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

Faculty Affiliate, Iowa Technology Institute;
Director, Syed Mubeen Research Group;
Assistant Professor, Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Syed Mubeen is an assistant professor in the Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering and the director of the Syed Mubeen Research Group.



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Mubeen expands work to make solar hydrogen viable, renewable resource

A partnership between SunHydrogen and the Syed Mubeen Research Group has been expanded as they work to make hydrogen a viable, efficient renewable energy source.
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ITI seed grants empower researchers to reach for new knowledge

A seed grant program launched by University of Iowa Technology Institute (ITI) to empower researchers to develop new theories, concepts, and approaches has been leveraged to secure externally funded research grants to advance knowledge and ultimately benefit society.
Syed Mubeen

Syed Mubeen

Director, Syed Mubeen Research Group

Assistant professor of chemical and biomedical engineering

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