Hannah DeFazio

R&D Engineer

Computer Vision

Kitware North Carolina
Carrboro, NC

B.S. in Computer Science
Clarkson University

Hannah DeFazio is an R&D engineer on Kitware’s Computer Vision (CV) Team located in Carrboro, North Carolina. Her specific field of interest is automation because she enjoys working on projects that are well motivated and help the end-user.

Before joining Kitware full-time, Hannah was a co-op student at Kitware’s headquarters in Clifton Park. She worked with the CV team in the early stages of a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) project. She also interned at General Electric Power in Schenectady, New York on the Cyber Security Team where she helped implement new testing frameworks and SAST tools.

Hannah received her bachelor’s degree with distinction in computer science and a minor in mathematics from Clarkson University in 2020. While there, she completed her honors thesis on building an assistive robot that can detect falls and intervene with support if it is necessary. She was also a leader in student life through her roles as a resident advisor and teaching assistant. Hannah is continuing her education at Clarkson University by earning a master’s degree in computer science with an expected completion date in 2022.