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Ms. Virginia Suzy Young

Chief, Concepts Laboratory, Research

Development and Engineering Center

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Development and Engineering Center

Background Information

Employment History

Position, Research and Development

U.S. Army

Director, Advanced Systems Directorate

U.S. Army


U.S. Army

Director, Advanced Systems Directorate


Chief of the Concept Lab

Alabama's Aviation Missile Research Development and Engineering Center

Chief Concepts Lab


Conference Partner



concept lab



Computer and Electrical Engineering

Vanderbilt University

Bachelor of Science


University of Memphis

Masters of Business Administration

Florida Technical Institute

Masters of Science

Computer and Electrical Engineering

Vanderbilt University

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ComDef'99 Washington, DC Conference - Speakers [cached]

Virginia Young is Chief, Concepts Laboratory, Research, Development and Engineering Center, United States Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. Ms. Young has over 22 years experience in engineering and management that includes 6 years of industry experience and 16 years working for the U.S. Army in research and development. Her specialty is in robotics and unmanned systems and has served the Army as the Technical Point of Contact on International negotiations and liaisons with Japan, Canada, France, Israel, UK

Umanned Combat Aerial Vehicles UCAVS [cached]

DR. VIRGINIA YOUNG, Director, Advanced Systems Directorate, US Army Aviation & Missile RDE Command

UAS Defense & Tactics Conference [cached]

Dr. Virginia "Suzy" Young Director Advanced Science and Technology Directorate Research, Development & Engineering Center U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command Redstone Arsenal, AL Dr. Young has over 33 years of experience as an Engineer, including 6 years experience in industry and 27 years working as a civilian for the U.S. Army. Dr. Young has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the University of Memphis, a Masters of Business Administration from Florida Technical Institute, a Masters of Science in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University, and a PhD in Computer and Electrical Engineering from Vanderbilt University. She is a also a graduate of the Defense Systems Management College, Ft Belvoir, VA, Program Management Course, and has taught courses and seminar classes at numerous Universities.

Dr. Young's industrial experience includes engineering and engineering management at General Telephone and Electronics (GTE), Triad MicroSystems, and as General Regional Manager for Textron Aerostructures. Past responsibilities for the Army include management and execution of the Missile and Aviation Science and Technology budgets and Civilian Deputy for the Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal, AL. Presently, she serves as the Director of the Advanced Science and Technology Directorate. Her leadership in this group includes generating innovative concepts to meet emerging Army requirements and facilitating the transition of technologies into Army aviation, missile and unmanned systems.
Dr. Young has numerous commendations and over 20 published works. Dr. Young is considered a leader in the field of aviation, missiles, unmanned systems and military robotics, and is recognized for her expertise in both national and international domains.

Sessions and Seminars [cached]

Session Moderator: Dr. Virginia (Suzy) Young

Dr. Virginia (Suzy) YoungDirector, Advanced Systems DirectorateArmy Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center

Star-Telegram | Military looking to robots to do dull, dirty and dangerous tasks [cached]

We can save lives with this , said Virginia Young , chief of the concept lab at Alabama's Aviation Missile Research Development and Engineering Center.Young , a pioneer in robotics since the early 1980s , says research began to accelerate when the Joint Robotics Program at the Department of Defense was created in 1989.

The military is seeking agile and inexpensive robots or drones that can be easily manufactured or repaired.
Airborne drones are simple to build and program because they don't have to navigate obstructions , Young said.Effective land based robots require more sophisticated technology.

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