Kathryn Leonard is an American mathematician and computer scientist. Leonard received a Henry L. Alder Award from the Mathematical Association of America in 2012. She received the AWM Service Award from the Association for Women in Mathematics (AWM) in 2015. She served as the AWM Meetings Coordinator from 2015 - 2018. She is President of the AWM as of February 1, 2021. She is also director of the NSF-funded Center for Undergraduate Research in Mathematics.
|Alma mater||PhD, Brown University, 2004|
BS, University of New Mexico
|Awards||AWM Service Award |
Henry L. Alder Award
|Institutions||California State University Channel Islands|
|Doctoral advisor||David Mumford|
Leonard's research focuses on geometric modeling with applications to computer vision, computer graphics, and data science. She has received multiple major grants, including a National Science Foundation CAREER Award.