Katlyn Castillo has been named chief of the Information Generation and Management Branch of the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Geospatial Research Laboratory. She previously worked as a project team lead with a group of eight engineers, computer scientists and geographers in a work unit designed to improve geospatial mission planning capabilities at the tactical level. She also worked as a researcher on a dismounted route planning tool set within GRL.
Castillo earned a bachelor’s and master’s in mathematics with a concentration in applied mathematics from George Mason University. In 2015, she received the ERDC award for Outstanding Achievement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Outreach, and the Commander’s Award for Civilian Service for the Man Power Survey effort. In 2014, she received the ERDC award for Outstanding Team Effort.
Castillo has been an active participant in both the ERDC and National Capital Region Leadership Development Programs having participated in GRL’s pilot LDP I and II; ERDC’s Emerging Leaders Group; NCR pilot LDPII; and USACE’s Emerging Leaders Group.