Deng Energy and Nanotechnology Group

for energy conversion and nanomaterial synthesis


W. Ji, B. Yuan, C. Shen, A. Regev, C. Sander, S. Deng, Inference of cell dynamics on perturbation data using adjoint sensitivity, arXiv preprint arXiv:2104.06467. (Link)


  1. A. Nicolle, S. Deng, M. Ihme, N. Kuzhagaliyeva, E. A. Ibrahim, A. Farooq, Mixtures recomposition by neural nets: A multidisciplinary overview, Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling 64 (2024) 597-620. (Link)
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  3. M. Bhat*, S. Luo*, J. Zhang, C. Zhang, B. Zhou, S. Deng, Multi-component precursor droplet evaporation in spray synthesis of cathode materials, Chemical Engineering Journal 479 (2024) 147417. *Equal contribution (Link)
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  5. E. Lin, C. T. Wilson, A. Leroy, S. Deng, Significant catalyst savings and reaction kinetics enhancement for catalytic micro-combustors via non-uniform catalyst segmentation, Chemical Engineering Journal 476 (2023) 146627. (Link)
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  7. B.C. Koenig, S. Deng, Multi-target active subspaces generated using a neural network for computationally efficient turbulent combustion kinetic uncertainty quantification in the flamelet regime, Combustion and Flame 258 (2023) 113015. (Link)
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  9. B.C. Koenig, P. Zhao, S. Deng, Accommodating physical reaction schemes in DSC cathode thermal stability analysis using chemical reaction neural networks, Journal of Power Sources 581 (2023) 233443. (Link)
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  11. S. Kim, S. Deng, Inference of chemical kinetics and thermodynamic properties from constant-volume combustion of energetic materials, Chemical Engineering Journal 469 (2023) 143779. (Link)
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  13. X. Su, W. Ji, J. An, Z. Ren, S. Deng, C.K. Law, Kinetics parameter optimization of hydrocarbon fuels via neural ordinary differential equations, Combustion and Flame 251 (2023) 112732. (Link)
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  15. Q. Li, H. Chen, B. C. Koenig, S. Deng, Bayesian chemical reaction neural network for autonomous kinetic uncertainty quantification, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 25 (2023) 3707-3717. (Link)
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  17. X. Hu, D. Zuo, S. Cheng, S. Chen, Y. Liu, W. Bao, S. Deng, S. J. Harris, J. Wan, Ultrafast materials synthesis and manufacturing techniques for emerging energy and environmental applications, Chemical Society Reviews 52 (2023) 1103-1128. (Link)
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  19. J. Zhang, V.L. Muldoon, S. Deng, Effects of the preheating temperature on flame-assisted spray pyrolysis of nickel-rich cathode materials, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 39 (2023) 1165-1173. (Link)
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  21. H. Chen, W. Ji, S. Cassady, A.M. Ferris, R.K. Hanson, S. Deng, Using shock tube species time-histories in Bayesian parameter estimation: Effective independent-data number and target selection, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 39 (2023) 5299-5308. (Link)
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  23. B.C. Koenig, W. Ji, S. Deng, Kinetic subspace investigation using neural network for uncertainty quantification in nonpremixed flamelets, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 39 (2023) 5229-5238. (Link)
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  25. S. Kim, A.A. Johns, J.Z. Wen, S. Deng, Burning structures and propagation mechanisms of nanothermites, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 39 (2023) 3593-3604. (Link)
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  27. S. Wang, H. Jiang, Y. Dong, D. Clarkson, H. Zhu, C.M. Settens, Y. Ren, T. Nguyen, F. Han, W. Fan, S.Y. Kim, J. Zhang, W. Xue, S.K. Sandstrom, G. Xu, E. Tekoglu, M. Li, S. Deng, Q. Liu, S.G. Greenbaum, X. Ji, T. Gao, J. Li, Acid-in-Clay electrolyte for wide-temperature-range and long-cycle proton batteries, Advanced Materials 34 (2022) 2202063. (Link)
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  29. W. Ji, X. Su, B. Pang, Y. Li, Z. Ren, S. Deng, SGD-based optimization in modeling combustion kinetics: Case studies in tuning mechanistic and hybrid kinetic models, Fuel 324 (2022) 124560. (Link)
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  31. J. Zhang, V.L. Muldoon, S. Deng, Accelerated synthesis of Li(Ni0.8Co0.1Mn0.1)O2 cathode materials using flame-assisted spray pyrolysis and additives, Journal of Power Sources 528 (2022) 231244. (Link)
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  33. J. Zhang, Y. Wang, V.L. Muldoon, S. Deng, Crude glycerol and glycerol as fuels and fuel additives in combustion applications, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 159 (2022) 112206. (Link)
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  35. W. Ji, F. Richter, M.J. Gollner, S. Deng, Autonomous kinetic modeling of biomass pyrolysis using chemical reaction neural networks, Combustion and Flame 240 (2022) 111992. (Link)
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    X. Su, W. Ji, L. Zhang, W. Wu, Z. Ren, S. Deng, Neural differential equations for inverse modeling in model combustors, Proceedings of the ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exhibition 2021, IMECE2021-69657 (2021). (Link)

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  37. W. Ji, J. Zanders, J.-W. Park, S. Deng, Data-driven approaches to learn Hychem models, Proceedings of the ASME International Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference 2021, ICEF2021-67925 (2021). (Link)

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  38. X. Liang, Y. Wang, Y. Chen, S. Deng, Advances in emission regulations and emission control technologies for internal combustion engines, SAE Journal of Sustainable Transportation, Energy, Environment & Policy 2 (2021). (Link)

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  39. W. Ji, W. Qiu, Z. Shi, S. Pan, S. Deng, Stiff-PINN: Physics-Informed Neural Network for stiff chemical kinetics, Journal of Physical Chemistry A 125 (2021) 8098-8106. (Link)

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  40. S. Kim, W. Ji, S. Deng, Y. Ma, C. Rackauckas, Stiff neural ordinary differential equations, Chaos 31, 093122 (2021). (Link)
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  42. H. Zhao, D. Lu, J. Wang, W. Tu, D. Wu, S.W. Koh, P. Gao, Z.J. Xu, S. Deng, Y. Zhou, B. You, H. Li, Raw biomass electroreforming coupled to green hydrogen generation, Nature Communications 12, 2008 (2021). (Link)
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  44. W. Ji, S. Deng, Autonomous discovery of unknown reaction pathways from data by Chemical Reaction Neural Network, Journal of Physical Chemistry A 125 (2021) 1082-1092. (Link)
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  46. Y. Wang, Y. Chen, X. Liang, P. Tan, S. Deng, Impacts of lubricating oil and its formulations on diesel engine particle characteristics, Combustion and Flame 225 (2021) 48-56. (Link)
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  48. S. Ou, X. He, W. Ji, W. Chen, L. Sui, Y. Gan, Z. Lu, Z. Lin, S. Deng, S. Przesmitzki, J. Bouchard, Machine learning model to project the impact of COVID-19 on US motor gasoline demand, Nature Energy (2020). (Link) * Cover page
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  50. W. Ji, T. Zhang, Z. Ren, S. Deng, Dependence of kinetic sensitivity direction in premixed flames, Combustion and Flame 220 (2020) 16-22. (Link)
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  52. Y. Jiang*, S. Deng*, S. Hong*, S. Tiwari, H. Chen, K. Nomura, R.K. Kalia, A. Nakano, P. Vashishta, M.R. Zachariah, X.L. Zheng, Synergistically chemical and thermal coupling between graphene oxide and graphene fluoride for enhancing aluminum combustion, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (2020) 7451-7458. *Equal contribution (Link)
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  54. J. Pan, L. Chen, H. Wei, D. Feng, S. Deng, G. Shu, On autoignition mode under variable thermodynamic state of internal combustion engines, International Journal of Engine Research 21 (2020) 856-865. (Link)
  55. 2019

  56. S. Huang, S. Deng, Y. Jiang, X.L. Zheng, Experimental effective metal oxides to enhance boron combustion, Combustion and Flame 205 (2019) 278-285. (Link)
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  58. S. Huang, M. Pan, S. Deng, Y. Jiang, J. Zhao, B. Levy-Wendt, S.K.Y. Tang, X.L. Zheng, Modified micro-emulsion synthesis of highly dispersed Al/PVDF composites with enhanced combustion properties, Advanced Engineering Materials (2019) 1801330. (Link)
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  60. Y. Jiang*, S. Deng*, S. Hong*, J. Zhao, S. Huang, C.-C. Wu, J.L. Gottfried, K. Nomura, Y. Li, S. Tiwari, R.K. Kalia, P. Vashishta, A. Nakano, X.L. Zheng, Energetic performance of optically activated aluminum/graphene oxide composites, ACS Nano 12 (2018) 11366-11345. *Equal contribution (Link)
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  62. S. Deng*, Y. Jiang*, S. Huang, X. Shi, J. Zhao, X.L. Zheng, Tuning the morphological, ignition and combustion properties of micron-Al/CuO thermites through different synthesis approaches, Combustion and Flame 195 (2018) 303-310. *Equal contribution (Link)
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  64. S. Huang, V.S. Parimi, S. Deng, S. Lingamneni, X.L. Zheng, Facile thermal and optical ignition of silicon nanoparticles and micron particles, Nano Letters 17 (2017) 5925-5930. (Link)
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  66. S. Huang*, S. Deng*, Y. Jiang, J. Zhao, X.L. Zheng, Electroless deposition and ignition properties of Si/Fe2O3 core/shell nanothermites, ACS Omega 2 (2017) 3596-3600. *Equal contribution (Link)
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  68. S. Deng, D. Han, C.K. Law, Ignition and extinction of strained nonpremixed cool flames at elevated pressures, Combustion and Flame 176 (2017) 143-150. (Link)
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  70. S. Deng, M.E. Mueller, Q.N. Chan, N.H. Qamar, B.B. Dally, Z.T. Alwahabi, G.J. Nathan, Hydrodynamic and chemical effects of hydrogen addition on soot evolution in turbulent nonpremixed bluff body ethylene flames, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 36 (2017) 807-814. (Link)
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  72. D. Han, S. Deng, W. Liang, P. Zhao, F. Wu, Z. Huang, C.K. Law, Laminar flame propagation and nonpremixed stagnation ignition of toluene and xylenes, Proceedings of the Combustion Institute 36 (2017) 479-489. (Link)
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  74. S. Deng, P. Zhao, M.E. Mueller, C.K. Law, Flame dynamics in oscillating flows under autoignitive conditions, Combustion and Flame 168 (2016) 75-82. (Link)
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  76. S. Deng, P. Zhao, M.E. Mueller, C.K. Law, Stabilization of laminar nonpremixed DME/air coflow flames at elevated temperatures and pressures, Combustion and Flame 162 (2015) 4471-4478. (Link)
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  78. S. Deng, P. Zhao, M.E. Mueller, C.K. Law, Autoignition-affected stabilization of laminar nonpremixed DME/air coflow flames, Combustion and Flame 162 (2015) 3437-3445. (Link)
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  80. P. Zhao, W. Liang, S. Deng, C.K. Law, Initiation and propagation of laminar premixed cool flames, Fuel 166 (2015) 477-487. (Link)
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  82. S. Deng, J.A. Koch, M.E. Mueller, C.K. Law, Sooting limits of nonpremixed n-heptane, n-butanol, and methyl butanoate flames: Experimental determination and mechanistic analysis, Fuel 136 (2014) 122-129. (Link)
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  84. S. Deng, P. Zhao, D. Zhu, C.K. Law, NTC-affected ignition and low-temperature flames in nonpremixed DME/air counterflow, Combustion and Flame 161 (2014) 1993-1997. (Link)
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  86. Y. Zhang, S. Li, S. Deng, Q. Yao, S.D. Tse, Direct synthesis of nanostructured TiO2 films with controlled morphologies by stagnation swirl flames, Journal of Aerosol Science 44 (2012) 71-82. (Link)
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  88. S. Deng, S. Li, S.D. Tse, J. Wang, Y. Tao, Q. Yao, Experimental studies on TiO2 nanoparticles in a swirl-stabilized stagnation flame, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 32 (2011) 157-160. (In Chinese)
  89. J. Wang, Y. Tao, Y. Zhang, S. Deng, S. Li, Q. Yao, Sintering behavior of TiO2 particles in a premixed stagnation flame, Journal of Engineering Thermophysics 32 (2011) 875-878. (In Chinese)
  90. 2009

  91. D. Yun, S. Deng, Q. Song, Q. Yao, Potassium deactivation and regeneration method of V2O5-WO3/TiO2 SCR catalyst", Research of Environmental Sciences 6 (2009) 730-735. (In Chinese)