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Peter Colin Young

administrator , environmental science educator

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