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Katharine Lee



Katharine Lee is the Deputy Division Chief of the Aviation Systems Division at NASA Ames Research Center. She earned bachelors degrees in Biophysics and Psychology from the University of California at Berkeley and a Masters degree in Psychology from San Jose State University. Ms. Lee joined NASA as a civil servant in 1997 after having previously worked at NASA Ames as a student intern and later as an FAA contractor for Sterling Software. She has conducted research on human factors issues related to the development and implementation of air traffic management decision support tools, including the Passive Final Approach Spacing Tool (pFAST), the Traffic Management Advisor (TMA), and the Multi-Center Traffic Management Advisor (McTMA), which she also co-led. Ms. Lee has served as the assistant division chief for operations of the Aviation Systems Division; and previously served as branch chief and assistant branch chief of the Terminal Area Air Traffic Management Research branch.



Katharine Lee: Bringing more efficient landings to congested airports
September 17, 2015
Our very own deputy division chief, Kathy Lee, is featured in an article by the Washington Post.
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Kathy Lee Featured on Women@NASA Website
The Women@NASA website celebrates dedicated and talented women from across the agency who contribute to NASA's mission in many ways. By sharing their amazing stories, these women serve as role models in order to further close the gender gap in science, technology, engineering, and math fields. Kathy's talent, dedication, and outstanding achievements make her an exemplary choice for the site, and we are so proud to call her not just a role model but also our colleague and friend. Please read Kathy's story on the Women@NASA website and watch the interview below.

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