Ruihua was born and grew up in Quanzhou, a warm and beautiful city in Fujian Province, Southern China. She obtained her BSc in Chemistry from Xiamen University in 2016 under the guidance of Professor Chaoyong James Yang and received Undergraduate Research training under the supervision of Professor Wei Lin at Baylor Institute for Immunology Research in Texas. She earned her PhD in Energy Chemistry from Xiamen University under the supervision of Professor Cao Yang and Professor Chaoyong James Yang. Her graduate research encompassed single-cell protein analysis based on microfluidics, on-chip electrocatalysis of two-dimensional materials, and single-crystal electrical transport of nanoclusters and Metal-Organic Frameworks. In January 2022, she joined the Stoddart Group at Northwestern University as a Postdoctoral Fellow. Her current research interests focus on energy materials and Molecular Machines.
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