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Baolin Deng C.W. LaPierre Professor


Baolin Deng is a C.W. LaPierre Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and a joint faculty in the Chemical Engineering Department at the University of Missouri. He is also director of the Missouri Water Resources Research Center (MoWRRC), a federally funded organization that seeks to develop and use advanced technologies to solve water-related environmental and health problems. He has been principal investigator for more than three dozen research projects including support by the Department of Energy Environmental Remediation Science Program, National Science Foundation CAREER program and Environmental Protection Agency STAR program. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters with significant impacts. Deng has served in various proposal review activities for the Department of Energy, Department of Defense, National Science Foundation and Environmental Protection Agency. He is an associate editor/Asian regional editor for the journal, Environmental Engineering Science, and on the editorial board for AIMS Environmental Science, Journal of Chemical and Process Engineering, and Journal of Chongqing University.

Technical Focus

  • Chemical and biological transformation of contaminants
  • Hazardous waste management
  • Environmental applications and impact of nanotechnology


  • PhD from Johns Hopkins University
  • MS and BE from China University of Geosciences