Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronatical University, Prescott, AZ, 2003. Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2005. Doctor of Philosophy in Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 2007.
Flight design engineer Analex Corporation, subsidiary QinetiQ North America, Brook Park, Ohio, since 2007.
Member of American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (vice president ERAU student chapter 2002-2003), American Society Mechanical Engineering, Sigma Gamma Tau (secretary ERAU chapter 2002-2003).
Married Robert C. Baumgartner, May 23, 2004. 1 child Drew Robert.