Carol L. Kory received the B.S.E.E from the University of Dayton, Dayton, OH, 1992, and the M.S.E.E and the Doctorate in Engineering from the Cleveland State University, Cleveland, OH, in 1997 and 2000, respectively.
She became a full-time employee of the Analex Corporation in 1992, working with the Communication Technology Division at NASA Glenn Research Center.
In 2000, Dr. Kory became Program Lead for the Communications Component Research Group at Analex. Dr. Kory became a part time employee of Calabazas Creek Research in 2001. She has been a consultant to Genvac Aerospace continuously since 2002 on a variety of mm and sub mm projects, and joined Teraphysics Corporation (legacy Genvac Aerospace) in 2007 where she is now Vice President of Technology Development.
Dr. Kory is a charter member of the Electron Devices Society (EDS) Technical Committee on Vacuum Devices.
She served as General Chair of the International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) in 2010 and Technical Program Chair in 2004 and 2008.
Her work involves computational design and development of TWTs, klystrons, BWOs, antennas, passive microwave components, micromachining fabrication techniques, as well as business development.