Sandra K. Young, Materials Science ITC Indo-Pacific Office, U. S. Army Combat Capabilities and Development Command, Tokyo, Japan
Sandra Young is currently serving as the Research Director for Materials Science for Combat Capabilities and Development Command (DEVCOM) in the ITC Indo-Pacific office, Tokyo, Japan. She networks DEVCOM Scientists, Engineers and other technical professionals with counterparts in Indo-Pacific, exploring cutting edge research and letting grants on topics of relevance for DEVCOM. She earned her PhD degree in polymer science and engineering from the University of Southern Mississippi and her MBA in international business from University of Maryland – College Park. Young has spent over 20 years working as a civilian for the US Army (15 years at the US Army Research Lab). She is an American Chemical Society Fellow, a member of the Materials Research Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.