Katelyn Brinker

Katelyn BrinkerGraduate Research Assistant

Applied Science Complex III, Room 101

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Katelyn Brinker is a PhD student in electrical engineering at Iowa State University (ISU) supported by a NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship. In 2017 she earned dual B.S. degrees in electrical engineering and computer engineering from Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T) and in 2019 she earned her M.S. degree in electrical engineering from Missouri S&T. Her research at the ISU Center for Nondestructive Evaluation (CNDE) involves developing wireless passive microwave sensors for materials characterization and structural health monitoring applications.  She is also the winner of the 2017 IEEE-HKN Alton B. Zerby and Carl T. Koerner Outstanding Student Award and the 2017 DiscoverE New Faces of Engineering – IEEE-USA award.

Research Interests:

Chipless RFID, Materials Characterization, Embedded Sensors, Antenna Design