logo logo

Peter Colin Young

Peter Colin Young, British environmental science educator, administrator. Fellow Cambridge Philosophical Society; member Institution Electrical Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society, Institution Mechanical Engineers, Australian Statistical Society, British Hydrological Society.

Background

  • Young, Peter Colin was born on December 5, 1939 in Walsall, Staffordshire, England. Son of John William and Naomi Bessie (Crane) Young.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Technology, Loughborough University, Leicestershire, England, 1962, Master of Science, 1964. Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1970, Doctor of Philosophy, 1970.

    Career

    • Chartered aeronautical engineer, England Engineer, British Aircraft Corporation, Warton, England, 1958-1963. Control and systems engineer Naval Weapons Center, China Lake, California, 1968-1970. Lecturer control and systems University Cambridge, 1970-1975.

      Professorial fellow Australian National University, Canberra, 1975-1981. Professor, head department environmental science University Lancaster, England, 1981-1987, director Centre for Research on Environ Systems, since 1987. Director quantitative environmental science and technical University Lancaster Development Company, since 1982.

      International Business Machines Corporation visiting professor University Ghent, Belgium, 1980.

    Works

    • Author: Environmental Water Quality, 1982, Recursive Estimation, 1984/84. Editor: Modelling in Biotechnology, 1983. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

      Whitworth fellow United Kingdom Department Education and Science, 1965, fellow Clare Hall, Cambridge University, 1970-1975, Royal Society Arts, 1983.

    Membership

    Fellow Cambridge Philosophical Society. Member Institution Electrical Engineers, Royal Aeronautical Society, Institution Mechanical Engineers, Australian Statistical Society, British Hydrological Society.

    Connections

    • Married Wendy Anne Lowe, August 31, 1963. Children– Timothy John, Melanie Clare, Jeremy Peter.
    • father: John William Young
    • mother: Naomi Bessie (Crane) Young
    • spouse: Wendy Anne Lowe
    • children: Timothy John Young
    • Melanie Clare Young
    • Jeremy Peter Young
    See on larger map
    Born December 5, 1939
    Nationality