Kathy Barrett

Kathy Barrett
Materials Science & Engineering; Mechanical Engineering last name U-Z; Joint majors (except BioE/MSE)


Where did you go to college?
I graduated from UC Berkeley for undergrad and San Francisco State for my Master’s. I also graduated from the California Culinary Academy — apparently I like to go to school.
How long have you been with the College of Engineering?
Since November 2012.
What advice do you have for students?
Do something (as long as it’s legal) that you are afraid to do.

What is the most unusual job you’ve had?
I taught English conversational skills at Yonsei University in Korea for a summer.
What are your favorite TV Shows?
Game of Thrones, Scandal, How to Get Away with Murder, Full Frontal with Samantha BeeLast Week Tonight with John Oliver and way too many political talk shows.
What is your favorite song, band or type of music?
I mostly listen to modern rock, but also happy to listen to The Who or some awful 70s music — I grew up in the 70s and there was some pretty awful stuff.

Kathy's pronouns are she/her/hers, be sure to share yours with her.