Duncan A Young

Duncan A Young
Research Associate Professor, 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


Open Polar Radar

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

Megan Kerr (Supervisor)

Shivangini Singh (Co-supervisor)

Shuai Yan, Ph.D., 2023 (Committee Member)
University of Texas at Austin

Wei Wei, Ph.D., 2021 (Committee Member)
Jackson School of Geosciences

Enrica Quartini, Ph.D., 2018 (Co-supervisor)
University of Texas at Austin
Now at Cornell University's, Planetary Habitability and Technology Lab as a laboratory and field manager.

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)