Deng Energy and Nanotechnology Group

for energy conversion and nanomaterial synthesis

2020

[October 3] Prof. Deng gave a presentation "Combustion + X: Attempts, Challenges, and Opportunities" at the Combustion Webinar. The video is available on YouTube. (Link)

[September 15] Welcome Dr. Jianan Zhang to DENG as a postdoctoral associate!

[September 1] Welcome Valerie Muldoon to DENG! Cannot wait for the exciting Fall semester!

[July 17] Our collaborated work on "Machine learning model to project the impact of COVID-19 on U.S. motor gasoline demand" is published in Nature Energy! We are also sharing the source code and updating the data online to enable further investigations. (Link)

[July 13] Prof. Deng speaks at the MIT ILP Regional Meeting on next generation of combustion technology. (Link)

[July 3] Congratulations to Weiqi on his paper "Dependence of kinetic sensitivity direction in premixed flames" published in Combustion and Flame!

[June 19] We celebrate Juneteenth together with our summer students who join DENG for UROP and MSRP! The members of DENG have different nationalities, genders, races, and backgrounds, and yet, we share the same enthusiasm in science and technology and hope to shape the future of energy and environment. That is what brought us together, and we look forward to working together to support diversity, equity, and inclusion in STEM!

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[May 22] With so many uncertainties going on due to the pandemic, the group members of DENG have been cheerful and hopeful. We celebrate the end of the semester and get ready for a productive summer!

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[May 5] We have developed the ReacTorch package for differentiable reacting flow simulations. Please check the Software section for further information.

[February 10-11] Prof. Deng and Weiqi attended the NSF Workshop on Exuberance of Machine Learning in Transport Phenomena in Dallas, TX. Weiqi gave a wonderful talk highlighting our ongoing work on the autonomous discovery of chemical pathways.

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[January 29] Congratulations to Suyong on passing his Ph.D. Qualifying Exams!

[January 27] Prof. Deng is featured in MIT News highlighting her work on understanding combustion chemistry and developing clean technologies. (Link)

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2019

[December 24] Happy holidays! We celebrate the end of the semester and look forward to another exciting and productive year!

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[December 1-5] Prof. Deng organized the Symposium on Advances in the Fundamental Understanding and Functionalization of Reactive Materials at the 2019 MRS Fall Meeting in Boston. Suyong served as a Symposium Assistant.

[September 1] Welcome Dr. Weiqi Ji and Ms. Maanasa Bhat join DENG!

[August 27] Welcome new members to DENG! We kick off the new semester with a group lunch!

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[January 1] Prof. Deng officially starts at MIT and is appointed to d'Arbeloff Career Development Chair!

2018

[September 22] DENG website is under construction and will eventually migrate to deng.mit.edu. Please stay tuned!

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