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Person Details: Orlando Coronell Nieto

Superfund Research Program

Orlando Coronell Nieto

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
163B Rosenau
Campus Box 7431
Chapel Hill, North Carolina 27599-7431
Phone: 919-966-9010





  • Fraser AC, Yankey J, Coronell Nieto O, Dingemans TJ. 2023. A sulfonated all-aromatic polyamide for heavy metal capture: a model study with Pb(II). ACS Appl. Polym. Mater 5(1):856-865. doi:10.1021/acsapm.2c01796
  • Perry LA, Chew NG, Grzebyk K, Cay-Durgun P, Lind ML, Situala P, Soukri M, Coronell Nieto O. 2023. Correlating the role of nanofillers with active layer properties and performance of thin-film nanocomposite membranes. Desalination 550:116370. doi:10.1016/j.desal.2023.116370
  • Zhang W, Chew NG, Coronell Nieto O. 2023. Facile synthesis of electrically conductive membranes. Environ Sci Technol Lett doi:10.1021/acs.estlett.3c00631


  • Armstrong MD, Vickers R, Coronell Nieto O. 2022. Dataset of reverse osmosis membrane transport properties calculated with and without assumptions about concentration polarization and solute rejection and the errors associated with each assumption. Data Brief 44:108538. doi:10.1016/j.dib.2022.108538 PMID:36060824 PMCID:PMC9436753
  • Armstrong MD, Vickers R, Coronell Nieto O. 2022. Trends and errors in reverse osmosis membrane performance calculations stemming from test pressure and simplifying assumptions about concentration polarization and solute rejection. J Memb Sci 660:doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2022.120856
  • Fraser AC, Chew NG, Hedge M, Liu F, Liu C, Coronell Nieto O, Dingemans TJ. 2022. Linear versus nonlinear aromatic polyamides: The role of backbone geometry in thin film salt exclusion membranes. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 14(31):36143-36156. doi:10.1021/acsami.2c09810 PMID:35901316
  • Grzebyk K, Armstrong MD, Coronell Nieto O. 2022. Accessing greater thickness and new morphology features in polyamide active layers of thin-film composite membranes by reducing restrictions in amine monomer supply. J Memb Sci 644:doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2021.120112 PMID:35221456 PMCID:PMC8870508
  • Manning IM, Chew NG, Macdonald HP, Miller KE, Strynar M, Coronell Nieto O, Leibfarth FA. 2022. Hydrolytically stable ionic fluorogels for high-performance remediation of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) from natural water. Angew Chem Int Ed Engl doi:10.1002/anie.202208150 PMID:35945652
  • Vickers R, Wiegand TM, Miller CT, Coronell Nieto O. 2022. Molecular methods for assessing the morphology, topology, and performance of polyamide membranes. J Memb Sci 644:doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2021.120110 PMID:35082452 PMCID:PMC8786217


  • Atkinson AJ, Armstrong MD, Eskew JT, Coronell Nieto O. 2021. 2-Aminoimidazole reduces fouling and improves membrane performance. J Memb Sci 629:119262. doi:10.1016/j.memsci.2021.119262 PMID:34366551 PMCID:PMC8345324
  • Kingsbury R, Hegde M, Wang J, Kusoglu A, You W, Coronell Nieto O. 2021. Tunable anion exchange membrane conductivity and permselectivity via non-covalent, hydrogen bond cross-linking. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces doi:10.1021/acsami.1c15474 PMID:34705410 (ahead of print)
  • Wang J, Armstrong MD, Grzebyk K, Vickers R, Coronell Nieto O. 2021. Effect of feed water pH on the partitioning of alkali metal salts from aqueous phase into the polyamide active layers of reverse osmosis membranes. Environ Sci Technol 55(5):3250-3259. doi:10.1021/acs.est.0c06140 PMID:33600153 PMCID:PMC7949323
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