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Yulin Deng

Professor, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Yulin Deng

Yulin Deng is Professor in the School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Georgia Tech. Professor Deng received his B.S. from Northeast Normal University, Jilin Province, PRC, and his Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry from Manchester University in the United Kingdom.

Deng’s research group focuses on, nanomaterial synthesis and self-assembling; biofuel and biomass materials; hydrogels; drug delivery systems that utilize polymers; colloid and interface science and engineering; polymer synthesis; and papermaking and paper recycling.

Professor Deng has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers and over 100 conference papers. Deng is also an active member of AIChE and TAPPI, an elected Fellow of International Academy of Wood Science, Associate Editor of International Journal of Materials, Associate Editor of Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, and an editorial board member for six other journals.


Research Areas of Interest:

  • Nanomaterial synthesis and self-assembling
  • Biofuel and biomass materials
  • Sustainable energy: fuel cells and solar cells
  • Polymers
  • Papermaking and recycling

 

Awards and Distinctions: 
  • 2014, Professor Deng’s work on biomass fuel cells was featured in more than 50 journals, magazines, radio stations, newspapers, and internet media outlets
  • 2013, Andrew Chase Division Award, AIChE Forest Bioproducts Division
  • 2013, Deng’s work on nanostructured solar cells was highlighted by Chemical & Engineering News
  • 2011, Fellow of International Academy of Wood Science
  • 2005, Institute of Paper Science and Technology Certificate of Excellence
  • 2003, Institute of Paper Science and Technology Teacher of the Year Award
  • 1999, Institute of Paper Science and Technology President’s Award for Research
  • 1986, Sichuan Province Technology and Innovation Award
  • Director, Deng Research Group
  • Faculty, School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Affiliate Faculty: Institute of Paper Science and Technology
  • Affiliate Faculty: Institute for Electronics and Nanotechnology

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Contact
404.894.5759
Education:
PhD: 
Manchester University, United Kingdom, 1992
Bachelors: 
Northeast Normal University, China, 1982