Dr. Krithika Manohar is an Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Washington. She works at the intersection of machine learning, dynamical systems and control, developing efficient data-driven algorithms for optimal sensor placement, forecasting, and smart manufacturing. She received her Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at the University of Washington (2018), followed by a Postdoctoral position and von Karman Instructorship at Caltech (2018-2020). She is a recipient of the NSF Mathematical Sciences Postdoctoral Research Fellowship and the Boeing Award for Excellence in Research at the University of Washington.