Dr. Chen Pengmestrelab
VP of BD (US and Asia)
Dr. Chen Peng is the Vice President of Business Development for North America and Asia since he joined Mestrelab Research S.L. in May 2008. He got his B.Sc. in Organometallic Chemistry from Wuhan University, China. He obtained his PhD from the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry with a dissertation work on computer-assisted structure elucidation for organic compounds and natural products using 1D and 2D NMR data. Then, for two years, he did he did a post-doctoral research work on selective excitation NMR spectroscopy in Prof Geoffrey Bodenhausen’s group in the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (Tallahassee, FL).
He had worked as the main developer of NMR-SAMS, the first commercial software product for structure elucidation, in Spectrum Research, based on his PhD work. He also worked as a senior software product developer for Felix in Molecular Simulation Inc (Accelrys). He worked as a senior software developer and product manager for NMR related tools in the KnowItAll software package of Wiley.
Since his tenure in Mestrelab, Chen enjoys traveling between states/countries to present Mnova to universities and companies onsite or at tradeshows. He also brings back feedback and custom development projects to the Development Group. Occasionally he jumps on writing Mnova scripts for customers with special needs, and actually a few of those scripts were further developed to Mnova plugins such as qNMR and Screen.