Katie Torbert, from Anderson, SC, is a first year MAPC student. Katie graduated from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Materials Science and Engineering, and a minor in International Studies. As an undergraduate, Katie gained experience with Autocad Software Packages, as well as Powerpoint.
While working on her degree, Katie designed Cad schematics for a rocket for a theoretical trip to Mars, as part of a collaborative effort which won an award for AIAA, an Aeronautics Professional Organization. In her spare time, Katie enjoys reading, baking, and spending time outdoors.