Dongyang Deng

Associate Professor

Dongyang Deng
College of Science and Technology

Department of Built Environment

Price Hall 120
B.S.Environmental Science / China University of Mining and Technology
Ph.D.Civil Engineering / West Virginia University


Dr. Dongyang Deng received her Ph.D. degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from West Virginia University in 2017. She has published in peer-reviewed journals and presented research in professional conferences.

Research Interests

Trace level contaminants removal from aqueous phase; physical, chemical and biological wastewater treatment technology development; shale gas fracturing flow back water remediation and reuse; advanced surface characterization and analysis; Chemical spill and fate in the environment; Environmental microbiology; sustainable resource and energy development.

Recent Publications

  • Dongyang Deng, Lian-Shin Lin (2013). (Two-stage combined treatment of acid mine drainage and municipal wastewater). (5) 67, pp. 1000. Water Science & Technology.
  • Dongyang Deng, Jennifer Weidhaas, Lian-Shin Lin (2016). (Kinetics and microbial ecology of batch sulfidogenic bioreactors for co-treatment of municipal wastewater and acid mine drainage). 305, pp. 200-208. Journal of Hazardous Materials.
  • Dongyang Deng, Lian-Shin Lin (2017). (Continuous sulfidogenic wastewater treatment with iron sulfide sludge oxidation and recycle). 114, pp. 210-217. Water Research.
  • Dongyang Deng, Niroj Aryal, Andrea Ofori-Boadu, Manoj Jha (2018). (Textiles Wastewater Treatment). (10) 90, pp. 1648-1662. Water Environment Research.
  • Dongyang Deng, Oliver Lin, Alex Rubenstein, Jennifer Weidhaas, Lian-Shin Lin (2019). (Elucidating biochemical transformations of Fe and S in an innovative Fe(II)-dosed anaerobic wastewater treatment process using spectroscopic and phylogenetic analyses). 358, pp. 1208-1217. Chemical Engineering Journal.
  • Niroj Aryal, Dongyang Deng, Manoj Jha, Andrea Ofori-Boadu (2019). (Monitoring, sampling, and automated analysis). (10) 91, pp. 1288-1293. Water Environment Research.
  • Dongyang Deng, Lifeng Zhang (2020). (Electrospinning and Electrospun Nanofibers). (21st Century Nanoscience – A Handbook: Low-Dimensional Materials and Morphologies) CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Niroj Aryal, Jonae Wood, Ishara Rijal, Dongyang Deng, Manoj Jha, Andrea Ofori-Boadu (2020). (Fate of environmental pollutants: A review). Water Environment Research.
  • Shobha Mantripragada, Spero Gbewonyo, Dongyang Deng, Lifeng Zhang (2020). (Oil absorption capability of electrospun carbon nanofibrous membranes having porous and hollow nanostructures). 262, pp. 127069. Materials Letters.
  • Dongyang Deng, Lifeng Zhang, Ming Dong, Raymond Samuel, Andrea Ofori-Boadu, Mehdi Lamssali (2020). (Radioactive waste: A review). Water Environment Research.
  • Dongyang Deng, Lifeng Zhang, Ming Dong, R Samuel, Andrea Ofori-Boadu, M Lamssali (2020). (Radioactive waste: A review.). (10) 92, pp. 1818-1825. Water environment research : a research publication of the Water Environment Federation.
  • Dongyang Deng, Mehdi Lamssali, Niroj Aryal, Andrea Ofori-Boadu, Manoj Jha, Raymond Samuel (2020). (Textiles Wastewater Treatment Technology: A Review). In Jason He, pp. 15. Water Environment Research.
  • Musfique Ahmed, Rifat Anwar, Dongyang Deng, Emily Garner, Lian-Shin Lin (2021). (Functional Interrelationships of Microorganisms in Iron-Based Anaerobic Wastewater Treatment). (5) 9, pp. 1039. Microorganisms.
  • Shobha Mantripragada, Dongyang Deng, Lifeng Zhang (2021). (Remediation of GenX from water by amidoxime surface-functionalized electrospun polyacrylonitrile nanofibrous adsorbent). pp. 131235. Chemosphere.