Seth Young

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Seth Young

McConnell Chair of Aviation and Director, Center for Aviation Studies, Associate Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering, College of Engineering


Suite 228B
2036 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH

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  • Ph.D., Civil & Environmental Engineering / Transportation, University of California, Berkeley, 1998
  • M.S., Industrial Engineering / Operations Research, University of California, Berkeley, 1991
  • B.A., Applied Mathematics, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1990

Seth Young is the John McConnell Chair of Aviation and Director of The Center for Aviation Studies and an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering at The Ohio State University. Dr. Young's research focuses on issues of planning, operations, security engineering, and financing of civil use airports, as well as in data analytics applications to aviation. Dr. Young has published numerous journal articles in the aviation field and is a co-author of the leading texts on airport planning, design, and management. Dr. Young holds a Ph.D. In Civil and Environmental Engineering/Transportation and an MS in Industrial Engineering /Operations Research from the University of California, Berkeley, and a B.A. in Applied Mathematics from the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Young is a certified flight instructor and holds an instrument-rated commercial airplane and seaplane pilot’s certificate from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

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