Gregory Young

Associate Professor

  • Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, 2007
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 2001
  • B.S., Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999
  • Advanced Diagnostics and Experimental Testing
  • Energy Systems
  • Propulsions
  • Executive Committee member, International Symposium on Special Topics in Chemical Propulsion, 2018-present
  • Committee member, JANNAF Solid Propellant Burning Rate Workshop, 2018-present
  • Session Chair at the 64th JANNAF Propulsion Meeting, 2017
  • Session Chair at the 47th AIAA Aerospace Sciences Meeting, 2009
  • Gabron Family Fellowship, The Pennsylvania State University, 1999-2001
  • On-The-Spot Award at NSWC-IH, 2003
  • Roger M. Smith Team Award, NSWC-IH, 2004
  • Best Paper Award,  8th International Symposium on Special Topics in Chemical Propulsion Cape Town, 2009
  • Robert B. Dashiell Award for Excellence, NSWC-IH, 2011
  • Dr. Delores M. Etter Scientist and Engineer of the Year Award, NSWC-IHEODTD, 2015

Naval Surface Warfare Center, Indian Head, MD, 2001-2019

  • Mechanical Engineer, Propulsion Branch, 2001–2008
  • Research Scientist, Research Department, 2008–2019
  • Senior Propellant Expert, Research Department, 2013–2018 - Group Leader, Formulations and Combustion Science
  • Senior Technology Leader (STL) for Combustion, June 2018–2019

University of Maryland

  • Advisor Consultant/Lecturer, 2009-2014
  • Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, 2004-2007

The Pennsylvania State University

  • Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department, 1999-2001