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Welcome to the website of Prof. Reza Shahbazian-Yassar's research group at the University of Illinois at Chicago!


We specialize in fundamental and nanoscale studies of materials for electrochemical energy storage. Our current research focuses on advanced materials and nanostructures for electrical energy storage, nanoelectronics, and healthcare applications.


We use in-situ characterization techniques to understand complex multi-physics problems at the nanoscale. Our research group pioneers the development and utilization of in-situ battery testing holders in Transmission Electron Microscopes (TEM) to visualize the battery reactions during charge/discharge in real time with an unprecedented resolution.


  • Wentao publishes his work on Li2O2 in JACS. Congratulations to Wentao and his team!
    Posted: 25 July 2019

  • Ram's review on magnesium battery electrolytes has now been published in Energy Storage Materials.
    Access it for free with this link until October 20, 2019!
    Posted: 22 May 2019

  • Soroosh's review on thermal stability of LiCoO2 is now online in Advanced Energy Materials.
    Posted: 29 April 2019

  • Soroosh's work on LiCoO2 has been published in Advanced Functional Materials. Congratulations to the team!
    Posted: 5 April 2019

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