Director of Materials and Fabrication Technology
Boeing Research & Technology
Jerry Young leads the Materials and Fabrication Technology Organization for Boeing Research & Technology. This team of 650 engineers and scientists is developing next generation materials and manufacturing processes for existing and future Boeing products. Prior to his current role, Jerry was the Director of Materials and Structures Technology, where he led Boeing's long-term R&D for materials, structural concepts and analysis tools. Jerry led three Boeing Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) technology programs for affordable titanium product forms casting, welding and forming and led Boeing's enterprise-wide development programs for Structural Analysis and Loads processes. In technical roles, he specialized in advanced computational methods for design and manufacturing process development. He has worked on defense and commercial programs including B2, 777, F22 and JSF. He holds BS and MS degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Utah and is a graduate of the Advanced Management Program at University of Pennsylvania's Wharton Business School. He also holds four patents and has authored a number of technical papers.