Research Topics

  • Advanced materials
  • Biodevices
  • Energy generation and storage
  • Manufacturing processes
  • Nanotechnology
  • Sensors

The Syed Mubeen Research Group exploits the unique properties of nanomaterials, in conjunction with electrochemistry, in technologies designed for use in several areas. Through material synthesis and material characterization, the lab develops novel systems that operate under conditions with real-world benefits. Applications center on energy conversion and storage, biomedical devices, and water treatment.


Research Team

Syed Mubeen

Syed Mubeen, PhD

Director, Syed Mubeen Research Group
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering


Oxygen Concentrator Mubeen Raghavan

Innovation focuses on pandemic need: ITI researchers propose novel oxygen concentrator

University of Iowa Technology Institute scientists are designing and testing a novel prototype of an oxygen concentrator. The Iowa proposal simplifies the design so the product is easier to produce and maintain, and could benefit hospitals in the U.S. and around the globe.
Chemistry Communications Journal

ITI researchers' paper makes cover of prestigious journal

The research findings of several University of Iowa scientists was featured on the front cover of the Royal Society of Chemistry's Chemical Communications journal.
Syed Mubeen

Syed Mubeen

Director, Syed Mubeen Research Group

Assistant professor of chemical and biomedical engineering

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