Katie Schuman is a Research Scientist in the Computational Data Analytics group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory.  Katie received her B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Tennessee in 2010.  She received her doctorate in computer science from the University of Tennessee in 2015, where she completed her dissertation on the use of evolutionary algorithms to train spiking neural networks for neuromorphic systems.  She is continuing her study of models and algorithms for neuromorphic computing as part of her research at ORNL.  Katie also has a joint faculty appointment with the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at the University of Tennessee, where she, along with three other professors at UT, leads a neuromorphic research team made up of more than twenty faculty members, graduate student researchers, and undergraduate student researchers.

For detailed background, please see Katie’s CV.