Katie Picchione is an associate engineer in Lincoln Laboratory’s Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief systems group where she works on humanitarian technology projects for government sponsors. Katie’s passion is using science and technology to create social systems that enable people to live their best lives. In her previous role at the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Katie worked to advance the use of geospatial technologies in disaster response and recovery. She holds a master’s degree in Technology and Policy from MIT and a dual bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and Society, Technology, and Policy from Worcester Polytechnic Institute. Katie loves backpacking, jazz music, laser cutters, and coffee ice cream.
Courses taught by Katie Picchione
The purpose of this course is to introduce students to remote sensing in disaster response. What is remote sensing? How does it overlap with disaster response and recovery? By completing this course, students will have an idea for whether they would . . .