Dr. Kristin Yvonne Rozier is a civil servant Research Computer Scientist at NASA Ames Research Center. She earned a Ph.D. in computer science from Rice University and B.S. and M.S. degrees from The College of William and Mary. Her advances in computation for the aerospace domain earned her the American Helicopter Society's Howard Hughes Award, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics Intelligent Systems Distinguished Service Award, and the Women in Aerospace Inaugural Initiative-Inspiration-Impact Award. She has also earned the Lockheed Martin Space Operations Lightning Award, two NASA Group Achievement Awards, and the SWE Above and Beyond Award. She is an Associate Fellow of AIAA and a Senior Member of IEEE and SWE.