Mission Areas


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.



Syed Mubeen

Syed Mubeen, PhD

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


Portrait of Syed Mubeen

SunHydrogen names Dr. Syed Mubeen as chief scientific officer

Monday, January 10, 2022
SunHydrogen, Inc. (OTC:HYSR), the developer of a breakthrough technology to produce renewable hydrogen using sunlight and water, today announced the appointment of Dr. Syed Mubeen to the role of Chief Scientific Officer (CSO).
Student Spotlight

'Inside the Lab' series returns with more stories from ITI student researchers

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
Brittany Allen is among several University of Iowa students featured in the Iowa Technology Institute's spotlight series, “Inside the Lab: Student Stories,” promoting the student researchers who make vital contributions to the labs at ITI. In the spotlight series, the students, in their own words, discuss their research experiences, why they chose the University of Iowa, future goals, and more.