Postdoc, Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2013)
PhD, Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences (2011)
MA, Institute of Soil Sciences, Chinese Academy of Sciences / The James Hutton Institute, UK (2007)
BA, School of Life Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University (2004)
 The diversity and functions of soil source electrogenic bacteria
 Soil microbial ecology
 Natural Science Foundation of China (41301260)
 Deng H, Xue HJ, Zhong WH. 2017. A novel exoelectrogenic bacterium phylogenetically related to clostridium sporogenes isolated from copper contaminated soil. Electroanalysis 29:1294-1300.
 Zhong WH, Cai LC, Wei ZG, Xue HJ, Han C, Deng H*. 2017. The effects of closed circuit microbial fuel cells on methane emissions from paddy soil vary with straw amount. Catena 154:33-39.
 Jiang YB, Zhong WH, Han C, Deng H*. 2016. Characterization of electricity generated by soil in microbial fuel cells and the isolation of soil source exoelectrogenic bacteria. Frontiers in Microbiology 7:1776.
 Zhang Y, Deng H*, Xue HJ, Chen XY, Cai C, Deng YC, Zhong WH. 2016. The effects of soil microbial and physiochemical properties on resistance and resilience to copper perturbation across China. Catena 147: 678-685.
 Wang C, Deng H, Zhao F*. 2016. The remediation of chromium (VI)-contaminated soils using microbial fuel cells. Soil and Sediment Contamination: An International Journal 25:1-12.
 Deng H, Jiang YB, Zhou YW, Shen K, Zhong WH*. 2015. Using electrical signals of microbial fuel cells to detect copper stress on soil microorganisms. European Journal of Soil Science 66:369-377.
 Jiang YB, Deng H, Sun DM, Zhong WH*. 2015. Electrical signals generated by soil microorganisms in microbial fuel cells respond linearly to soil Cd2+ pollution. Geoderma 255-256:35-41.
 Mao TT, Yin R, Deng H*. 2015. Effects of copper on methane emission, methanogens and methanotrophs in the rhizosphere and bulk soil of rice paddy. Catena 133:233-240.
 Deng H, Yu YJ, Sun JE, Zhang JB, Cai ZC, Guo GX, Wen-Hui Zhong*. 2015. Parent materials have stronger effects than land use types on microbial biomass, activity and diversity in red soil in subtropical China. Pedobiologia 58:73-79.
 Deng H, Wu YC, Zhang F, Huang ZC, Chen Z, Xu HJ, Zhao F*. 2014. Factors affecting the performance of single-chamber soil microbial fuel cells for power generation. Pedosphere 24:330-338.
 Yin R, Deng H*, Wang HL, Zhang B. 2014. Vegetation type affects soil enzyme activities and microbial functional diversity following re-vegetation of a severely eroded red soil in sub-tropical China. Catena 115:96-103.
 Wang ZJ, Deng H, Chen LH, Xiao Y, Zhao F*. 2013. In situ measurements of dissolved oxygen, pH and redox potential of biocathode microenvironments using microelectrodes. Bioresource Technology 132:387-390.
 Guo GX, Deng H, Qiao M, Yao HY, Zhu YG*. 2013. Effect of long-term wastewater irrigation on potential denitrification and denitrifying communities in soil at the watershed scale. Environmental Science & Technology 47:3105-3113.
 Guo GX, Deng H, Qiao M, Mu YJ, Zhu YG*. 2013. Effect of Pyrene on Denitrification Activity and Abundance and Composition of Denitrifying Community in an Agricultural Soil. Environmental Pollution 159: 1886-1895.
 Li S, Deng H, Rensing C, Zhu YG*. 2013. Compaction stimulates denitrification in an urban park soil using 15N tracing technique. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 21: 3783-3791.
 Liang FY, Deng H, Zhao F*. 2013. Sulfur Pollutants Treatment Using Microbial Fuel Cells from Perspectives of Electrochemistry and Microbiology. Chinese Journal of Analytical Chemistry 41:1133-1139.
 Deng H, Chen Z, Zhao F*. 2012. Energy from plants and microorganisms progress in plant-microbial fuel cells. ChemSusChem 5:1006-1011.
 Deng H*. 2012. Diversity-stability relationship of soil microbial community: What do we not know? Journal of Environmental Sciences 24:1027-1035.
 Zhu YG, Qiao M, Li XF, Deng H. 2014. Charpter 11, Diagnosis of Soil Pollution. In: Frontiers in Soil Biology (He JZ, Lu YH, Fu BJ eds). Science Press, Beijing. (in Chinese)
 Deng H, Jiang YB, Zhong WH. 2015. A method of using electrical signals from dual chamber microbial fuel cells to detect the toxicity of soil pollutants. Patent license No. ZL201310629437.7. (in Chinese)