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Shuguang Deng

Las Cruces Campus
Chemical Engineering


Areas of Expertise

  • Nanostructured Materials
  • Hydrogen And Methane Storage Through Clathrate Formation
  • Gas Separation And Purification
  • Membrane Distillation For Brackish Water Desalination
  • Potable Water Purification
  • Air Pollution Control; Biofuels

Expert Background

Shuguang Deng left a successful career in private industry as a process engineer to join the faculty at New Mexico State University with the purpose of conducting research on energy, the environment and water. His efforts have earned him worldwide recognition, and he was named the first recipient of a Fulbright Distinguished Chair in Energy Conservation. Deng, the Robert Davis Distinguished Professor in Chemical Engineering, graduated with bachelor?s and master?s of science degrees in chemical engineering from Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China. He received his doctoral degree in chemical engineering from the University of Cincinnati. Deng joined the NMSU chemical engineering faculty as an assistant professor in 2003. He is a full professor and the holder of the first Bob Davis Professorship. Deng has published more than 100 peer-refereed journal and book articles, has received 19 patents/applications, and has made nearly 90 conference presentations. Deng has created research programs at NMSU in hydrogen fuel cells and water treatment technology, obtaining grants of approximately $6 million through which 24 graduate students, as well as undergraduates and post-doctoral fellows, have had the opportunity to work under his advisement.  

Shuguang  Deng

Highest Degree

University of Cincinnati

Expert Languages

Chinese, English