Kristi Morgansen (She/Her)

  • Director, Principal Investigator
  • Professor, Chair — William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Kam Yee (She/Her)


Catherine Thomas (She/Her)

  • Student Events and Program Manager
  • cathom@uw.edu
  • AERB 241C
  • 206-221-7743

Kenn Curry (They/He)


Sarah Tuttle (She/Her)

  • Deputy Director
  • Assistant Professor — Department of Astronomy

Owen Williams (He/Him)

  • Deputy Director
  • Research Assistant Professor — William E. Boeing Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Catherine Ingram (She/Her)

Catherine is an intended Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering student at the University of Washington planning to pursue a career in testing and human factors engineering. Outside of academics, she loves to explore the PNW outdoors and crochet!


Giannah Donahoe (She/Her)

Giannah is currently an Engineering Undeclared Student. Long term, she hopes to work at a tech company that facilitates the change she hopes to see in her community. She spends most of her time dedicated to NSBE and AVELA


Claire Truongdang (She/Her)

Claire is an undergraduate in UW Bothell finishing her Biochemistry degree after a wild switch from Psychology. You will see her around often in Seattle campus taking classes and doing research. She hopes to bring the mentorship she has been looking for to people who have untraditional pathways, underrepresented in STEM. She is a big advocate for interdisciplinary thinking and passionate in Chemistry.
Her personal hobbies are fish, ancient Sinosphere dragon court robe, cooking and cinema. Claire hopes to pursue medicine school after graduation with motto Le vent se lève, il faut tenter de vivre!


Caleb McKinney (He/Him)

Caleb is a Student Assistant in the Washington NASA Space Grant program. He is a genuine spirit who is inspired to empower all individuals by guiding them through STEM-related concepts and by fostering positive, equitable environments for all. When he isn’t in school, he enjoys playing piano, basketball, and guitar, and spending time with his dog Toby


Catherine Rasgaitis (She/Her)

Catherine is studying Computer Science and Neuroscience. In her free time, she enjoys competing in hackathons and making short films. Previously, Catherine was an AI Intern at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.