April 21–22 2021
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Kat Park

Designer at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Kat J. Park is a concept designer for the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, CA. She is embedded in various teams (A-Team, Reference Mission System, Mars SmallSpacecraft Formulation) to investigate creative design and communication in formulation and concept development for space exploration. She is a design consultant for program strategic planning for Exploration Ground Systems at Kennedy Space Center, and leads tasks related to unpacking and articulating large and complex systems at JPL.

Wednesday, April 21st

5:30pm UTC

Thinking through your thinking: Designing the VITAL Ventilator with NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory

At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory wanted to help the country and the world through innovation, space technology, and engineering. Kat Park shares how engineers leveraged the skills of design and illustration to think through their thinking, and facilitate rapid development in a remote environment.
Shifting team culture
Design systems
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