Sierra Young

Assistant Professor

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Dr. Sierra Young is an Assistant Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering at North Carolina State University, focusing on the use of robotics and automation for sensing and sense-making in agricultural, natural, and urban systems, and human-robot interaction for small unmanned systems. Before arriving at North Carolina State, she worked as a Visiting Scholar in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering Department at Iowa State University. Dr. Young received her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering as a Department of Defense NDSEG Fellow with a focus on the human-robot interaction for physical object manipulation by small unmanned aerial systems from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2018.

Education

Ph.D. 2018

Civil Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

M.S. 2015

Civil Engineering

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.S. 2014

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Cornell University