Sears and Zemansky’s University Physics with Modern Physics 13th Edition by Hugh D. Young
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
Hugh D. Young is Emeritus Professor of Physics at Carnegie Mellon University.
He earned both his undergraduate and graduate degrees from that university. He
earned his Ph.D. in fundamental particle theory under the direction of the late
Richard Cutkosky. He joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon in 1956 and retired
in 2004. He also had two visiting professorships at the University of California,
Dr. Young’s career has centered entirely on undergraduate education. He has
written several undergraduate-level textbooks, and in 1973 he became a coauthor
with Francis Sears and Mark Zemansky for their well-known introductory texts.
In addition to his role on Sears and Zemansky’s University Physics, he is also
author of Sears and Zemansky’s College Physics.
Dr. Young earned a bachelor’s degree in organ performance from Carnegie
Mellon in 1972 and spent several years as Associate Organist at St. Paul’s Cathedral
in Pittsburgh. He has played numerous organ recitals in the Pittsburgh area.
Dr. Young and his wife, Alice, usually travel extensively in the summer,