Yoram Cohen

Yoram Cohen

Professor

Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering


(310) 825-8766

5531 Boelter Hall
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Website

Bio

Research Website

Polymer and Separations (PolySep) Research Laboratory at UCLA

Research Interests

Surface Nano-structuring
(silylation, graft polymerization, topology of modified surfaces, surface properties)

Surface Crystallization
(Impact of surface topology and chemistry on surface crystallization Selective crystallization through surface nano-patterning Kinetics of surface crystallization)

Separation Processes
(Membranes: Pervaporation; Ultrafiltration; Reverse osmosis and nanofiltration; Enhanced desalination water recovery with accelerated precipitation; Polymer Sorption Resins; Size Exclusion Chromatography)

Polymer Chain Dynamics

(Dynamics of adsorbed and grafted polymer chains)

Electroactive Polymers

Cognitive Neural Networks
(Estimation of physicochemical properties; combinatorial approaches to classification and ranking of pharmaceutical compounds and chemometric analysis of therapeutic drugs; process analysis.)

Environmental Impact Analysis
(Modeling of contaminant partitioning in the multimedia environment; Bioaccumulation of hydrophobic toxins; Contaminant transport in the soil matrix; Chemical volatilization from shallow water bodies; Intermedia transport factors for toxic air pollutants), Environmental exposure and risk assessment

Publications

Real-time direct detection of silica scaling on RO membranes

J Thompson, A Rahardianto, S Kim, M Bilal, R Breckenridge, Y Cohen

Published Work | 2017 | Journal of Membrane Science



Ultrafiltration with self-generated RO concentrate pulse backwash in a novel integrated seawater desalination UF-RO system

H Gu, A Rahardianto, LX Gao, PD Christofides, Y Cohen

Published Work | 2016 | Journal of Membrane Science


Pilot-testing of electrolysis for bromide removal from drinking water

Kimbrough, David Eugene, Lina Boulos, Sirikarn Surawanvijit, Adam Zacheis, Yoram Cohen

Published Work | 2016 | American Water Works Association


Evaluation of chemically-enhanced seeded precipitation of RO concentrate for high recovery desalting of high salinity brackish water

Brian McCool, Anditya Rahardianto, Jose Faria, Yoram Cohen

Published Work | 2016 | Desalination


Critical Review: Regulatory Incentives and Impediments for onsite Graywater Reuse in the United States

Zita Yu, Anditya Rahardianto, J.R. DeShazo, Michael Stenstrom, and Yoram Cohen

Published Work | 2016 |


An Integrated approach for characterization of polyamide reverse osmosis membrane degradation due to exposure to free chlorine

S Surawanvijit, A Rahardianto, Y Cohen

Published Work | 2016 | Journal of Membrane Science


Performance and Economic Evaluation of a Modular Vertical-Flow Wetland for Onsite Residential Bathroom Graywater Treatment

ZLT Yu, A Rahardianto, MK Stenstrom, Y Cohen

Published Work | 2016 | Journal - American Water Works Association


Novel design and operational control of integrated ultrafiltration — Reverse osmosis system with RO concentrate backwash

LX Gao, A Rahardianto, H Gu, PD Christofides, Y Cohen

Published Work | 2016 | Desalination


Pulsed marker method for real-time detection of reverse osmosis membrane integrity loss

S Surawanvijit, J Thompson, A Rahardianto, V Frenkel, Y Cohen

Published Work | 2015 | Desalination



Air Toxics

Yoram Cohen

Report Card | 2000


Feasibility of reverse osmosis desalination of brackish agricultural drainage water in the San Joaquin Valley

Brian C. McCool, Anditya Rahardianto, Jose Faria, Kurt Kovac, David Lara, Yoram Cohen

Published Work | Desalination


Accelerated desupersaturation of reverse osmosis concentrate by chemically-enhanced seeded precipitation

Anditya Rahardianto, Brian C McCool, Yoram Cohen

Published Work | Desalination


Feasibility of reverse osmosis desalination of brackish agricultural drainage water in the San Joaquin Valley

Brain C. McCool, Anditya Rahardianto, Jose Faria, Kurt Kovac, David Lara, Yoram Cohen

Published Work | Desalination