Nov. 22nd, 2022 - Evan attended Jelte Steen's PhD defence ceremony and presented operando NMR methods for studying redox flow batteries and electrochemical ammonia synthesis at the University of Groningen. Congratulations on the beautiful PhD thesis Organic Radicals for Symmetric Redox Flow Batteries, Dr. Jelte Steen.   

Nov. 16th, 2022 - Evan presented an overview of redox flow battery development for the energy storage cluster meeting of Kiemt at the industrial park in Arnhem.  

Nov. 9th, 2022 - After the Bruker trip, Evan visited Danila Barskiy's group at Helmholtz Institute Mainz and Johannes Gutenberg University. Evan presented the application of NMR methods for studying electrochemistry. It has been a very pleasant visit. Thank you for the hospitality, Danila!

Nov. 8th, 2022 - Arno and Evan visited Bruker Ettlingen campus. Bruker not only makes scientific instruments, but they also made a submarine sometime ago!


Oct. 27th, 2022 - Welcome to Giu, Kaan and Zhiyu who join the group! Exciting science is ahead of all of us!

Oct. 22th, 2022 - Evan talks about the application of NMR for battery research at the SUPERBAT international battery workshop in Madrid. A mini Grey group alumni reunion afterwards, including our next-gen scientist.


Oct. 6th, 2022 - Together with Guido Dalessi, Julian Tornow and Marlies Claasen, Evan discussed how flow battery could contribute to our sustainable future for The Future of Us event in Arnhem.

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Sept. 22nd, 2022 - Nature Chemistry news & views on our recent work by Antoni Forner-Cuenca, "Bringing redox organics back to life".

Sept. 21st, 2022 - Ruipeng gave a beautiful talk on operando NMR study of electrochemical synthesis of ammonia in front of a large audience for the annual Dutch chemistry meeting CHAINS.


Sept. 1st, 2022 - Evan gave a talk on operando NMR methods for studying redox flow batteries and ammonia synthesis for NextGenChem@NL in Groningen.

July 14th, 2022 - Bing gave a talk on his work on NMR microcoils and Ruipeng presented a poster on operando NMR for studying electrochemical ammonia synthesis for Euromar 2022 in Utrecht.

June 24th, 2022 - Evan gave a talk on operando NMR methods for studying redox flow batteries and electrochemical conversion for ECCM Conference in Hague.

June 16th, 2022 - Our work on in situ electrochemical recomposition of decomposed redox-active species in aqueous organic flow batteries is published in Nature Chemistry! News articles from University of Cambridge, Harvard University, Radboud University, Nature ChemistryScienMag,, Science Daily, EurekAlert, PV magazine.

June 9th, 2022 - Evan gave a talk on operando NMR methods for studying redox flow batteries at the Pittcon symposium Advanced Analytical Techniques for the Study of Energy Conversion and Storage.

May 18th, 2022 - Welcome to Prof. Romà Tauler from CSIC and Dr. Sin Yong Teng from the Chemometrics Department who visited our lab!

May 18th, 2022 - Welcome to Prof. Ulla Gro Nielsen from the University of Southern Denmark who visited our lab and gave a fantastic departmental seminar!

May 13th, 2022 - Welcome to Prof. Clare Grey from the University of Cambridge who paid us a visit on a lovely day!

Apr. 11th, 2022 - Welcome to Dr. Anna Bergljót Gunnarsdóttir from the University of Iceland. Anna is going to work with us on the ammonia synthesis project!

Apr. 4th, 2022 - Evan gave a colloquium on operando NMR methods for studying electrocatalysis and redox flow batteries at the Department of Radiation Science and Technology TU Delft.

Mar. 3rd, 2022 -  Arno Kentgens and Evan Zhao talked to C2W about the insights NMR spectroscopy can obtain for battery research.

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Jan. 3rd, 2022 -  New year interview with our new dean of Faculty of Science, Sijbrand de Jong. Being hopeful and having many research resolutions for the new year, stay tuned!

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Nov. 29th, 2022 - The H-X in situ echem NMR probe has arrived! This will enable us to study multiple nuclei during electrocatalysis.