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Dr. Banghao  Chen

Dr. Banghao Chen

Director of NMR Facilities, Senior Research Associate

Ph.D. in Chemistry

Contact Information
2003 CSL 850.644.3334
1009 & 5100 CSL
012 & 703 DLC
Research Website


- NMR Lab and Facility Management
- Applications of NMR in wide range of fields, such as: chemistry, biology, material science,
medicine, petroleum industry, and environmental study, etc


47. M. Polapally, B. Chen, J. Kinyon, B. Yan, N. Dalal, “Self-assembled hybrid solid of luminescent Ru (II)/Cu (II) polypyridyl metal-organic framework”, Inorganic Chemistry Communications, 2017, 84, 93-95.
46. L. Gill, A. Beste, B. Chen, M. Li, A. KP Mann, S. H Overbury, E.W Hagaman, “Fast MAS 1H NMR Study of Water Adsorption and Dissociation on the (100) Surface of Ceria Nanocubes: A Fully Hydroxylated, Hydrophobic Ceria Surface”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2017, 121, 7450–7465
45. N. Gupta, A. Kaur, A. Khanna, F. González , B. Chen, “Structure-properties Correlation in TiO2-Bi2O3-B2O3-TeO2 glass” . Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2017, 470, 168-177.
44. A Kaur, A Khanna, H Bhatt, M Gónzález-Barriuso, F González, B Chen, M. Deo “B O and Te O speciation in bismuth tellurite and bismuth borotellurite glasses by FTIR, 11 B MAS-NMR and Raman spectroscopy” Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2017, 470, 19-26.
43. A. Kaur, A. Khanna, M Gónzález-Barriuso, F. González, B. Chen, “Short-range structure and thermal properties of alumino-tellurite glasses”. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2017, 470, 14-18.
42. B. Kandasamy, B.S. Bassil, J. Beckmann, B. Chen, N. Dalal, U. Kortz, "pH-Dependent Assembly of Cyclobutyltellurium(IV)-Containing Dimeric Tungstoarsenates(III)", Journal of Cluster Science, 2017, 28, 825-837.
41. A. Dragulescu-Andrasi, L. Z. Miller, B. Chen, D. T. McQuade, M. Shatruk, “Facile Conversion of Red Phosphorous to Soluble Polyphosphide Anions by Reaction with Potassium Ethoxide”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2016, 55, 3904-08.
40. R. Liu, G. Zhang, H. Cao, S. Zhang, Y. Xie, A. Haider, U. Kortz, B. Chen, N. Dalal, Y. Zhao, L. Zhi, C. Wu, L. Yan, Z. Su, B. Keita, “Enhanced Proton and Electron Reservoir Abilities of Polyoxometalate Grafted on Graphene for Highly Performance Hydrogen Evolution”, Energy Environ. Sci., 2016, 9, 1012-1023
39. A. Kaur, A. Khanna, F. González , C. Pesquera, B. Chen, “Structural, optical, dielectric and thermal properties of molybdenum tellurite and borotellurite glasses. Journal of Non-Crystalline Solids, 2016, 444, 1–10.
38. A. Penkova, M. E. Dmitrienko, M. P. Sokolova, B. Chen, T.V. Plisko, D.A. Markelove, S.S. Ermakov, “Impact of fullerene loading on the structure and transport properties of polysulfone mixed-matrix membranes”, J. Mater. Sci., 2016, 51(16) 7652-7659
37. A. Royappa, Royappa, A.; Moral, R.; Rheingold, A.; Papoular, R.; Blum, D.; Duong, T.; Stepherson, J.; Vu, O.; Mercer, A.; Pekarek, A.; Kelly, D.; Andre, G.; Kourkoumelis, N.; Suchomel, M.; Chen, B.; Golen, J., “Copper(I) Oxalate Complexes: Synthesis, Structures and Surprises”, Polyhedron 2016, 119, 563-574.
36. L. Zhang, K. Chen, B. Chen, J. L. White, D. E. Resasco, “Stability of Zeolite Faujasite under Various Water Partial Pressures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, 137,11810-11819.
35. N. Kaur, A. Khanna, M. Gónzález-Barriuso, F. González, B. Chen, “Effects of Al3+, W6+, Nb5+, and Pb2+ on the structure and properties of borotellurite glasses” J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 2015, 429, 153-163.
34. B. Kandasamy, B.S. Bassil, J. Beckmann, B. Chen, N. Dalal, U. Kortz, “Incorporation of Organotellurium(IV) in Polyoxometalates”, J. Organometalic Chem., 2015, 796, 33-38.
33. X. Ma, P. Chai, B. Chen, E. Lochner, S. E Latturner, “RFe 2 MgxAl 8− x (R= La–Nd and Sm; x≈ 0.8): Flux synthesis, structure, magnetic and electrical properties”, J. Solid State Chem. 2015, 229, 181-187.
32. P. Nayar , A. Khanna , D. Kabiraj , S.R. Abhilash, B.D. Beake , Y. Losset , B. Chen: “Structural, optical and mechanical properties of amorphous and crystalline alumina thin films” Thin Solid Films, 2014, 568,19–24.
31. T. V. Blankenship, B. Chen, S. E. Latturner, “Ca53In13B4-xH23+x : "a complex calcium indium subhydride featuring ionic and metallic regions”, Chem. Mater. 2014, 26(10) , 3202-3208.
30. A. Khanna, A. Saini, B. Chen, F. González, B. Ortiz, “Structural characterization of PbO–B2O3–SiO2 glasses”, Phys. Chem. Glasses: Eur. J. Glass Sci. Technol. B, 2014, 55 (2), 65–73
29. A. Penkova, S. Acquah, M. Dmitrenko, B. Chen, K. Semenov, H. Kroto, “Transport properties of cross-linked fullerenol–PVA membranes”, Carbon, 2014, 76, 446-450.
28. A. Khanna, A. Saini, B. Chen, F. González , C. Pesquera, “Structural study of bismuth borosilicate, aluminoborate and aluminoborosilicate glasses by 11B and 27Al MAS NMR spectroscopy and thermal analysis” J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 2013, 373-374, 34-41.
27. E. L. Zodrow , R. Helleur, U. Werner-Zwanziger, B. Chen, J. A. D'Angelo, “Spectrochemical study of coalified Trigonocarpus grandis (Pennsylvaniantree-fern ovule, Canada): Implications for fossil–organ linkage”, International Journal of Coal Geology 2013,109–110, 24–35.
26. L. Z. Miller, J. L. Steinbacher, T. I. Houjeiry, A. R. Longstreet, K. L. Woodberry, B. F. Gupton, B. Chen, R. Clark, D. T. McQuade, “Controlled Synthesis of Silica Capsules: Taming the Reactivity of SiCl4 Using Flow and Chemistry”, J. Flow Chem. 2012.
25. P. Tucker, J. Nyffeler, B. Chen,; A. Ozarowski, , R. Stillwell, S. Latturner, “A tale of two metals: New cerium iron borocarbide intermetallics grown from rare-earth/transition metal eutectic fluxes” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134,12138-12148
24. X. Ma; B. Chen; S. E. Latturner, “Synthesis and Properties of New Multinary Silicides R5Mg5Fe4AlxSi18–x (R = Gd, Dy, Y, x ≈ 12) Grown in Mg/Al Flux”, Inorganic Chemistry, 2012, 51 (11), 6089–6095
23. S. D. Bhagat, J. Chatterjee, B. Chen, A. E. Stiegman, “High Refractive Index Polymers Based on Thiol−Ene Cross-Linking Using Polarizable Inorganic/Organic Monomers”, Macromolecules, 2012, 45,1174-1181.
22. E. W. Hagaman, B. Chen, J. Jiao, W. Parsons, “Solid-State 17O NMR Study of Benzoic Acid Adsorption On Metal Oxide Surfaces”, Solid-state NMR, 2012, 41, 60-67
21. J. L. MacDonald, U. Werner-Zwanziger, B. Chen, J. W. Zwanziger, D. Forgeron, "A 43Ca and 13C NMR Study of the Chemical Interaction Between Poly(ethylene-vinylacetate) and White Cement During Hydration," Solid State NMR, 2011, 40, 78-83.
20. C.D.L. Saunders, L.E. Longobardi, M.D. Lumsden, N. Burford, U. Werner-Zwanziger, B. Chen, R. Mcdonald, “Comprehensive Chemical Characterization of Complexes Involving Lead-Amino Acid Interactions” , Inorg. Chem. 2011, 50(7), 2799-2810
19. B. Chen, Y. Huang, “Formation of Microporous Material AlPO4-18 under Dry-Gel Conversion Conditions”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2011, 143,14-21
18. B. Chen, U. Werner-Zwanziger, J. W. Zwanziger, M. L. F. Nascimento, L. Ghussn, E. D. Zanotto, “Correlation of network structure with devitrification mechanism in lithium and sodium diborate glasses”, J. Non-Crystalline Solids , 2010, 356(44-49), 2641-2644.
17. E. W. Hagaman, J. Jiao, B. Chen, Z. Ma, H. Yin, S. Dai, “Surface aluminium Surface alumina species on modified titanium dioxide: A solid-state 27Al MAS and 3QMAS NMR investigation of catalyst supports”, Solid-state NMR, 2010, 37, 82-90.
16. B. Chen, C. Kirby, Y. Huang, “An Investigation of the Crystallization of Molecular Sieve AlPO4-5 by Dry-gel Conversion Method”, J. Phys. Chem. C, 2009, 113, 15868-15876
15. B. Chen, U. Werner-Zwanziger, M. L. F. Nascimento, L. Ghussn, E. D. Zanotto, J. W. Zwanziger, “Structural Similarity on Multiple Length Scales and its Relation to Devitrification Mechanism: A Solid-State NMR Study of Alkali Diborate Glasses and Crystals”, J. Phys. Chem. C 2009, 113, 20725-20732.
14. B. Chen, Y. Huang, “Dry Gel Conversion Synthesis of SAPO- and CoAPO-based Molecular Sieves by Using Structurally Related Preformed AlPO Precursors as the Starting Materials”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater., 2009, 123, 71-77.
13. A. Bajaj, A. Khanna, B. Chen, J. G. Longstaffe, U-Werner Zwanziger, J. W. Zwanziger, Y. Gómez, F. González, “Structural investigations of bismuth borate glasses and crystalline phases”, J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 2009, 355, 45-53.
12. Z. Yan, B. Chen, Y. Huang, “A solid-state NMR study of the formation of molecular sieve SAPO-34”, Solid-state NMR, 2009, 35, 49-60.
11. S. Culf, U. Werner-Zwanziger, K. N. Robertson, B. Chen, M. Čuperlović-Culf, D. A. Barnett, R.J. Ouellette, “Polymeric and Polymer-ligated Spirocyclic Zwitterionic Janovsky Complexes”, Tetrahedron Letters. 2009, 50, 2762-2766.
10. B. Chen, Y. Huang, “Monitoring the Formation of AEL Molecular Sieve by Dry-Gel Conversion Method”, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 2007, 170A, 377-382.
9. J. G. Longstaffe, B. Chen, Y. Huang, “Characterization of the Amorphous Phases Formed during the Synthesis of Microporous Material AlPO4-5”, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2007, 98, 21-28.
8. B. Chen, Y. Huang, “Examining the Self-assembly of Microporous Material AlPO4-11 by Dry-Gel Conversion” J. Phys. Chem. C, 2007, 111, 15236-15243.
7. B. Chen, Y. Huang, “Investigation of Crystallization of Microporous Materials by Dry-Gel Conversion”, Stud. Surf. Sci. Catal. 2007, 170A, 222-227.
6. B. Chen, Y. Huang, “17O Solid-state NMR Spectroscopic Studies of the Involvement of Water Vapor in Molecular Sieves Formation by Dry-Gel Conversion”, J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6437-6446.