Erin has a M.S. in Robotic Systems Development from Carnegie Mellon University and a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in mechatronics and controls from Santa Clara University. She previously worked as a Software Engineer at Lockheed Martin Autonomous Systems where she helped with the design, development, and test of navigation and controls software for an autonomous mining vehicle. When not designing robots, she enjoys practicing and performing aerial silks.