Bernhard Blümich is a Professor of Macromolecular Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University. He has been working in NMR since his undergraduate studies at Technische Universität Berlin. His expertise is in NMR methodology, solid state NMR, NMR imaging of materials and processes, and in mobile NMR. He has published around 350 articles in scientific journals as well as authoring NMR Imaging of Materials (Oxford University Press, 2000) and has edited a number of other books. He founded the Division of Spatially Magnetic Resonance of the Ampere Society and started the International Conference on Magnetic Resonance Microscopy. His contributions to mobile NMR with the development of the NMR-MOUSE were acknowledged with an honorary PhD degree from the Technical University of Cluj Napoca, the Ampere Prize and an honorary membership of the Indian Society of Magnetic Resonance. Currently, he serves as associate editor of the Journal of Magnetic Resonance and as President of the Ampere Society.