Katie Bouman Biography – Katie Bouman Wiki
Katie Bouman full name Katherine Louise Bouman, is an imaging scientist and Assistant Professor of Computer Science at the California Institute of Technology.
Katie Bouman Age
She was born on May 9, 1989. She is originally from West Lafayette, Indiana.
Katie Bouman Husband
Bouman married Joe Leong on September 2, 2018, in Michigan.
Katie Bouman Parents – Katie Bouman Family
She is the daughter of Charles Bouman and Cristina Bouman and has one sister, Amanda Bouman.
Katie Bouman Education
She received her Ph.D. in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in EECS in 2017. Before going to MIT, she received her bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI in 2011 and an S.M. degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, Cambridge, MA in 2013.
Her masters thesis on estimating material properties of fabric from video won the Ernst A. Guillemin Thesis Prize for outstanding S.M. thesis in electrical engineering at MIT.
Katie Bouman Algorithm
In 2016, Bouman led the creation of an algorithm that helped devise imaging methods. Bouman’s algorithm led to the image of a supermassive black hole at the center of the M87 galaxy. Bouman, working with more than 200 scientists, spent three years directing the verification of images and the selection of image parameters as they took the “sparse and noisy data” from a series of telescopes to make an image. The National Science Foundation revealed the never-before-seen picture on April 10, 2019.
The team, which strived for several years to take a photograph of a black hole, is called the Event Horizon Telescope Collaboration.
Katie Bouman Ted Talk
In 2017 Bouman delivered a TED Talk, How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole.