Katherine Ye is a researcher and critical technologist based in Pittsburgh. Ye works on making computing more expressive and equitable. As a researcher, Ye works on information visualization and interface design. In this capacity, Ye is a PhD candidate in computer science and Microsoft Research PhD Fellow at Carnegie Mellon University, with press in VICE Motherboard, the New York Times, Wired, and Nature. As a critical technologist, Ye is a Research Fellow at the Center for Arts, Design + Social Research (CAD+SR). With the Affecting Technologies group at CAD+SR, Ye has co-organized workshops in Helsinki and São Paulo. Ye is also a founding member of the coveillance collective and a past resident of the Decelerator. Ye received a BA in computer science from Princeton University in 2016.