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Publications

See Prof. Asatekin's Google Scholar profile for the most up-to-date list of publications.

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. N. Govinna, P. Kaner, D. Ceasar, A. Dhungana, C. Moers, K. Son, A. Asatekin, P. Cebe*, Electrospun fiber membranes from blends of PVDF with fouling-resistant zwitterionic copolymers, Polymer International, in press.
  2. I. Sadeghig, H. Yi, A. Asatekin*, A Novel Method for Manufacturing Membranes with Ultra-thin Hydrogel Selective Layers for Protein Purification: Interfacially Initiated Free Radical Polymerization (IIFRP), Chemistry of Materials, 30 (2018) 1265-1276.
  3. I. Sadeghi, J. Kronenberg, A. Asatekin*, Selective transport through membranes with charged nanochannels formed by scalable self-assembly of random copolymer micelles, ACS Nano, 12 (2018) 95-108 – ACS Editors’ Choice, Free Open Access
  4. P. Bengani-Lutz, R. Zaf, P. Z. Culfaz Emecen, A. Asatekin*, Extremely fouling resistant zwitterionic copolymer membranes with ~1 nm pore size for treating municipal, oily and textile wastewater streams, Journal of Membrane Science, 543 (2017) 184-194.
  5. I. Sadeghi, A. Asatekin*, Self-assembly of random copolymers in organic solvents, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 218 (2017) 1700226.
  6. P. Bengani-Lutz, E. Converse, P. Cebe, A. Asatekin*, Self-assembling zwitterionic copolymers as membrane selective layers with excellent fouling resistance: Effect of zwitterion chemistry, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9 (2017) 20859-20872.
  7. P. Kaner, E. Rubakh, D.H. Kim, A. Asatekin*, Zwitterion-containing polymer additives for fouling resistant ultrafiltration membranes, Journal of Membrane Science, 533 (2017) 141-159.
  8. P. Kaner, X. Hu, S. Thomas, A. Asatekin*, Self-cleaning membranes from comb-shaped copolymers with photoresponsive side groups, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9 (2017) 13619-13631.
  9. A. Gokaltun, M.L. Yarmoush, A. Asatekin*, B.O. Usta, Recent advances in nonbiofouling PDMS surface modification strategies applicable to microfluidic technology, Technology, 5 (2017) 1-12.
  10. F. Lind, L. Rebollar, P. Bengani-Lutz, A. Asatekin, M. Panzer*, Zwitterion-Containing Ionogel Electrolytes, Chemistry of Materials, 28 (2016) 8480-8483.
  11. P. Kaner, P. Bengani-Lutz, I. Sadeghi, A. Asatekin*, Responsive filtration membranes by polymer self-assembly, Technology, 4 (2016) 217-228.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. A. Asatekin, C. Vannucci, Self-assembled Polymer Nanostructures for Liquid Filtration Membranes: A Review, Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Letters, 7 (2015) 21-32.
  15. 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. 
  16. 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. 
  17. 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.
  18. 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.
  19. R. Yang, A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, Design of conformal, substrate-independent surface modification for controlled protein adsorption, Soft Matter, 8 (2011) 31-43.
  20. A. Asatekin, K.K. Gleason, Polymer nanopore membranes for small molecule separations bu initiated chemical vapor deposition, Nano Letters, 11 (2011) 677-686.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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. I. Sadeghi, H. Yi, A. Asatekin Alexiou, Method for preparing membrane selective layers by interfacial free radical polymerization, U.S. patent application no. 62/538,297, filed July 28, 2017.
  2. A. Gokaltun, O.B. Usta, A. Asatekin Alexiou, Additives for Silicone for Improved Surface Properties, US Patent application no. 62/472,306, filed March 16, 2017.
  3. P. Bengani-Lutz, A. Asatekin Alexiou, Fabrication of Filtration Membranes, U.S. Patent application no. 62/416,340, filed November 2, 2016.
  4. 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.
  5. A. Asatekin Alexiou, P. Cebe, S. Ozcan, Zwitterion Fiber Membranes, U.S. Patent application no. 62/169,070, filed June 1, 2015.
  6. A. Asatekin Alexiou, I. Sadeghi, Two Layer Nanofiltration Membranes, U.S. Patent application no. 62/131,001, filed March 10, 2015.
  7. 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.
  8. A. Asatekin Alexiou, P. Bengani, Zwitterion Containing Membranes, U.S. application 61901624, Tufts reference no. T001978, filed November 8, 2013.
  9. 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.