Da Deng

Da Deng

Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science


Da Deng


Associate Professor, Wayne State University (2018-present).
Assistant Professor, Wayne State University (2011-18).
Postdoctoral Associate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2010-2011).
Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University (2009-2010).
Ph. D., Chemical Engineering, National University of Singapore (NUS) (2005-2009).
Research Engineer, Chemistry, NUS (2004-2005).
B. E., Environmental Engineering, NUS (2000-2004).

Courses Taught

  • CHE 7200 - Advanced Transport Phenomena
  • CHE 5995 - Spec Topics Che 1:Fundamentals of Battery Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
  • EVE 5120 / AET 5310 - Fundamentals of Battery Systems for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

Research Interests

Our research focuses on the development of next-generation electrochemical energy storage devices which will play important roles in employing green energy as future energy sources. In addition, the popularity of personal mobile electronic devices and the expanding market of electric vehicles constantly demand for better electrochemical energy storage devices, such as rechargeable batteries. We investigate green energy-storage materials for next-generation electrochemical energy storage devices. Our goals are to improve their electrochemical performances in terms of specific energy, power density, safety, cyclability, as well as to reduce their overall environmental footprint and cost. We develop innovative environmental remediation technology and obtain basic understanding of photo-detoxification in water treatment. Moreover, we investigate fundamentals of structure-property-performance relationships.

Editorial Board Member for Scientific Reports (NPG); Chemical Engineering & Process Techniques

Courses taught by Da Deng

Fall Term 2024 (future)

Winter Term 2024

Fall Term 2023

Winter Term 2023

Fall Term 2022

Winter Term 2022

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