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Yonghong Deng

Associate Professor

Materials Science and Engineering


    Yonghong Deng joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology as an associate professor in 2016.6. Dr. Deng has published more than 90 papers and filed 14 China patents. She is in charge of 7 funding scontaining 2 Natural Science Foundation of China, and her two projects were qualified by the Project Assessment from Science and Technology Agency ofGuangdong. Besides, she won the first prize of Guangdng Provincial Science and Technology Award asthe main researcher, and the second prize of Natural Scientific Award of Mininstry of Education as the main researcher.

Research Interests:

◆ functional polymer materials:molecular design, self-assembly, and application.

◆ high-performancepolymer bindersinlithium ion batteries.

◆ solidelectrolytes for lithium ion batteries.

Professional Experience:

◆ 2016 – present: Associate Professor, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Southern University of Science and Technology

◆ 2008– 2016: Professor, South China University of Technology

◆ 2007 – 2008: postdoctoral fellow, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

◆ 2004– 2006: postdoctoral fellow, Tsinghua University

Educational Background:

◆ Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University, December, 2003

◆ M.S., major in Materials Science, South China University of Technology , June, 2000

◆ B.S., major in Chemical Engineering, XiangTan University, June, 1990

Honors & Awards:

◆ In 2017, Shenzhen Peacock Award, Category B, Shenzhen Municipality, China, 2017.

◆ The first prize of Guangdng Provincial Science andTechnology Award.

Selected Publications and Patents:

◆ Zhou D., Li X.G., Fan L.Z.*, Deng Y.H.* Tshree-dimensional porous graphene-encapsulated SnO2/CNT composite for high-performance lithium and sodium storage. Electrochimica Acta. 2017, 230: 212–221.

◆ Zhou D., Liu Y.C., Song W.L., Li X.G., Fan L.Z.*, Deng Y.H.* Three-dimensional porous carbon-coated graphene composite as high-stable and long-life anode for sodium-ion batteries. Chemical engineering Journal, 2017, 316: 645–654.

◆ Zhou D., Song W.L., Li X.G., Fan L.Z. *, Deng Y.H.* Tin nanoparticles embedded in porous N-doped graphene-like carbon networks as high-performance anode materials for lithium-ion batteries. Journal of Alloys and Compounds, 2017, 699: 730–737.

◆ Wang M., Ma R.G., Liu Y., Chung C.Y., Deng Y.H.*, Lu Z.G.* “Ionic Liquid Mediated Synthesis of Lath Shaped CuO Micro-Assembles as Extremely Stable Anode Material for Lithi-um-Ion Batteries”, Chinese Journal of Chemistry, 2017 accepted

◆ Hu M., Gu X.Y., .Hu Y.*, Deng Y.H.*, Wang C.Y.* PVA/Carbon Dot Nanocomposite Hydrogels for Simple Introduction of Ag Nanoparticles with Enhanced Antibacterial Activity, Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2016, 18(10):1799-1807

◆ Zhu P., Hu M., Deng Y.H.*, Wang C.Y.* One-Pot fabrication of a novel agar-polyacryamide/grapheme oxide nanocomposite double network hydrogel with high mechanical properties, Advance Engineering Materials,2016, 217(19):2172-2181

◆ Zhao H.J., Wang Q.J., Deng Y.H.*, et al. Preparation of renewable lignin-derived nitrogen-doped carbon nanospheres as anodes for lithium-ion batteries, RSC Advances. 2016, 6, 77143 – 77150

◆ Li H., Deng Y.H.*, Wu, H.S., Ren Y.,Qiu X.Q.*, Zheng, D.F., Li, C.L. Self-assembly of kraft lignin into nanospheres in dioxane-water mixtures, Holzforschung, 2016, 70(8): 725-731

◆ Li H., Deng Y.H.*, Liang, J.Q., Dai, Y., Liu, B., Ren, Y., Qiu X.Q.*, Li C.L. Direct Preparation of Hollow Nanospheres with Kraft Lignin: A Facile Strategy for Effective Utilization of Biomass Waste, Bioresources, 2016, 11(2): 3073-3083

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