COLLEGE OF SCIENCE,
ENGINEERING AND
TECHNOLOGY
Professor
SB 403R | (713) 313.1917
deng_yj@tsu.edu
Curriculum Vitae

Education and Training

  • 09/86-08/90 Ph.D., Analytical Chemistry*, University of Houston, Houston, TX Dissertation: Electrochemical, spectroelectrochemical and structural characterization of iridium and ruthenium porphyrins, Schiff-base biquinone complexes, copper triazole complexes and flavins. Advisor: Professor Karl M. Kadish
  • 02/82-10/84 M.S., Environmental Chemistry*, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, P.R. China Thesis: Coordination reactions of nitric oxide to Fe(II) chelates. Advisor: Professor Yahui Zhuang
  • 03/78-01/82 B.S., Inorganic Chemistry*, Wuhan University, Wuhan, P.R. China

Biography

Research Interests

Research/Scholarly Activities

Recent Publications

  1. Lin, J.X.; Lu, G.Y.; Daniels, L.M.; Wei, X.; Sapp, J.B.; Deng, Y.J. Synthesis and characterization of platinum(II) complexes with 2-imidazolidinethione. X-ray crystal structure of tetra(2-imidazolidinethione-S)platinum(II) iodide dimethylsulfoxide solvate monohydrate, J. Coord. Chem. 2008, 16, 2457-2469.
  2. Zou, C.P.; Brewer, M.; Cao, X.Y.; Zang, R.Y.; Lin, J.X.; Deng, Y.J.; Li, C. Antitumor activity of 4-(N-hydroxyphenyl)retinamide conjugated with poly(L-glutamic acid) against overian cancer xenografts, Gynecologic Oncology, 2007, 107, 441-449.
  3. Tao, K.; Yang, S.Y.; Wei, X.; Grunlan, J.C.; Kim, Y.-S.; Deng, Y.J.; Dang, B.; Thomas, R.L.; Wilson, B.L. Effects of carbon nanotube fillers on the curing processes of epoxy resin-based composites, J. Applied Polymer Sci. 2006, 102, 5248-5254.
  4. Deng, Y. J.; Huang, M.-J. Quantum chemical investigation of a dinuclear iridium porphyrin and its -cation biradical, Chem. Phys., 2006, 321, 133-139.
  5. Deng, Y. J.; Huang, M.-J. Capillary electrophoretic separation and theoretical study of inclusion complexes of sulfobutyl ether cyclodextrin with estrogens, Int. J. Quant. Chem. 2004, 100, 746-752.

CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS PUBLICATIONS:

  1. Deng, Y.J.; Huang, M.-J. Quantum chemical investigation of a dinuclear iridium porphyrin and its -cation biradical, the 13th Conference on Current Trends in Computational Chemistry, Jackson State University, November 12-13, 2004.
  2. Cao, X.Y.; Li, C.; Lin, J.X.; Deng, Y.J. Liquid chromatographic analysis of polymer-bound N-(4-hydroxyphenyl) retinamide, 107th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Sciences, Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas, March 4-6, 2004.
  3. Zhang, W.L.; Deng, Y.J. Speciation and determination of chromium(III) and chromium(V) with high-performance liquid chromatography, 107th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Sciences, Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas, March 4-6, 2004.
  4. Smith, C.A.; Deng, Y.J. Determination of arsenic in drinking water using high-performance liquid chromatography, 107th Annual Meeting of the Texas Academy of Sciences, Schreiner University, Kerrville, Texas, March 4-6, 2004.
  5. Deng, Y.J. Huang, M.-J. Capillary electrophoretic separation and theoretical study of inclusion complexes of sulfobutyl ether cyclodextrin with estrogens, the 12th Conference on Current Trends in Computational Chemistry, Jackson State University, October 31-November 1, 2003.

BOOKS:

  1. Sapp, J.B.; Deng, Y.J. General Chemistry Laboratory, 1st edition (2004), 2nd edition (2005), 3rd edition (2006), 4th edition (2007), 5th edition(2010), Fountainhead Press, Southlake, Texas.

PATENTS:

Xin Wei, Yuanjian Deng, Renard L. Thomas, and Bobby L. Wilson,
Instantaneous electrodeposition of metal nanostructures on carbon
nanotubes, filed on December 26, 2007. International patent number
32928/P001WO, pending.

M.S. STUDENTS SUPERVISED:

  1. Jyothi Mallepally, Synthetic and chemical studies of platinum(II) and (IV) complexes with 4-(aminomethyl)-benzenesulfonamide, Fall 2010 Spring 2012.
  2. Jun Wen, Synthesis and characterization of platinum(II) and (IV) complexes with 1H-1,2,4-triazole-3-thiol, Fall 2010 Spring 2012.
  3. Henry Joseph, Determination of unknown species contained in the water/ethanol extract of Lycium Barbarium (Fructus Lycii), Fall 2006 Spring 2007 (Incomplete, transferred to Lamar University).
  4. Ronald Claybon, Biological degradation of select petroleum hydrocarbon compounds on activated carbon substrate, Fall 2005 Fall 2008.
  5. Guangyi Lu, Synthesis and characterization of sulfur-containing platin-like compounds, Spring, 2005 Fall 2007.
  6. Wenluo Zhang, HPLC determination of chromium(III) and chromium(VI) in water using chelating agents, Spring 2001 Spring 2005.
  7. Charlotte Smith, Determination of arsenic in drinking water using high-performance liquid chromatography, Fall 2000 Spring 2004.
  8. Jianxin Lin, Quantitative analysis of polymer-bound N-(4-hydroxyphenyl) retinamide by high-performance liquid chromatography, Fall 2001 Spring
  9. Bachlien Dang, Chemical analysis and toxicity study of Macartney rose, Fall 1999 Spring 2002.
  10. Bhavna Rawal, HPLC separation of metal ions using water soluble chelating reagents, Fall 1998 Sring 2000

M.S./Ph.D. THESIS COMMITTEE MEMBER/GRADUATE SCHOOL REPRESENTATIVE:

  1. Asma Akhter, M.S. in Chemistry (Advisor: Dr. Bobby Wilson), Department of Chemistry, Measuring the trace metals (Mo, Cd, Sn, U and Pb) in drinking water from the Houston area by inductively coupled plasma mass spectroscopy (ICP-MS), Summer 2013.
  2. Jason Caballero, Ph.D. in Pharmacy (Advisor: Dr. Dong Liang), Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Development of self-emulsified drug delivery systems for antifungal drugs, Summer 2012.
  3. Thao Nguyen, M.S. in Biology (Advisor: Dr. Hector Miranda), Department of Biology, Analysis of mutation in mouse heart mitochondrial genome at varying radiation levels, Summer 2012
  4. Mindy Nugyen, M.S. in Chemistry (Advisor: Dr. Xin Wei), Department of Chemistry, Functionalizations and characterizations of polymer-coated-carbon nanotubes reinforced epoxy composites, Spring 2011.
  5. Jenny Luyen Phan, M.S. in Chemistry (Advisor: Dr. Xin Wei, Chemistry), Department of Chemistry, Synthesis and characterization of nickel-coated single-walled carbon nanotubes and polymeric nanocomposites, Summer 2009.

Funding