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Top NMSU researcher and Westhafer Award recipient Shuguang Deng is advancing science in sustainable energy and clean water applications.

NMSU's Shuguang Deng is a celebrated professor and researcher who has created internationally known research programs in hydrogen fuel cells and water treatment technology. He has obtained $6 million in grants through which 24 graduate students, as well as undergraduates and post-doctoral fellows, have had the opportunity to work under his advisement.

The Bob Davis Professor in Chemical Engineering is currently focusing on advanced materials for sustainable energy and clean water applications. He also is leading work on algal biomass extraction and conversion for the production of biodiesel and other high-grade fuels for transportation.

Deng has received numerous awards throughout his career, including the most recent honor as the 2012 Westhafer Award recipient.

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