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M.A.A. Amin, PhD

Assistant Professor
  • EDUCATION

2014                PhD

                        Physics Department, City University of New York, United State

2009                Master

                        Physics Department, City College of New York, United States

                           

  • CURRENT POSITIONS

2018 –              Assistant Professor

                        Department of Sciences, University of Groningen, Netherlands

2017 –              Research Scientist

                        Center for Free Electron Laser Science, Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron, Germany

 

  • PREVIOUS POSITIONS

2016 – 2017     Guest Scientist

                        Physical Biosciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, United States

2015 – 2017     Assistant Professor

                        Center for Photonics and Smart Materials, Zewail City, Egypt

2014 – 2015     Computer Science Postdoc

                        Physical Biosciences, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, United States

2013 – 2014     Adjunct Lecturer 

                        Physics Department, Hunter College, City University of New York, United States

2011 – 2014     Adjunct Lecturer 

                        Physics Department, New Jersey City University, United States

2010 – 2014     Teaching Assistant 

                        Physics Department, City College of University of New York, United States

2009 – 2014     Research Assistant 

                        Research Foundation of the City University of New York, United States

2007 – 2008     Software Engineer

                        PERI Software Solutions, United States

2005 – 2006     Programmable Logic Controllers Engineer

                        AT&E Inc., Egypt

  • FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS 

2009-2014        Ph.D scholarship, The City University of New York, NY, United States

2011                 Award of Excellence, Baruch’ 60 Center for Biomedical Solar Energy Research, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA, United States

2010                 Travel Award, The City University of New York, NY, United States

PUPLICATIONS 

  • Robust and accurate computational estimation of the polarizability tensors of macromolecules, Muhamed Amin, Hebatalla Samy, Jochen Küpper, 2019, Phys. Chem. Lett. 1011 2938-2943
  • Relative stability of the S2 isomers of the oxygen evolving complex of photosystem II D Kaur, W Szejgis, J Mao, M Amin, KM Reiss, M Askerka, X Cai, ...
    Photosynthesis research, 1-11
  • Combined QM/MM and Monte Carlo study for redox levelling in Mn and Fe Superoxide Dismutase, Muhamed Amin*, Zainab Mohamed, Mohamed El-Sayed, Asmaa samy, Afnan Sultan, Mahmoud Bassuoni, Mohamed El-Kordi, 2018, Journal of Biological Inorganic Chemistry23 (2), 285-293
  • Drop-on-Demand Sample Delivery for Studying Biocatalysts in Action at XFELs, Franklin D. Fuller,……, Muhamed Amin,…….,Junko Yano, 2017Nature Methods14 (4), 443
  • Radiation Damage in XFEL: Case study from the oxygen-evolving complex of Photosystem II, Muhamed Amin (corresponding author), Ashraf Badawi and S. S. A. Obayya(2016). Rep. 6, 36492
  • Quantum Effects In Imaging Nano-Structures Using Photon-Induced Near-Field Electron Microscopy, Naglaa Etman, Afaf M.A.Said, Khaled Atia, Reem Sultan, M.F.O.Hameed, Muhamed Amin*, S.S.Obayya. 2019, Sci Rep.9 (1), 6139
  • Thermodynamics of the S2-to-S3 State Transition of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Amin, Muhamed*; Yang, Ke; Wang, Jimin; Mohamed, Zainab; Brudvig, Gary; Gunner, Marilyn; Batista, Victor  Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics
  • Characterization of Ammonia Binding to the Second Coordination Shell of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II Manoj Mandal, Mikhail Askerka, Gourab Banerjee, Muhamed Amin, Gary Brudvig, Victor S Batista, Marilyn Gunner, 2017 Dalton Transactions 46 (46), 16089-16095
  • X-ray Free Electron Laser Radiation Damage through the S-State Cycle of the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II, Muhamed Amin*, Mikhail Askerka, Victor S Batista, Gary W Brudvig, Marilyn R Gunner,2017, J. Phys. Chem. B 121 (40), 9382-9388
  • Combined Solid-State NMR and Computational Approach for Probing the CO2 Binding Sites in a Porous-Organic Polymer, Michele R Chierotti, Muhamed Amin, Youssef S Hassan, Rana R Haikal, Claudio Garino, Mohamed H Alkordi, 2017, J. Phys. Chem. C,121 (16), 8850-8856
  • Synergism of carbon nanotubes and porous-organic polymers (POPs) in CO2 fixation: One-pot approach for bottom-up assembly of tunable heterogeneous catalyst, Rana R. Haikal,  Ahmed B. Soliman, Muhamed Amin, Stavros G. Karakalos, Youssef S. Hassan, Ahmed M. Elmansi, Inas H. Hafez, Mohamed R. Berber, Abdou Hassanien, Mohamed H. Alkordi, 2017 Applied Catalysis B: Environmental207 347-357.
  • Radiation Damage in XFEL: Case study from the oxygen-evolving complex of Photosystem II, Muhamed Amin*, Ashraf Badawi and S. S. A. Obayya (2016). Sci. Rep. 6, 36492
  • Effect of Chloride Depletion on the Magnetic Properties and the Redox Leveling of the Oxygen Evolving Complex in Photosystem IIMuhamed Amin*, Ravi Pokhrel, Gary W. Brudvig, Ashraf Badawi and S. S. A. Obayya (2016J. Phys. Chem. B 120, 4243-4248.
  • Proton-coupled Electron Transfer During the S-state Transitions of the Oxygen-evolving Complex of Photosystem IIMuhamed Amin, Leslie Vogt, Witold Szejgis, Serguei Vassiliev, Gary W. Brudvig, Doug Bruce and M. R. Gunner (2015) J. Phys. Chem. B 119, 7366-7377.
  • Improving the accuracy for Photosystem II and other XFEL structures, Nicholas K Sauter, Aaron Brewster, Johan Hattne, Muhamed Amin, Jan Kern, Vittal K Yachandra, (2014) Acta Cryst 70, C571
  • Electrostatic Effects on Proton Coupled Electron Transfer in Oxomanganese Complexes Inspired by the Oxygen-Evolving Complex of Photosystem II, Muhamed Amin, Leslie Vogt, Serguei Vassiliev, Ivan Rivalta, Mohammad M. Sultan, Doug Bruce, Gary W. Brudvig, Victor S. Batista and M. R. Gunner (2013) J. Phys. Chem. B 117, 6217-6226.
  • Molecular mechanisms for generating, Gunner MR, Muhamed Amin, Zhu X, Lu J. (2013) transmembrane proton gradients. Biochim. Biophys. Acta1827: 892-913
  • Structural-Functional Role of Chloride in Photosystem II, Ivan Rivalta, Muhamed Amin, Sandra Luber, Serguei Vassiliev, Ravi Pokhrel, Yasufumi Umena, Keisuke Kawakami, Jian-Ren Shen, Nobuo Kamiya, Doug Bruce, Gary W. Brudvig, M. R. Gunner and Victor S. Batista (2011) Biochemistry 50, 6312-6315.
Last modified:06 October 2019 4.48 p.m.

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9718 BG GRONINGEN
The Netherlands