• 1168 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
20102019

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Research Output

  • 1168 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
  • 28 Article
  • 3 Conference contribution
Article

Characterization and tensile strength of HPC-PEO composite fibers produced by electrospinning

Francis, L., Balakrishnan, A., Sanosh, K. P. & Marsano, E., 31 Aug 2010, In : Materials Letters. 64, 16, p. 1806-1808 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Dynamic modeling and experimental validation for direct contact membrane distillation (DCMD) process

Eleiwi, F., Ghaffour, N., Alsaadi, A. S., Francis, L. & Laleg-Kirati, T. M., 15 Apr 2016, In : Desalination. 384, p. 1-11 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of feed flow pattern on the distribution of permeate fluxes in desalination by direct contact membrane distillation

Soukane, S., Naceur, M. W., Francis, L., Alsaadi, A. & Ghaffour, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Desalination. 418, p. 43-59 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of non-woven net spacer on a direct contact membrane distillation performance: Experimental and theoretical studies

Kim, Y. D., Francis, L., Lee, J. G., Ham, M. G. & Ghaffour, N., 15 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 564, p. 193-203 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Citations (Scopus)

Electrospun polyimide/titanium dioxide composite nanofibrous membrane by electrospinning and electrospraying

Francis, L., Marsano, E., Vijila, C., Barhate, R. S., Vijay, V. K., Ramakrishna, S. & Thavasi, V., Feb 2011, In : Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. 11, 2, p. 1154-1159 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of air gap membrane distillation process running under sub-atmospheric conditions: Experimental and simulation studies

Alsaadi, A. S., Francis, L., Maab, H., Amy, G. L. & Ghaffour, N., 1 Sep 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 489, p. 73-80 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Experimental and theoretical analyses of temperature polarization effect in vacuum membrane distillation

Alsaadi, A. S., Francis, L., Amy, G. L. & Ghaffour, N., 1 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 471, p. 138-148 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication and characterization of dye-sensitized solar cells from rutile nanofibers and nanorods

Francis, L., Sreekumaran Nair, A., Jose, R., Ramakrishna, S., Thavasi, V. & Marsano, E., 2011, In : Energy. 36, 1, p. 627-632 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

43 Citations (Scopus)
8 Citations (Scopus)

Fabrication of electrospun nanofibrous membranes for membrane distillation application

Francis, L., Maab, H., Alsaadi, A., Nunes, S., Ghaffour, N. & Amy, G. L., 2013, In : Desalination and Water Treatment. 51, 7-9, p. 1337-1343 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

33 Citations (Scopus)

Hydroxy propyl cellulose capped silver nanoparticles produced by simple dialysis process

Francis, L., Balakrishnan, A., Sanosh, K. P. & Marsano, E., Aug 2010, In : Materials Research Bulletin. 45, 8, p. 989-992 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Citations (Scopus)

Material gap membrane distillation: A new design for water vapor flux enhancement

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Alsaadi, A. A. & Amy, G. L., 15 Dec 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 448, p. 240-247 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

99 Citations (Scopus)

Membrane-based seawater desalination: Present and future prospects

Amy, G., Ghaffour, N., Li, Z., Francis, L., Linares, R. V., Missimer, T. & Lattemann, S., 2 Jan 2017, In : Desalination. 401, p. 16-21 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

163 Citations (Scopus)

Modeling of air-gap membrane distillation process: A theoretical and experimental study

Alsaadi, A. S., Ghaffour, N., Li, J. D., Gray, S., Francis, L., Maab, H. & Amy, G. L., 5 Oct 2013, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 445, p. 53-65 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

83 Citations (Scopus)

Osmotically and Thermally Isolated Forward Osmosis-Membrane Distillation (FO-MD) Integrated Module

Kim, Y., Li, S., Francis, L., Li, Z., Linares, R. V., Alsaadi, A. S., Abu-Ghdaib, M., Son, H. S., Amy, G. & Ghaffour, N., 1 Jan 2019, In : Environmental Science and Technology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Citations (Scopus)

Performance evaluation of the DCMD desalination process under bench scale and large scale module operating conditions

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Alsaadi, A. S., Nunes, S. P. & Amy, G. L., 1 Apr 2014, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 455, p. 103-112 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

75 Citations (Scopus)

Performance modeling of direct contact membrane distillation (DCMD) seawater desalination process using a commercial composite membrane

Lee, J. G., Kim, Y. D., Kim, W. S., Francis, L., Amy, G. & Ghaffour, N., 5 Mar 2015, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 478, p. 85-95 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

52 Citations (Scopus)

Performance of different hollow fiber membranes for seawater desalination using membrane distillation

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Al-Saadi, A. S. & Amy, G., 4 Sep 2015, In : Desalination and Water Treatment. 55, 10, p. 2786-2791 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Citations (Scopus)

Polyamide 6 nanofibrous Nonwovens via Electrospinning

Marsano, E., Francis, L. & Giunco, F., 1 Aug 2010, In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 117, 3, p. 1754-1765 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Citations (Scopus)

Polyazole hollow fiber membranes for direct contact membrane distillation

Maab, H., Al Saadi, A., Francis, L., Livazovic, S., Ghaffour, N., Amy, G. L. & Nunes, S. P., 7 Aug 2013, In : Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 52, 31, p. 10425-10429 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

38 Citations (Scopus)

PVDF hollow fiber and nanofiber membranes for fresh water reclamation using membrane distillation

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Alsaadi, A. S., Nunes, S. P. & Amy, G. L., Mar 2014, In : Journal of Materials Science. 49, 5, p. 2045-2053 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Citations (Scopus)

Simultaneous electrospin-electrosprayed biocomposite nanofibrous scaffolds for bone tissue regeneration

Francis, L., Venugopal, J., Prabhakaran, M. P., Thavasi, V., Marsano, E. & Ramakrishna, S., Oct 2010, In : Acta Biomaterialia. 6, 10, p. 4100-4109 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

67 Citations (Scopus)

Sol-gel synthesis of forsterite nanopowders with narrow particle size distribution

Sanosh, K. P., Balakrishnan, A., Francis, L. & Kim, T. N., 9 Apr 2010, In : Journal of Alloys and Compounds. 495, 1, p. 113-115 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

63 Citations (Scopus)

Submerged membrane distillation for seawater desalination

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Al-Saadi, A. S. & Amy, G. L., 4 Sep 2015, In : Desalination and Water Treatment. 55, 10, p. 2741-2746 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, characterization and mechanical properties of nylon-silver composite nanofibers prepared by electrospinning

Francis, L., Giunco, F., Balakrishnan, A. & Marsano, E., Jul 2010, In : Current Applied Physics. 10, 4, p. 1005-1008 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and fabrication of nanostructured hydrophobic polyazole membranes for low-energy water recovery

Maab, H., Francis, L., Al-saadi, A., Aubry, C., Ghaffour, N., Amy, G. & Nunes, S. P., 15 Dec 2012, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 423-424, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

77 Citations (Scopus)

Total water production capacity inversion phenomenon in multi-stage direct contact membrane distillation: A theoretical study

Lee, J. G., Alsaadi, A. S., Karam, A. M., Francis, L., Soukane, S. & Ghaffour, N., 1 Jan 2017, In : Journal of Membrane Science. 544, p. 126-134 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Citations (Scopus)

Vickers and knoop micro-hardness behavior of coarse-and ultrafine-grained titanium

Sanosh, K. P., Balakrishnan, A., Francis, L. & Kim, T. N., 2010, In : Journal of Materials Science and Technology. 26, 10, p. 904-907 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Citations (Scopus)
Conference contribution

High performance PTFE and pp membranes for red sea water desalination using direct contact membrane distillation

Francis, L., Al-Saadi, A., Maab, H., Nunes, S., Ghaffour, N. & Amy, G., 2013, AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition 2013. p. 908-924 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

1 Citation (Scopus)

Modeling of air-gap membrane distillation process

Alsaadi, A. S., Francis, L., De Li, J., Maab, H., Nunes, S., Gray, S., Amy, G. & Ghaffour, N., 2013, AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition 2013. p. 33-56 24 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Theoretical and experimental validation of water gap membrane distillation

Francis, L., Ghaffour, N., Al-Saadi, A. A. & Amy, G. L., 2014, AWWA/AMTA 2014 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition. American Water Works Association

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution