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Women in Hardware Happy Hour: How to Build a Satellite at Planet

  • Planet 346 9th Street San Francisco, CA, 94103 United States (map)

Evening Schedule

  • 6:00pm - 9:00pm- Drinks & small bites with the fellow Women in Hardware

  • 7:00pm - 7:45pm- How to Build a Satellite with Kiruthika Devaraj, Planet's RF Communications Lead

  • 7:45pm - 9:00pm- Further mixing and mingling

About the Speakers

Kiruthika Devaraj is the RF & Comms Lead at Planet. She and her team build the satellite radios and ground stations that collectively download 5 TB of data everyday and recently deployed the fastest cubesat radios. Prior to Planet, Kiruthika was a research associate at the Kavli Institute of Particle Astrophysics and Cosmology (KIPAC) at Stanford University. Kiruthika holds a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology.