Sean Young

Contact

saqyoung AT stanford DOT edu

Education history

Ph.D. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2021 (expected)

M.S. Aeronautics and Astronautics, Stanford University, 2017

B.S. Aerospace Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015

B.S. Physics, The University of Texas at Austin, 2015

Current projects

  • Space Environment Electrical Power Subsystem (SEEPS): an family of energy harvesting schemes for harvesting energy from space plasmas, micrometeoroids, and planetary magnetic fields
  • Developing RF instrumentation for hypervelocity impact testing
  • Analysis of impact data to determine origin of and characteristics of electromagnetic pulses
  • Improving shape function kinetics (SFK) code with multiscale particle representation and adaptivity

Research interests

  • In-situ resource utilization for small spacecraft
  • Enabling technologies for deep space exploration using CubeSats

Awards

Presentations

  • Young, S. Close, S., "Power Generation Supporting CubeSat Exploration of the Outer Solar System," 2019 CubeSat Developers Workshop