Basic Information



Born in August 1983, Ph.D.,  

Associate Prof. & Ph.D. Supervisor of

Department of Thermal Engineering


Research Interests

1. Thermal Conversion and Utilization of Biomass

2. Combustion of Fossil Fuels and Pollutant Emission Control

3. Boiler and Heat Exchanger Design

4. Comprehensive Utilization of Low-grade Heat Energy



Department of Thermal Engineering,
State Key Laboratory of Multiphase Flow in Power Engineering,

School of Energy and Power Engineering,
Xi'an Jiaotong University,
No.28, Xianning Road, Xi'an, Shaanxi, 710049, P.R. China.

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  • B.S., Thermal Engineering,  Xi’an Jiaotong University  2005
  • M.S., Thermal Engineering,  Xi’an Jiaotong Universtiy  2007
  • Ph.D., Thermal Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University  2013

Work Experience

  • 2017.04~      Associate Professor, Department of Thermal Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University
  • 2014.05~2015.05     Visiting Scholar, Sibley School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Cornell University
  • 2013.04~2017.03     Assistant ProfessorDepartment of Thermal Engineering, Xi’an Jiaotong University

International Exchange


Latest Papers


   Liu H, Zhang W, Wang H, Zhang Y, Deng L, Che D*. Coupled combustion and hydrodynamics simulation of a 1000 MW double-reheat boiler with different FGR positions. Fuel, 2020, 261: 116427.

   Sun K, Yan Y, Jiang J, Deng L, Che D*. SO3 removal efficiency and ash particle flowability of low-low-temperature flue gas systems (LLTSs). Applied Thermal Engineering, 2020, 171: 115132.

   Zhu T, Hu Y, Tang C, Wang L, Liu X, Deng L, Che D*. Experimental study on NOx formation and burnout characteristics of pulverized coal in oxygen enriched and deep-staging combustion. Fuel, 2020, 272: 117639.

4    Long J, Deng L*, Che D. Analysis on organic compounds in water leachate from biomass. Renewable Energy, 2020, 155: 1070-1078.

5    Deng L*, Long J, Wu Y, Che D. A study on benzene release during water washing of biomass. Asia-Pacific Journal of Chemical Engineering, 2020, 15:e2536.



   Deng L, Jin X, Long J, Che D*. Ash deposition behaviors during combustion of raw and water washed biomass fuels. Journal of the Energy Institute, 2019, 92(4): 959-970.

   Liu H, Zhang L, Li Q, Zhu H, Deng L, Liu Y, Che D*. Effect of FGR position on the characteristics of combustion, emission and flue gas temperature deviation in a 1000 MW tower-type double-reheater boiler with deep-air-staging. Fuel, 2019, 246: 285-294.

   Bu Y, Wang L, Deng L, Che D*. Technical and economical analysis of a novel rotary air preheater system. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2019, 154: 102-110.

   Wang L, Bu Y, He Y, Tang C, Deng L, Che D*. Influence of operating conditions on ammonium bisulfate deposition in the rotary air preheater of coal-fired power plants. Thermal Science, 2019, 23(2B): 1253-1264.

   Tang C, Zhu T, Wang L, Deng L, Che D, Liu Y*. Effects of ash parameters and fluxing agent on slag layer behavior in cyclone barrel. Fuel, 2019, 253: 1140-1148.

   Torres-Rojas D, Deng L, Shannon L, Fisher EM*, Joseph S, Lehmann J. Carbon and nitrogen emissions rates and heat transfer of an indirect pyrolysis biomass cookstove. Biomass and Bioenergy, 2019, 127: 105279.

   Liu H, Wang Y, Zhang W, Wang H, Deng L, Che D*. Coupled modeling of combustion and hydrodynamics for a 1000 MW double-reheater tower-type boiler. Fuel, 2019, 255: 115722.

   Liu H, Hu S, Zhang L, Li Q, Deng L, Che D*. Influence of near-wall air position on the high-temperature corrosion and combustion in a 1000 MWth opposed wall-fired boiler. Fuel, 2019, 257: 115983.

   Yan Y, Sun K, Deng L, Che D*. Adsorption and agglomeration characteristics of fly ash particles in low-low-temperature flue gas treatment systems. Energy & Fuels, 2019, 33(7): 6302-6312.

10   Huang Z, Deng L, Che D*. Experimental and CFD simulation studies on bell-type air nozzles of CFB boilers. Applied Sciences, 2019, 9(18): 3805.

11   Huang Z, Long J, Deng L, Che D*. Feasibility study of using carbide slag as in-bed desulfurizer in circulating fluidized bed boiler. Applied Sciences, 2019, 9(21): 4517.



   Deng L, Torres-Rojas D, Burford M, Whitlow TH, Lehmann J, Fisher EM*. Fuel sensitivity of biomass cookstove performance. Applied Energy, 2018, 215: 13-20.

   Deng L, Wang Y, Wu S, Che D*. Utilization of combustible waste gas as a supplementary fuel in coal-fired boilers. International Journal of Energy Research, 2018, 42(4): 1677-1692.

   Deng L, Ye J, Jin X, Che D*. Transformation and release of potassium during fixed-bed pyrolysis of biomass. Journal of the Energy Institute, 2018, 91(4): 630-637.

   Bu Y, Wang L, Chen X, Wei X, Deng L, Che D*. Numerical analysis of ABS deposition and corrosion on a rotary air preheater. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2018, 131: 669-677. 



   Jin X, Ye J, Deng L*, Che D. Condensation behaviors of potassium during biomass combustion. Energy & Fuels, 2017, 31(3): 2951-2958.  

2   Deng L, Liu X, Cao P, Zhao Y, Du Y, Wang C, Che D*. A study on deactivation of V2O5-WO3-TiO2 SCR catalyst by alkali metals during entrained-flow combustion. Journal of the Energy Institute, 2017, 90(5): 743-751.

   Deng L, Tang C, Tan X, Sun K, Wu S, Che D*. A study on air-cooling waste heat recovery from molten slag of slag-tap boilers. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part A: Journal of Power and Energy, 2017, 231(5): 371-381.  

   Tang C, Deng L, Wu S, Bu Y, Che D*. Numerical simulation on the slag flow and heat transfer characteristics of the cyclone barrel for a cyclone-fired boiler. Numerical Heat Transfer, Part A: Applications, 2017, 71(10): 1052-1065.  

   Wu S, Deng L, Wang C, Tang C, Bu Y, Che D*. A study on the adaptability of cyclone barrel to slag film in a cyclone-fired boiler. Applied Thermal Engineering, 2017, 121: 368-379.

   Tang C, Deng L, Zhu X, Che D*. Comparative study of three modes of flue gas treatment for power plants. Journal of Energy Engineering, 2017, 143(6): 04017068.