matthias young

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Researcher to study ways to prevent gum formation in fuel

A Mizzou Engineer will study how nitrogen-rich molecules in fuel interact with the vessel fuel is stored in to see if surface chemistry causes gum formation.

Bottle of water on table in front of ocean.

New method could use less energy to turn seawater into drinking water

A Mizzou Engineer is taking another look at a desalination system that uses electricity to pull ions out of water.

Device used to measure material properties

Designing new ways to understand material

A Mizzou Engineer has designed two techniques for understanding the behavior of materials. The discoveries could be a game-changer for material scientists working to improve batteries and other technologies.

Portrait: Matthias Young

Young Honored with Top Investigator Award

Matthias Young, assistant professor in biomedical, biological and chemical engineering, received the prestigious 2020 Paul H. Holloway Young Investigator Award from the American Vacuum Society (AVS) Thin Film Division.