Kathleen Kiker

Kathleen Kiker

Software Engineer

Asteroid Institute

Profile

Kathleen Kiker is part of the ADAM software engineering team. Kathleen’s prior research focused on Black Hole formation using Cloudy simulation software. She is skilled in a range of programming, modelling, and graphing tools to solve physics problems. Previously at Lockheed Martin, she led the development for the latest releases of a large-scale Fortran and C++ physics modelling code to run on high performance computers (HPC). Her work on ADAM will, initially, focus on building the data pipeline to perform orbit determination. Kathleen earned her MS in Physics from George Mason University and her BS with honors in Physics from the New College of Florida.