Muhammad Boota is currently a PhD candidate in material science and engineering at Drexel University, where he’s working on redox-active hybrid materials for electrochemical energy storage systems under the supervision of Yury Gogotsi. Boota received his BS from Government College University in Pakistan and MS from Uppsala University in Sweden and University College London. He went on to join a joint Erasmus Mundus MS program in Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion which he completed at Paul Sabatier University (France), Warsaw University of Technology (Poland), University of Picardie Jules Verne (France), and Drexel University (U.S.).
Boota has been offered prestigious fellowships and awards, including the Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, the Marie Curie Fellowship, Graduate Research Fellowship, and ECS Summer Fellowship.
Boota is the president of the Philadelphia ECS Student Chapter and is involved in various outreach activities at Drexel. In April 2016, he led the effort to organize the 1st Philadelphia Electrochemical Society Symposium at Drexel University.