• Abbasi, B., Elhashimi, M. A., Sharma, D., Zhang, X. Method and Apparatus for Desalinating Water. US Patent Office, US62882953 (08/04/2020).
  • Abbasi, B., Zhang, X., O'Hern, H., & Nikooei, E. Method and System for Purifying Contaminated Water. US Patent Office, US62882970 (08/04/2020).

Journal Articles:

  • Sharma, D., Ghosh, D. P., Rote, J. N., Dennis, S. J., Messer, M., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. (2021). Development of an anti-clogging perforated plate atomizer for a zero liquid discharge humidification-dehumidification desalination system. Desalination515, 115195.
  • Elhashimi, M. A., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. (2021). Empirical prediction of saline water atomization pressure loss and spray phase change using local flow pressure analysis. Desalination514, 115156.
  • Ghosh, D. P., Sharma, D., & Abbasi, B. (2021). Mitigation of Transient Fluctuations During Flow Boiling in Microchannels via Adaptive Vapor Venting. IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology11(10), 1645-1654.
  • O’Hern, H., Nikooei, E., Zhang, X., Hagen, C., AuYeung, N., Tew, D., & Abbasi, B. (2021). Reducing the water intensity of hydraulic fracturing : a review of treatment technologies. Desalination & Water Treatment, 221, 121–138.
  • Ahmadvand, S., Abbasi, B., Azarfar, B., Elhashimi, M., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. (2019). Looking beyond energy efficiency: An applied review of water desalination technologies and an introduction to capillary-driven desalination. Water11(4), 696.


  • Elhashimi, M. A., Shorb, J., Messer, M., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. Assessment of Humid Air-Solids Cyclone Separators in A Novel Humidification-Dehumidification Desalination Cycle. IDA 2021 International Water Reuse and Recycling Conference, Rome, Italy, 2021.
  • Messer, M., Tan, X., Zhang, X., Elhashimi, M. A., Bénard, A., & Abbasi, B. An Experimental and Comparative Analysis of Humidification Techniques for Oil and Gas Wastewater Treatment. IDA 2021 International Water Reuse and Recycling Conference, Rome, Italy, 2021.
  • Anderson, K., Hagen, C., & Abbasi, B. Reduced Order Model for Wastewater Purification System. ES 2021 15th International Conference on Energy Sustainability 2021 (online).
  • O'hern, H., Anderson, K., Hagen, C., & Abbasi, B. AI Assisted Control for Wastewater Purification System. Clean Water Virtual Conference 2021 (online).
  • Elhashimi, M. A., Sharma, D., Zhang, X., Ghosh, D. P., & Abbasi, B. Zero Liquid Discharge Water Desalination in a Thermally-Actuated Transport Chamber. 26th SolarPACES conference 2020, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2020.
  • Elhashimi, M. A., Richards R., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. Investigation of Air Humidification Using a Pressure-Based Measurement Technique. International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition 2020, ASME.
  • Elhashimi, M. A., N. Rote, J, Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. Development of a Novel HDH Desalination Technology: Utilizing Cyclonic Separation and Automating the Process with AI-Based Optimization/Prediction. Clean Water Workshop, Oregon State University, 2021.
  • Murphy, T., Messer, M., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. Fracking Wastewater Treatment: Design, Fabrication, and Testing of a Functional Demo Unit. Clean Water Conference 2021.
  • Messer, M., O'Hern, H., Nikooei, E., Anderson, K., Zhang, X., Abbasi, B. Settling Tank and Heating Zone Design in a Fracking Wastewater Recovery System. Clean Water Conference 2020.
  • Anderson, K., Reinhardt, B., Sultani, W., O’ Hern, H., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. A new approach to evaluate and optimize swirl tube demister efficiency. MECE2020-23623 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, Portland, 2020.
  • Anderson, K., Zhang, X., & Abbasi, B. Design and Optimization of Swirl Tube Demister for use in Fracking Wastewater Treatment System. Clean Water Virtual Conference 2020 (online).
  • Elhashimi, M. A., Sharma, D., Shrob, J., Zhang, X., Ghosh, D. P., & Abbasi, B. A Novel Water Desalination Technology Using a Pressure-Based Spray Evaporation Measurement Technique. Clean Water Workshop 2020, Oregon State University.
  • Sharma, D., Elhashimi, M. A., Ghosh, D. P., Dennis, S. J., Rote, J. N., Zhang, X., & Bahman, A. Film Atomizer with suppressed clogging. Clean Water Workshop 2020, Oregon State University.