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Atmospheric Science

College of Engineering and Applied Science

Min Deng, Senior Research Scientist

Room 6022, Engineering Building
Office Phone: (307) 766-6334


  • B.Sc. Hunan Normal University, China, Physics Education, 1998
  • M.Sc. Chinese Academy of Science, China, Applied Optics, 2001
  • Ph.D. University of Utah, Meteorology, 2006

Research Statement

Dr. Deng’s research focuses on ice cloud properties retrieval algorithm development and data analysis from the ground-base, airborne and satellite active remote sensing measurements. She is also interested in aerosol and fire plume identification and extinction coefficient retrieval with ultra-violet lidar. As the lidar scientist for NSF-funded UW KingAir facility, her emphasis is placed on Wyoming Cloud Lidar instrument calibration and characterization.

Current Projects

  • BB-FLUX: Trace gas emission fluxes from biomass burning sources on the N2UW
  • WECAN: Western Wildfire Experiment for Cloud Chemistry, Aerosol, Absorption and Nitrogen
  • CloudSat Level 2 standard products improvement and operational support

Selected Publications:

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Atmospheric Science,

EN 6034

Dept. 3038

1000 E. University Ave.

Laramie, WY 82071

Phone: (307)766-3245


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