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Katherine is a mechanical engineer in the Advanced Robotic Systems Group at JPL. She is currently working on projects designing and building an inspection robot and a mine-exploration robot, and is the hardware and field test lead for an airborne mission. A large part of her work is in tether management systems for mobile robots. She has previously worked on R&D for Mars Sample Return and the development of sampling tools for Europa.
B.S.E. in Mechanical Engineering, Duke University (May 2020)
Mechanical Engineer, Advanced Robotic Systems Group, JPL (April 2022 - present)
Mechanical Engineer, Extreme Environment Robotics Group, JPL (June 2020 - April 2022)
Mechanical Engineering Intern, Extreme Environment Robotics Group, JPL (Summer 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019)