Amber Young is a mechanical engineering MS/PhD student in the Embodied Dexterity Group. Her research interests include locomotion biomechanics and bio-inspired robotics.
Apart from her academic pursuits, Amber is dedicated to breaking down the barriers faced by underrepresented students in accessing quality education. She contributes to this goal by volunteering with Women+ of Color Project, Cientifico Latino, and the Black Graduate Engineering and Science Students at UC Berkeley. Amber is also involved in undergraduate admissions at Yale University, where she earned her Bachelor’s degree in Physics in 2021. Additionally, Amber is a proud member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Her passion for exploring the Bay Area keeps her busy outside of work, as she is always seeking new experiences (via her multiple bucket lists)!