no. T002059, filed December 30, 2014.
  5. A. Asatekin Alexiou, P. Bengani, Zwitterion Containing Membranes, U.S. application 61901624, Tufts reference no. T001978, filed November 8, 2013.
  6. A.M. Mayes and A. Asatekin, Fouling resistant membranes formed with polyacrylonitrile graft copolymers. US patent 8505745 B2, filed April 10, 2007, issued August 13, 2013. Also granted in Australia, China, and Israel.

Book Chapters

  1. A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, Functional nanotube membranes for hydrophobicity-based separations by initiated chemical vapor deposition (iCVD), in Modern Applications in Membrane Science and Technology, ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1078, Chapter 4, p. 39-50, ACS, 2012.
  2. A. Asatekin, A.M. Mayes, Polymer Filtration Membranes, in Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, New York, 2009.