Graduate Students

Frizzell, Katelyn

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Interested in mission development and geophysical and spectral analyses of planets through various remote sensing techniques. 

 

Education

  • Western Washington University, WA, BS Geophysics, Minor Astronomy (2019)
  • Rutgers University, NJ, Graduate Student

Abstracts/Publications

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Research/Internships

  • CIDER 2022 program (https://www.deep-earth.org/summer22)
  • Lunar and Planetary Institute Exploration Science Summer Intern (LPI ESSI); (Summer 2021) 
  • Johns Hopkins APL Planetary Science Leased Worker, Advisors: Frank Seelos/David Humm/Scott Murchie; Processing CRISM hyperspectral image cubes (MSVs) through fixing and rewriting calibration data files, creating a processing step to remediate a noise structure embedded in the images both temporally and spectrally, and tailoring one of the analysis steps specifically to the MSVs. Facilitated the release of +80,000 MSV images to the PDS. 
  • Western Washington University, Advisors: Melissa Rice/Frank Seelos; Comparing orbital and in situ spectroscopic imagery from Curiosity's Mastcam and MRO's CRISM instrument. Simulated Curiosity rover observations using CRISM and draped the simulation over a DEM for a near 1:1 comparison.
  • Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory APL NASA Intern, Advisor: Frank Seelos; Processing of spectral images taken by MRO CRISM utilizing graph theory and atmospheric opacity to optimize mosaicking spatially and spectrally.
  • Western Washington University, Advisor: Melissa Rice; Analysis and Cataloguing of Mastcam spectra over the MSL Curiosity Rover traverse (2018-2019).

Workshops/Remote Academies

  • Flagship Concepts for Astrobiology at Enceladus: Student Note Taker (2020)
  • Lucy Student Pipeline Accelerator and Competency Enabler (L'SPACE) Virtual Mission Concept Academy (Summer 2019)
  • L'SPACE Virtual NASA Proposal Writing and Evaluation Experience (NPWEE) Academy (Fall 2019)

Awards

  • Rutgers Earth and Planetary Science Department Excellence Fellowship (2020)
  • Associated Women in Geosciences: Pacific Northwest Chapter Janet Cullen Tanaka Scholarship (2019)
  • David Engebretson Scholarship Award (2018)