Kelly is the Laboratory Technician for the Kavli Nanoscience Institute (KNI) at the California Institute of Technology. In her roll she supports the technical staff team across the labs in areas such as maintenance, equipment upkeep, walk-throughs, and supplies. She also works on process development and is a resource for users with lab-related questions.
Kelly joined Caltech in 2017 as a graduate student in the Atwater research group in the Applied Physics & Materials Science department where she completed her master's. She returned in July 2021 in her current role at the KNI.
Kelly received her M.S. in Materials Science from Caltech and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and in Physics from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.