Capt Shannon Young, PhD

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Education

Ph.D., Applied Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, October 2018

M.S., Applied Physics, Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio, Mar 2016

B.S., Physics & Applied Mathematics, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, CO, May 2012

 

Professional Military Education:

  • Squadron Officer School, Squadron Officer College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, 2018 (Residence)

Awards

Military Decorations:

Air and Space Force Commendation, 2021  

Air Force Achievement Medal, 2014

Publications

Refereed Publications:

[1] Roger D. Tippets, Stephen Wakefield, Shannon Young, Ian Ferguson, Christopher Earp-Pitkins, Francis K. Chun, “Slitless spectroscopy of geosynchronous satellites,” Opt. Eng. 54(10) 104103 (9 October 2015) https://doi.org/10.1117/1.OE.54.10.104103

Conference Publications:

[2] Shannon R. Young, Bryan J. Steward, and Kevin C. Gross “Development and validation of the AFIT scene and sensor emulator for testing (ASSET)”, Proc. SPIE 10178, Infrared Imaging Systems: Design, Analysis, Modeling, and Testing XXVIII, 101780A (3 May 2017); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2262193M.L.

[1] Shannon R. Young, Bryan J. Steward, Michael Hawks, and Kevin C. Gross "Improving detection of low SNR targets using moment-based detection", Proc. SPIE 9828, Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems and Applications XIII, 98280K (17 May 2016); https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2224544

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