Jarred Young

Jarred Young

Work experience

Work experience
May 2009 - Present

Research Assistant

University of Maryland Space Power and Propulsion Lab
  • Conducting research on High Energy Plume Impingement on Spacecraft Materials using a self-designed, lab fabricated Ion Engine
  • Participated in research on Plasma Actuators and Helicon Thrusters
Aug 2009 - Dec 2009

Teaching Assistant

A. James Clark School of Engineering, University of Maryland
  • Assistant for "Aerodynamics I" (Incompressible Flow); graded papers and provided assistance to students on assignments during office hours and appointments.
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009


NASA Minority Serving Institutions Development Program, Morgan State University
  • Developed experiment for analyzing pilot eye reaction patterns in different weather phenomena using low-fidelity flight simulation and eye-tracking equipment
  • Implemented experimental protocol on volunteers; trained test subjects for simulator use
Jun 2008 - Aug 2008


NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Summer Institute for Engineering and Computer Applications
  • Contributed to the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) and Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) projects via Derating/Part Stress Analysis for the Safety and Mission Assurance Team


Aug 2009 - Present


University of Maryland

Focus: Space Propulsion (Electric Propulsion Systems)

GPA: 3.45

Aug 2004 - May 2009


University of Maryland

GPA: 3.267



Solidworks 2010

Proficient with Solidworks 2010 AutoCAD software

COMSOL Multiphysics

Proficient in using COMSOL Multiphysics version 4.0

C/C++ programming

Somewhat proficient with C/C++ programming language

MATLAB programming

Proficient in utilizing and programming in MATLAB

Microsoft Office

Proficient in all main Microsoft Office Software