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Michael Young, Ph.D.

University of Texas, Bureau of Economic Geology
Senior Research Scientist
Michael Young is senior research scientist at the Bureau of Economic Geology, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas at Austin. His current work focuses on conservation of water and land resources and data management, among other things. He is currently the principal investigator on an Internet of Water project applied to the city of Boerne, Texas, combining water-related data and causal loop and systems modeling to improve water resource resilience. Michael has authored or co-authored over 90 peer-reviewed journal articles. He is the former editor of the Vadose Zone Journal, and a fellow of the Geological Society of America and Soil Science Society of America.