Duncan A Young

Duncan A Young
Research Scientist, Institute for Geophysics, Jackson School of Geosciences

Email: duncan@ig.utexas.edu
Work: +1 512 471 0485
Office: ROC 2.268
Mailcode: R2200

Areas of Expertise

Polar remote sensing (especially areogeophysics), glaciology and geoscience. Member of the Europa Clipper project science group, a mission to Jupiters ocean world Europa. Lead for the Europa Clipper's radar instrument's (REASON) Science Data System and science requirements validation and verification. Ice-rock physical interactions in an ice cap context, tectonic evolution of the younger planetary crusts

Research Locations

Current Research Programs & Projects

International Collaborative Exploration of the Cryosphere through Airborne Profiling (ICECAP) ( view )

REASON (Radar for Europa Assessment and Sounding: Ocean to Near-Surface


Select Past Research

Geophysical Investigations of Marie Byrd Land Evolution (GIMBLE)

Steering Group member, Antarchitecture action group, Scientific Committee for Antarctic Research (2019 - Present)

Associate Editor for Geophysics, Advances in Polar Science, (2016 - Present)

Steering Committee member, Antarctic Digital Magnetic Anomaly Project Expert Group, Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (2015 - Present)

Graduate Students

Shuai Yan (Committee Member)

Enrica Quartini, Ph.D., 2018 (Co-supervisor)
University of Texas at Austin
Now at the Georgia Institute of Technology Planetary Habitability and Technology Lab as a laboratory manager.

Gail Muldoon, Ph.D., 2018 (Committee Member)
University of Texas at Austin

Marie Cavitte, Ph.D., 2017 (Committee Member)
University of Texas at AUustin
Now at Université Catholique de Louvain in Belgium as a polar climate postdoc, after a stint in industry.

Brad Gooch, Ph.D., 2016 (Committee Member)

Jamin Greenbaum, Ph.D., 2015 (Committee Member)

Bruce Frederick, Ph.D., 2015 (Committee Member)