Group Members

Principle Investigator


Professor Ou Chen

Principle Investigator


Assistant professor, Chemistry, Brown University
Research scientist, Chemistry, MIT
Post-doctoral, Chemistry, MIT
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Florida
B.S., Chemical Physics, University of Science and Technology of China
Email: ouchen@brown.edu

Post-doctoral Researchers


Dr. Yasutaka Nagaoka

Post-doctoral Researcher


Post-doc fellow, Chemistry, Brown University
Post-doc associate, Chemistry, University of Florida
Ph.D., Chemistry, University of Florida, 2014
M.S., Chemistry, Keio University, 2008
B.S., Chemistry, Keio University
Email: yasuyasu@brown.edu
Blog: https://yasunanoyo.blogspot.com

Graduate Students


Katie Hills-Kimball

Graduate Student


Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, Brown University
B.S., Chemistry, Plymouth State University, 2014
Email: katie_hills-kimball@brown.edu

Yucheng Yuan

Graduate Student


Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, Brown University
M.S., Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Tianjin University, 2015
B.S., Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tianjin University, 2012
Email: yucheng_yuan@brown.edu

Hua Zhu

Graduate Student


Ph. D. Candidate in Chemistry, Brown University
B.S., Chemistry, Fudan University, 2015
Email: hua_zhu@brown.edu

Hanjun Yang

Graduate Student


Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, Brown University
B.S., Chemistry, Peking University, 2016
Email: hanjun_yang@brown.edu

Tong Cai

Graduate Student


Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, Brown University
B.S., Chemistry, Peking University, 2017
B.A., Economics (Double major), Peking University, 2017
Email: tong_cai@brown.edu

Junyu Wang

Graduate Student


Ph.D. Candidate in Chemistry, Brown University
M.S., Materials of Science and Engineering, University of Florida, 2017
B.S., Chemistry, Southeast University, 2015
Email: junyu_wang@brown.edu

Visting Scholars and Students


Ping Wang

Visiting Scholar


Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, Brown University, 2018
Associate Professor, The State Key Laboratory of Electroanalytical Chemistry, CIAC, CAS
Short-term Visiting Scholar, Chemistry, University of Florida, 2009
Ph.D., Physical Chemistry, Jilin University, 2009
B.S., Applied Chemistry, Jilin University, 2004
Email: ping_wang@brown.edu
ping@ciac.ac.cn

Zhenyang Liu

Visiting Student


Visiting Student, Chemistry, Brown University
Ph.D. Candidate, School of Science, Beijing Jiaotong University, 2016-present
M.S. Chemistry, Beijing Jiaotong University, 2016
B.S. Chemistry, Baoding University, 2012
Email: zhenyang_liu@brown.edu

Wenwu Shi

Visiting Student


Ph.D. Candidate in physics, University of electronic science and technology of China, 2016-present MS, Physics, University of electronic science and technology of China, 2016 BS, Physics, Sichuan University of arts and science, 2014 Email: wenwu_shi@brown.edu

Undergrad Students


Lulu Cao

Undergraduate Student


B.S., Candidate in Pre-medical School
Expected 2018
Email: can_cao@brown.edu

Maria Jesus Perez

Undergraduate Student


B.S., Chemical Engineering
Expected 2019
Email: maria_jesus_perez@brown.edu

Chen Group Alumni