15. “Fouling resistant 2D boron nitride nanosheet – PES nanofiltration membranes”.

Z.X. Low, J. Ji, D. Blumenstock, Y.M. Chew, D. Wolverson and D.Mattia, J. Membrane Sci, 563, 2018, pp949-956. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2018.07.003 


14. “Gas Permeation Properties, Physical Aging, and Its Mitigation in High Free Volume Glassy Polymers”.

Z.X. Low, P.M. Budd, N.B. McKeown and D.A. Patterson, Chemical Reviews, on-line 8 May 2018, link here, DOI: 10.1021/acs.chemrev.7b00629



13. “Polymer ultrapermeability from the inefficient packing of 2D chains”.

I. Rose, C. Grazia Bezzu, M. Carta, B. Comesaña-Gándara, E. Lasseuguette, M. Chiara Ferrari, P. Bernardo, G. Clarizia, A. Fuoco, J.C. Jansen, K.E. Hart, T.P. Liyana-Arachchi, C.M. Colina and N.B. McKeown, Nature Materials, Vol 16, Sept 2017, 932-937. DOI: 10.1038/NMAT4939


12.  “Composite CO2 separation membranes: Insights on kinetics and stability”.

S.G. Patrício, E.I Papaioannou, B.M. Ray, I.S. Metcalfe, F.M.B. Marques, J. Membrane Science, 541, 2017, pp253-261.   DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2017.07.008


11. "Morphology, performance and stability of multi-bore capillary La0.6Sr0.4Co0.2Fe0.8O3-δ oxygen transport membranes".

Yunsi Chi, Tao Li, Bo Wang, Zhentao Wu, Kang Li. J. Membrane Science, 529, 2017, pp224–233. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2017.02.010


10. "High-flux PIM-1/PVDF thin film composite membranes for 1-butanol/water pervaporation".

L. Gao, M. Alberto, P. Gorgojo, G. Szekely and P.M. Budd,  J. Membrane. Science, 529, 2017, pp207-214. DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2017.02.008


9. “Molecular weight cut-off determination of organic solvent nanofiltration membranes using poly(propylene glycol)”.

C J Davey, Ze-Xian Low, R H Wirawan, D A Patterson. J. Membrane Science, 526, 2017, pp221-228.  DOI: 10.1016/j.memsci.2016.12.038


8. “Membranes from academia to industry”, (interview)

A Livingstone and R Baker. Nature Materials, 16, 280–282 (2017). Published online 22 February 2017, DOI:10.1038/nmat4861


7. "Selective dye adsorption by chemically-modified and thermally-treated polymers of intrinsic microporosity".

B. Satilmis and P.M. Budd, J. Coll. Interf. Sci., 492, 2017, pp81-89. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2016.12.048


6. "Novel Organics-Dehydration Membranes Prepared from Zirconium Metal-Organic Frameworks"

Xinlei Liu, Chenghong Wang, Bo Wang, and Kang Li.  Adv. Funct. Mater. Vol 27, Issue 3, January 19, 2017, 1604311. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201604311


5. Perspective on 3D printing of separation membranes and comparison to related unconventional fabrication techniques

Ze-Xian Low, Yen Thien Chua, Brian Ray, Davide Mattia, Ian Metcalfe, Darrell Alec Patterson. J. Membr. Sci. 5232017, pp 596-613.  DOI:10.1016/j.memsci.2016.10.006



4b. Contorted separation

Neil B McKeown. Nature Materials, 15, July 2016, 706-707. (Highlight article).


4a. Polymer nanofilms with enhanced microporosity by interfacial polymerization

Maria F. Jimenez-Solomon, Qilei Song, Kim E. Jelfs, Marta Munoz-Ibanez and Andrew G. Livingston. Nature Materials, 2016. DOI: 10.1038/nmat4638

3. Inexpensive polyphenylene network polymers with enhanced microporosity

Kadhum J. Msayib and Neil B. McKeown *, J. Mater. Chem. A, 4 (26) 2016, pp. 10110-10113, DOI: 10.1039/c6ta03257e


2. A highly-robust solid oxide fuel cell (SOFC): simultaneous greenhouse gas treatment and clean energy generation

T. Li M. F. RabuniL. KleimingerB. WangG. H. KelsallU. W. Hartley and K. Li. Energy Environ. Sci, 9 (12) 2016, pp. 3682-3686.  DOI: 10.1039/c6ee02562e



1.  "Hydroxyalkylaminoalkylamide PIMs: Selective Adsorption by Ethanolamine- and Diethanolamine-Modified PIM-1." 

Satilmis B, Alnajrani M, Budd P. Macromolecules, 48 (16) 2015, pp. 5663-5669. DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01196