Baolin Deng

Baolin Deng

Baolin Deng, William Andrew Davidson Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Baolin Deng


Baolin Deng is a William Andrew Davidson Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and a joint faculty in biomedical, biological and chemical engineering 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 PI/co-PI for over three dozen research projects including the CAREER award from the National Science Foundation and published over 120 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Deng has served on the EPA Science Advisory Board Drinking Water Committee, the advisory Interagency Task Force (IATF) of Missouri Department of Natural Resources on the development of Missouri State Water Plan, and in various proposal review activities in the United States (U.S. Department of Energy, Department of Defense, National Science Foundation, and Environmental Protection Agency), China, Israel, Singapore, India and the UK. He is associate editor/Asian regional editor for the AEESP journal – Environmental Engineering Science. Deng teaches several undergraduate and graduate courses, including Fundamentals of Environmental Engineering, Physicochemical and Biological Processes, Environmental Sustainability, Water Treatment Process Design, Aquatic Chemistry, Environmental Chemical Kinetics, and Hazardous Waste Management.


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

Technical Focus

Chemical and biological transformation of contaminants
Hazardous waste management
Environmental applications and impact of nanotechnology
Membrane process for water treatment and water reuse

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