DENG Yonghong
Research Scientist
The selector of “Peacock Project” of Shenzhen(Class B)

Yonghong Deng joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Southern University of Science and Technology as an associate professor in 2016.6. She received BS degree in Chemical Engineering from Xiangtan University in 1990.6, MS degree in Materials Science from South China University of Technology in 2000.6, and PhD degree in Materials Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University in 2003.12.She was a postdoctoral fellow from 2004.1to 2006.12 at Tsinghua University, and a postdoctoral fellow from 2007.1 to 2008.8 at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, the United States. She joined South China University of Technology as an Associate Professor in 2008.12 and was then promoted to be a Professor in 2014.9. Her research interests include: 1) functional polymer materials:molecular design, self-assembly, and application;2)high-performancepolymer bindersinlithium ion batteries3)solidelectrolytes for lithium ion batteries. 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.

Tsinghua University
Ph.D., Materials Science and Engineering, December, 2003
South China University of Technology
M.S., major in Materials Science, June, 2000
XiangTan University
B.S., major in Chemical Engineering, June, 1990

Research and Teaching Experience
Southern University of Science and Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Associate Professor, 2016.6 – present
South China University of Technology
Professor, 2008.12 - 2016.6
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
postdoctoral fellow, 2007.1 - 2008.8
Tsinghua University
postdoctoral fellow, 2004.1 - 2006.12

Honors and Awards
Shenzhen Peacock Award, Category B, Shenzhen Municipality, China, 2017.
The first prize of Guangdng Provincial Science andTechnology Award

Research Interests
functional polymer materials:molecular design, self-assembly, and application;
high-performancepolymer bindersinlithium ion batteries
solidelectrolytes for lithium ion batteries

Selected Publication
1.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.
2.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.
3.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.
4.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
5.Zhang G.Z., Ngai T.*, Deng Y.H.*, Wang C.Y.* An Injectable Hydrogel with Excellent Self-Healing Property Based on Quadruple Hydrogen Bonding, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2016, 217(19):2172-2181
6.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
7.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
8.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
9.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
10.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