Sierra Young

Water

Assistant Professor


Sierra Young

Contact Information

Office Location: ENGR 228, UWRL 240
Phone: 435-797-1519
Email: sierra.young@usu.edu
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Educational Background

PhD, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
Human-robot interaction for telemanipulation by small unmanned aerial systems
MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015
Robot-Assisted Measurement in Data-Sparse Regions
BS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Cornell University, 2014

Biography

Dr. Sierra Young is an Assistant Professor in the Utah Water Research Laboratory and Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at Utah State University. She received her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering as a Department of Defense Fellow from the University of Illinois in 2018.

Teaching Interests

Dr. Young teaches courses on applied computer vision for civil and environmental engineers and introductory programming.

Research Interests

Broadly speaking, Dr. Young's research focuses on the development of field robotics, automation, and sensing systems for environmental and agricultural applications, and advancing manipulation for unoccupied aerial systems (UAS).

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      Graduate Students Mentored

      Mitchell Bailey, Electrical & Computer Engr, August 2022
      Hemanth Dakshinamurthy, Civil & Environmental Engr, January 2022