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 UniversityScienMag,, 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!

Dec. 18th, 2021 -  Our paper "In situ bulk magnetization measurement reveals the state of charge of redox flow batteries” has been accepted to publish in ChemComm! A great Christmas gift!

Dec. 2nd, 2021 - Evan gave a talk for Toni's Group at TU/e on the application of NMR for studying redox flow batteries. Exciting collaborations are on the way. 

Nov. 19th, 2021 - Evan gave a talk at the Dutch NMR Discussion Group on the development and application of operando NMR for studying redox flow batteries and electrocatalysis.

Nov. 16th, 2021 - Evan pitched his idea of magnetic field - enhanced green synthesis of fertilizer at the NWO Innovation Festival.

Nov. 11st, 2021 - Evan gave a talk for Wen Liu's group at NTU on the applications of solid-state NMR for studying heterogeneous catalysis. 

Oct. 21st, 2021 - Welcome to Dr. Bing Wu who is joining us from Dublin! Bing will work with Arno and Evan on developing microfluidic NMR technology on the 950 MHz system.

Oct. 13th, 2021 - a brand new Bruker Avance NEO console (photo credit: Dr. Ernst van Eck) for the 600 MHz system has been unpacked. Thanks to the leadership of Prof. Arno Kentgens, the consoles for the 400, 600 and 850 MHz systems in the MRRC will be upgraded to the state-of-the-art Avance NEOs. With these upgrades, exciting science is on the way!


Sept. 12th, 2021 - Ducks, our unofficial mascot, chill out outside the NMR center. 

Sept. 8th, 2021 - The in situ NMR probe has arrived! Getting ready for in situ studies of electrocatalysis. 


Sept. 1st, 2021 - Evan moves to Nijmegen and starts his own line of research. Hello Netherlands!

Aug. 8th, 2021 - Hello World!