Virginia Tech® home


Membranes@VT Header

Recent Martin Group Publications

  • Rogers, R. E. and Martin, S. M. “Carbon nanomaterials and their impact on membrane separation applications”, Environmental Science: Nano2021. (
  • Le, T., Chen, X., Dong, H., Tarpeh, W., Perea-Cahero, A., Coronas, J., Martin, S.M., Mohammad, M., Razmjou, A., Esfahani, A., Koutahzadeh, N., Cheng, P., Kidambi, P., Esfahani, M., “Metal Organic Framework – Functionalized Membranes for Water and Wastewater Treatment”, Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research2021; 60(19), 6869-6907. (
  • Kuxhaus, L., Michalek, A. J., Martin, S. M., and Steinbacher, J. L. “Bridging the Gap: Science and Technology Policy in the (Bio)Engineering Classroom.” ASME. J Biomech Eng., 2020; 142(11): 114703. (
  • B. Bonnett, E. Smith, M. de la Garza, M. Cai, J. Haag, J. Serrano, H. Cornell, B. Gibbons, A. J. Morris, S. M. Martin, “PCN-222 Metal-Organic Framework Nanoparticles with Tunable Pore Size for Nanocomposite Reverse Osmosis Membranes“, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces2020. (10.1021/acsami.0c04349)
  • F. Rabie, L. Poláková, S. Fallas, Z. Sedlakova, E. Marand, S. M. Martin, “Temperature-Dependent Gas Transport Behavior in Cross-Linked Liquid Crystalline Polyacrylate Membranes”, Membranes, 2019, 9, 104. (10.3390/membranes9080104)
  • C. Landaverde-Alonso, A. J. Morris, S. M. Martin, “Characterization of Gas Permeation in the Pores of Zn(II)-Based Metal Organic Framework (MOF) Membranes”, Separations Science and Technology2019. (10.1080/01496395.2019.1646283)
  • S. Zou, E. D. Smith, S. Lin, S. M. Martin*, Z. He*, “Mitigation of Bidirectional Solute Flux in Forward Osmosis via Membrane Surface Coating of Zwitterion Functionalized Carbon Nanotubes”, Environment International, 2019, 131, p. 104970. (10.1016/j.envint.2019.104970)
  • E. D. Smith, K. D. Hendren, J. V. Haag, E. J. Foster, S. M. MartinFunctionalized Cellulose Nanocrystal Nanocomposite Membranes with Controlled Interfacial Transport for Improved Reverse Osmosis Performance”. Nanomaterials20199(1), p. 125. (10.3390/nano9010125)
  • Z. Zhou, K. Cao, X. Chen, M. Nguyen, S. J. Talley, R. B. Moore, S. M. Martin, G. Liu, “Preferred domain orientation in block copolymer fibers after solvent annealing”, Molecular Systems Design & Engineering, 2018, 3, pp. 357-363. (10.1039/C7ME00122C)
  • Carlos Landaverde-Alvarado, Amanda J. Morris, Stephen M. Martin, Gas Sorption and Kinetics of CO2 Sorption and Transport in a Polymorphic Microporous MOF with Open Zn (II) Coordination Sites, J. CO2 Utilization2017, 19, pp 40-48. (10.1016/j.jcou.2017.01.029)
  • Wai-Fong Chan, Eva Marand, Stephen M. Martin, Novel Zwitterion Functionalized Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Membranes for Improved RO performance and Surface Anti-Biofouling ResistanceJ. Membrane Science2016, 509, pp 125-137.  (10.1016/j.memsci.2016.02.014)
  • F. Rabie, Z. Sedlakova, S. Sheth, E. Marand, S. M. Martin, L. Poláková, (Meth)acrylate liquid crystalline polymers for membrane applicationsJ. Applied Polymer Science2015, 132(43), 42694.  (10.1002/app.42694)
  • Ninad Dixit, Alicia Pape, Lixia Rong, Eugene Joseph, S. M. Martin, Isothermal Microphase Separation Kinetics in Blends of Asymmetric Styrene – Isoprene Block CopolymersMacromolecules2015, 48 (4), pp 1144–1151. (10.1021/ma501988u)
  • M. J. Heinzer, S. Han, J. A. Pople, D. G. Baird, S. M. Martin, In Situ Measurement of Block Copolymer Ordering Kinetics during the Drying of Solution-Cast Films Using Small-Angle X-ray ScatteringMacromolecules2012, 45(8), 3480-3486. (10.1021/ma2026429)
  • M. J. Heinzer, S. Han, J. A. Pople, D. G. Baird, S. M. Martin, In situ Tracking of Microstructure Spacing and Ordered Domain Compression During the Drying of Solution-cast Block Copolymer Films Using Small Angle X-Ray ScatteringMacromolecules2012, 45(8), 3471-3479. (10.1021/ma2026435)
  • M. J. Heinzer, S. Han, J. A. Pople, S. M. Martin, D. G. Baird, Iso-concentration Ordering Kinetics of Block Copolymers in Solution During Solvent Extraction using Dynamic Oscillatory MeasurementsPolymer,  2012, 53(15), 3331-3340. (10.1016/j.polymer.2012.05.019)
  • S. Han, F. Rabie, E. Marand,  S. M. Martin, Enantioselective Separations Using Supported Cholesteric Liquid Crystalline MembranesChirality2012, 24(7), 519-525. (10.1002/chir.22026)
  • S. Han, S. M. Martin, Effect of Molecular Packing Density and Intermolecular Interactions on Solute Transport in Supported Liquid Crystalline MembranesLiquid Crystal2012, 39(4), 441-449. (10.1080/02678292.2011.653412)
  • A. Surapathi, J. M. Herrera – Alonso, F. Rabie, S. Martin, E. Marand, Fabrication and gas transport properties of SWNT/polyacrylic nano-composite membranesJournal of Membrane Science2011, 375, 150-156. (10.1016/j.memsci.2011.03.034)
  • S. Han, S. M. Martin, Enantioselective Cholesteric Liquid Crystalline Membranes Characterized using Nonchiral HPLC with Circular Dichroism DetectionJournal of Membrane Science, 2011, 367(1-2), 1-6. (10.1016/j.memsci.2010.09.039)
  • M. Dion, M. Rapp, N. Rorrer, D. Shin, S. M. Martin, W. A. Ducker, The Formation of Hydrophobic Films on Silica with AlcoholsColloids and Surfaces A2010, 362, 65-70. (10.1016/j.colsurfa.2010.03.044)
  • S. Han, S. M. Martin, Diffusivity and Solubility of Organic Solutes in Supported Liquid Crystal MembranesJournal of Physical Chemistry, B, 2009, 113, 12696-12703. (10.1021/jp903726d)