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Dr. Sheena Young
Sheena Young is a second year Ph.D. student and GEM fellow in the Snyder Research Group in the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering at the University of Arizona. She earned a bachelors degree in Chemistry from Spelman College, masters in Environmental Engineering from Johns Hopkins University and a masters in Chemistry from University of Maryland, Baltimore County. She has experience developing analytical techniques for the detection of environmental contaminants, chemical weapons and drugs of abuse. Her research at Arizona focuses on the development of analytical methods for the identification of emerging contaminants in a variety of matrices, which include wastewater and beverages. Analysis is performed using the gas chromatography triple quadrupole mass spectrometer and gas chromatography high-resolution time of flight mass spectrometer.