Matthias J. Young

Matthias J. Young

Matthias J. Young, Assistant Professor

Biomedical, Biological and Chemical Engineering

Matthias Young


Matthias J. Young received a BS in chemical engineering from the University of Missouri, and a PhD in chemical engineering from the University of Colorado-Boulder. He is a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program recipient, and a former National Research Council Postdoctoral Fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology in Boulder, Colorado. Young also worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Argonne National Laboratory prior to joining the faculty at the University of Missouri in 2018. He runs the Mizzou Thin Film Coatings and Materials Electrochemistry Lab. Current research projects in his research group focus on understanding and improving electrode materials for energy storage and water treatment applications.


  • PhD from the University of Colorado, Boulder
  • BS from the University of Missouri

Technical Focus

Thin film coatings
Materials electrochemistry
Atomic layer deposition

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