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Seth Young

  • Associate Professor, Civil, Envir & Geod Eng
  • McConnell Chair of Aviation, Center for Aviation Studies
  • 2036 Neil Avenue
    228B Bolz Hall
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-292-4556

About

Seth Young, Ph.D., A.A.E., CFI, is the Director of The Ohio State University’s Center for Aviation Studies.  Dr. Young is on the faculty of the OSU College of Engineering as the John McConnell Chair of Aviation and Associate Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Geodetic Engineering with a courtesy appointment in the Knowlton School of Architecture’s Department of City and Regional Planning.  Dr. Young is also the Associate Director of Aviation and Aerospace Policy with the Battelle Center for Science and Technology Policy Research at the John Glenn College of Public Affairs.  Dr. Young has been with Ohio State since 2008.

Dr. Young’s teaching and research interests are in airport and aviation system planning, design, operations, and management.  He has nearly 20 years of experience in academia and industry focusing on issues of site selection, infrastructure planning, capacity and delay estimation, airside and landside operations, security policies, engineering, and financing of civil use airports.  Dr. Young has published numerous journal articles in the aviation field and is a co-author of the industry’s leading texts on airport planning, design, and management. 

Dr. Young is an active participant in aviation research and professional committees with the American Association of Airport Executives, the Florida Airports Council, and the National Academies Transportation Research Board, where he serves as outgoing Chair of Committee AV020 – Aviation System Planning. 

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 an Accredited Airport Executive with the American Association of Airport Executives and holds an instrument-rated commercial airplane and seaplane pilot’s license and certified flight instructor certificate from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration.

 

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Honors

  • 20150501-20170501

    Loening Trophy, Outstanding Overall Collegiate Aviation Program Award.

  • 20170301

    First Place Award, Denman Undergraduate Research Forum.

  • 20160501

    Top 10 list of Transportation Thought Leaders in Academia.

  • 20160401

    Charles E. MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 20150501

    Honorable Mention, Airport Cooperative Research Program, University Design Competition for Addressing Airport Needs, Airport Needs, Airport Management and Planning Challenge.

  • 20140501

    Third Place Award, FAA Design Competition for Universities, Runway Safety/Runway Incursions/Runway Excursions Challenge.

  • 20120401

    First Place Award, FAA Design Competition for Universities, Airport Management and Planning Challenge.

  • 20090601

    FAA Design Competition for Universities, Airport Management and Planning Challenge.

  • 20080601

    First Place Award, FAA Design Competition for Universities, Runway Safety/Runway Incursions Challenge.

  • 20080601

    University Outstanding Teacher Award, Runner Up.

  • 20040601

    Teacher of the Year (nominee).

  • 20040601

    Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

  • 20030601

    Faculty Appreciation Award.

  • 20010601

    Who's Who Among America's Teachers.

  • 20010601

    Faculty Appreciation Award.

  • 20010601

    Outstanding Faculty Award.

  • 20000601

    Faculty Appreciation Award.

Books

2013

2011

  • Young, Seth B; Wells, Alexander. 2011. "Airport planning and management." McGraw-Hilll.

2010

2004

  • Wells, Alexander T; Young, Seth B. 2004. "Airport planning & management." McGraw-Hill.

Chapters

2014

  • 2014. "Airport Management: Facilitating the Business of Air Transportation." In The Business of Transportation,

2001

  • 2001. "Ticketing." In The Encyclopedia of Aviation,
  • 2001. "Runways." In The Encyclopedia of Aviation,

2000

  • 2000. "Evaluation of Passenger Processing Technologies in Airports." In The Handbook of Airline Operations, edited by Butler, G., Keller, M.,

Journal Articles

2009

  • Young, Cornell, Thurber, 2009, ""Sharing the Air: On the Policies Designed to Balance Vertical Infrastructure Development with the Preservation of Navigable Airspace"." Journal of Transportation Engineering
  • Young, Vlek, 2009, "An Analysis of the Causes of Airfield Incursions Attributed to Ground Vehicles." Journal of Airport Management 3, no. 3, 10 - 10.

2006

  • Bond, Young, 2006, "Reducing time inefficiencies associated with the airport master planning process: Insights from other planning processes." Journal of Airport Management 1, no. 1, 1 - 1.

2003

  • Young, 2003, "The Role of Educational Institutions for Airport Security." The Journal of Aviation / Aerospace Education and Research 12, no. 2,
  • Pagiavlas, Young, 2003, "New Service Development: Incorporating the Voice of the Consumer and Market Dynamics." Review of Business and Economics

2002

  • Young, 2002, "Investigating the Accessibility of Florida's Suburban and Rural Population to Commercial Air Transportation with respect to the NASA Small Aircraft Transportation System (SATS) Program." Transportation Research Record no. 02-2425,

2000

  • Rhoades, Waguespack, Young, 2000, "Development of an Airport Quality Index." Managing Service Quality 10, no. 4, 8 - 8.

1999

  • Young, SB, 1999, "Estimating Pedestrian Walking Speeds in Airport Terminals." Transportation Research Record 1726, 10 - 10.
  • Young, S.B., 1999, "Evaluation of pedestrian walking speeds in airport terminals." Transportation Research Record no. 1674, 20-26 - 20-26.

1998

  • Young, SB, 1998, "Technology Report: Popular Nonprofit Management Research Sources on CD-ROM." Journal of Nonprofit Management and Leadership 8, no. 3, 5 - 5.

Presentations

  • Ohio Aviation Association: Presentation of Student Research. 2016, Presented at Ohio Aviation Association, Annual Meeting,
  • "Airport Related Resaerch." 2016, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "Runway Centerline Deviation Study." 2016, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "Linear LED Runway Lighting." 2016, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "Study of Safety Management Software for Airports." 2016, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "LED Lighting Hot / Cold Performance Testing." 2016, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "Inconsistencies and Implications of Obstacle Clearance Standards at (and around) Airports." 2007, Presented at Seminar Series: Ohio State University Department of Aviation,
  • "Integrating NextGen into the NAS, Focusing Enhancements in the Central Ohio Columbus Metroplex." 2012, Presented at Civil Engineering Seminar Series,
  • "Urgent Request! Next Generation of Aviation Professionals Needed." 2013, Presented at Ohio Economic-Education Summit,
  • "Airport Succession Planning, Findings of ACRP 06-02 "Airport Leadership Development Program"." 2013, Presented at American Association of Airport Executives Finance and Administration Conference,
  • "Airport Safety Management Systems: What Works and What Doesn't." 2013, Presented at Airport's Council International Technical Operations Meeting,
  • Research and Education Initiatives for Unmanned Aerial Systems at The Ohio State University. 2013, Presented at Ohio UAS Conference,
  • "Aviation 101: How to Get Involved and Make a Difference." 2014, Presented at 93rd Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board,
  • Weather Technology in the Cockpit (WTIC): Program Overview and Research Initiatives. 2014, Presented at Friends and Partners of Aviation Weather (FPAW),
  • "Developing and Managing Airport Internship Programs." 2008, Presented at Florida Airports Council Airport Management Development Workshop,
  • "Aviation System Planning: Fundamental Principles and Current Issues." 2010, Presented at Port Authority of New York / New Jersey Aviation Division: Brown Bag Seminar Series,
  • "Introduction to PEGASAS: The FAA Center of Excellence for General Aviation Research." 2013, Presented at EAA AirVenture,
  • "General Aviation: Opportunities for Cooperations." 2013, Presented at HATC Industry Meeting,
  • The Rebirth of Aviation and Air Transportation In Ohio. 2015, Presented at Ohio Transportation Engineering Conference (OTEC),
  • Study of Safety Management Software for Airports. 2015, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "FAA General Aviation Research Update." 2014, Presented at EAA AirVenture,
  • "FAA General Aviation Research Update." 2015, Presented at EAA AirVenture,
  • "Aviation System Planning in the NextGen Era." 2016, Presented at Urban Transportation Planning Course, New York University,
  • Runway Centerline Deviation Study: Development of Laser Sensing Technology Applications. 2014, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • Airport SMS Software Analysis. 2015, Presented at he Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research (A³iR) Conference,
  • Analysis of Aircraft Accident Data via Weather Indexing. 2015, Presented at Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace International Research (A3IR) Conference,
  • Runway Centerline Deviation study: Develop of Laser Sensing Technology Applications. 2015, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "Developing an Integrated Web-Based Tool to Enhance Airport Safety Management Systems (SMS)." 2009, Presented at 81st Annual Conference of the American Association of Airport Executives,
  • Weather Technology in the Cockpit (WTIC) Existing Technologies and Weather Related Accidents. 2014, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,
  • "A Simulation Approach to Manpower Planning." 2003, Presented at 35th Annual INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference,
  • Workforce Development: Attracting a Great Aviation Workforce: Perspectives for Public Planning Agencies. 2016, Presented at National Association of State Aviation Officials, Annual Meeting,
  • "Linear Airfield Lighting Evaluations: From the Laboratory to the Field." 2016, Presented at Illuminating Engineering Society Aviation Lighting Committee Fall Technology Meeting,
  • "Creating and Enforcing your Airport Security Plan in the Post 9/11 ERA: Applying Simulation Modeling in the Security Planning Process." 2002, Presented at Airport Security Summit,
  • "Demonstration of SATS Navigational Technologies; Goodrich SmartDeck." 2002, Presented at EAA Sun-n-Fun,
  • "100% EDS - What Does it Mean? A Brief Review of EDS Systems, TSA REgulations, and their implications for Airport Operations and Security." 2002, Presented at Aviation Safety and Security Symposium,
  • "New Ideas and Technologies being Developed for Airport Security in the United States." 2002, Presented at Halifax Investment Club,
  • "Application of Technical Innovations to Airport Operations." 2003, Presented at SITA Internal Training Conference,
  • "Developing a functional model to assess risks associated with Agricultural Aircraft Operations." 2003, Presented at FAA Center of Excellence for General Aviation Research Annual Meeting,
  • "Aviation Security Workshop." 2003, Presented at Aviation Safety Education Seminar,
  • "Estimating the Benefits of Moving Walkways in Airport Terminals via Discrete Choice Modeling." 2000, Presented at Transportation Research Board 79th Annual meetiing,
  • "The Small Aircraft Transportation System: Florida's Southeast SATS Lab Consortium." 2000, Presented at EAA Airventure,
  • "Creating and Enforcing your Airport Security Program." 2001, Presented at 1st Annual Airport Security Summit,
  • "Investigating the Accessibility of Florida's Suburban and Rural Population to Commercial Air Transportation with respect to the NASA Small Aircraft Transportation System." 2002, Presented at Transportation Research Board 81st Annual Meeting,
  • "Curriculum Development in Ground Operations Safety and Security." 2004, Presented at University Aviation Association Fall Education Conference,
  • "But Can I Fly to Asia? Strategic Air Service Implications of FAR PArt 77, Terminal Instrument Procedures (TERPS), and One-Engine-Inoperative (OEI) Procedures." 2007, Presented at Transportation Research Board 86th Annual meeting,
  • "The Small Aircraft Transportation System: Florida's Southeast SATS Lab Consortium." 2000, Presented at American Association of Airport Executives: Southeast Regional Conference,
  • "The Role of Educational Institutions for Airport Security." 2002, Presented at 4th Regional Aviation Security and Facilities Seminar,
  • "Investigating Implementation Alternatives to Accommodate 100% EDS Baggage Screening." 2002, Presented at GWU Transportation Security Conference,
  • "NextGen: Analysis of New Operational Systems." 2016, Presented at Nextor 20th Anniversary Workshop,
  • Applying Advanced Technologies to Enhance Airport System Capacity. 2007, Presented at 32nd Annual Federal Avaition Administration Forecast Conference,
  • "Applying GPS Technologies to Mitigate V/PD Runway Incursions: FAA Design Competition for Universities, Winning Team Presentation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University." 2008, Presented at AAAE Annual Meeting and Exposition,
  • "Issues Concerning Aviation Systems of Interest to the Operations Research Community." 2009, Presented at OSU Dept. of Industrial Systems Graduate Seminar Series,
  • "So You Want to be a Transportation Professional: Opportunities in Aviation and Academia." 2011, Presented at 90th Annual Meeting of the Transportation Research Board,
  • "On the Forefront of a New Generation of Aviation System Performance." 2011, Presented at Graduate Transportation Engineering Seminar Series,
  • "ACRP Synthesis 18: Aviation Workforce Development Practices." 2013, Presented at ACRP Webinar Series,
  • "International Aviation Technology and Policy in the 21st Century." 2014, Presented at Battelle Center for STEM Policy Research Seminar,
  • Runway Centerline Deviations. 2015, Presented at International Aviation, Aeronautics, and Aerospace (A3IR) conference,
  • "Developing and Managing Airport Internship Programs." 2008, Presented at Florida Airport's Council Management Development Workshop,
  • "Low Fuel + Bad Weather = Diversion: How airline cost saving stratgies may be contributing to increased aviation system costs.." 2009, Presented at Transportation Research Board 88th Annual Meeting,
  • "Applying GPS Technologies to Mitigate V/PD Runway Incursions: FAA Design Competition for Universities, Runway Safety Challenges, Winning Team Presentation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University." 2008, Presented at AAAE Runway Safety Summit,
  • Application of Data Analytics and Visualization Tools towards Enhanced Knowledge of Air Traffic Performance. 2016, Presented at Global Workshop on Airspace System Performance,
  • "Florida's Small Aircraft Transportation System Concept: The Southeast SATS Lab Consortium." 2001, Presented at EAA Sun-n-Fun,
  • "Inconsistencies and Implications of Obstacle Clearance Standards at (and around) Airports." 2007, Presented at Seminar: Ohio State University Department of Aviation,
  • "Aviation System Planning in the NextGen Era." 2017, Presented at Urban Transportation Planning Course, New York University,
  • "Analysis of Runway Excursions and Behavior of General Aviation Aircraft to Evaluate GA Runway Design Standards." 2017, Presented at Transportation Research Board 89th Annual Meeting,
  • "LED Lighting Hot / Cold Performance Testing - Initial Analysis and Findings." 2017, Presented at PEGASAS Annual Meeting,

Papers in Proceedings

2017

  • Omidvar-Tehrani, B.; Flanagan, D.; Meyer, N.; Young, S. et al. "DV8: Interactive Analysis of Aviation Data." in ICDE (demo). (4 2017).

2016

2010

  • Sinclair, AE., Young, SB "Evaluating Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) Technologiy inthe Terminal Aerodrome Environment for Potential Enhancements to Air Traffic Management." in International Conference for Research on Air Transportation. (12 2010).

2003

  • Bazargan, M., Gupta, S., Young, SB "A Simulation Approach to Manpower Planning." in INFORMS Winter Simulation Conference. (6 2003).

2002

  • Lovell, D., Young, SB "The Distribution of the Sum of Seeds Numbers of Teams Advancing in Single-elimination Tournaments without Byes." in INFORMS. (8 2002).

Unknown

  • Young, S.B.; Rao, A.; Pruchnicki, S. "Understanding the use of in-flight weather information products and services." in AIAA Aviation Conference.