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Bissett Young

Research interests

  • Seismology
  • Data Visualization
  • Tomography
  • Geological Hazards
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Infrasound
  • Educational Outreach


  • M.S., Geological Sciences (Seismology), University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 2014.
  • B.S., Honors in Geological Sciences, with Highest Distinction, Indiana University, Bloomington, 2010.
  • B.F.A Candidate, Sculpture. Minor in Italian Studies. State University of New York, New Paltz, 2003-2005.

Professional History

  • Project Manager of Field Operations – Bureau of Economic Geology, 2019-Present – The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Seismological Network
  • RSA III - Bureau of Economic Geology, 2016-2019 - The University of Texas at Austin, Texas Seismological Network
  • Geologist II - Tectonic Engineering, Newburgh, NY, 2014-2016
  • Laboratory Instructor – Department of Geological Sciences, 2013 – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC       
  • Seismic Array Technician - SESAME seismic array (western GA and FL.), 2012-2013
  • Researcher - Remote sensing field deployment, Tungurahua volcano, Ecuador, 2012
  • Seismic Array Technician, PHRAACS seismic array deployment, Sanford, NC, 2012
  • Seismic Research Intern, USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory, Vancouver, WA, 2010
  • Geological Technician, Indiana Geological Survey, 2009-2011 – Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
  • Research Assistant, Dept. of Geological Sciences, 2010-2011 -Indiana University, Bloomington, IN

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