Deng Energy and Nanotechnology Group

for energy conversion and nanomaterial synthesis

Ph.D. Students

Every year, DENG looks for 1-2 highly motivated Ph.D. students. Students with bachelor’s and/or master’s degrees in mechanical engineering, materials science and engineering, physics, and other closely related fields are encouraged to apply. Candidates with strong experimental skills and solid physics background are especially welcome.

To apply, please email Dr. Deng with the following materials: unofficial transcripts, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of three references, and a brief personal statement that highlights the research interests and skills of the candidate. All applicants should check the admission requirements and processes provided by the Department of Mechanical Engineering at MIT (Link). A brief summary of our research interests can be found here (Link).

Postdoctoral Scholars

(Updated 02/2022) DENG is looking for 1 highly motivated Postdoctoral Scholar with negotiable start date. Candidates who are interested and have expertise in chemically reacting flows simulation and machine learning are encouraged to apply. Background in combustion is a plus. A brief summary of our research interests can be found here (Link).