Katherine joined the Office of Sustainability in August 2009 while pursuing her Ph.D. in Engineering from Temple University. As the Program Manager, her main responsibilities are preparing Temple's annual Greenhouse Gas Inventory, supporting the LEED certification process for campus buildings and leading sustainability-related student research.
Prior to joining the Office of Sustainability, Katherine worked for nearly ten years for an architectural, engineering and planning firm specializing in historic building preservation. She received her B.S. degree in Building Science and Construction from Auburn University, her M.S. degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Colorado and her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Temple University. She is a LEED Accredited Professional. When not trying to promote sustainable design or bid on vintage furniture through Temple's surplus property program, she is a busy mom to two kids and a service dog.