Catherine D. Schuman (Katie) is a research scientist in the Computational Data Analytics group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Katie received her doctorate in computer science in 2015 from the University of Tennessee, where she completed her dissertation on the use of evolutionary algorithms to train spiking neural networks for neuromorphic systems. She is continuing her study of models and algorithms for neuromorphic computing at ORNL. Katie has co-authored over 30 publications in neuromorphic computing, and presented her work at 22 conferences and workshops. Katie is also a joint faculty member at the University of Tennessee (UT), where she, along with three professors at UT, leads the TENNLab neuromorphic research team.