Katherine Skinner received a B.S.E. in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering with a Certificate in Applications of Computing from Princeton University in 2014, an M.S. in Robotics from the University of Michigan in 2016, and a PhD in Robotics from the University of Michigan in 2019. She has held appointments at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution and the Australian Centre for Field Robotics and is a recipient of the NSF EAPSI Fellowship.
Her research interests span robotics, machine learning, and computer vision, with a focus on enabling autonomy in dynamic, unstructured, or remote environments.