Hi! I’m Kathryn.

This website is under construction.

I think it’ll be cool when I’m done with it!

Here’s a post

Well, this is a photo of my dog Cabot.

Advice to AM Grad Students

And another post

And another photo of my dog, you’re welcome.

AC 209 Final Project




Applied Mathematics

Wavelet decompositions for EEG time series analysis.



Applied Mathematics

Low-level vision and solutions to shape from shading.

Here I am on the Boston T!

This is before the red line busses were revamped.



You may notice some diversity in my work — I wear a lot of hats!

  • Heal K, Wang J, Gortler S, and Zickler T. A Lighting-Invariant Point Processor for Shading ; (To Appear) IEEE/CVF Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR). 2020.

  • Ding J, Shahrampour S, Heal K, and Tarokh V. Analysis of Multi-State Autoregressive Models ; IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing; 2018.
  • Deng Z, Ding J, Heal K, Tarokh V. The Number of Independent Sets in Hexagonal Graphs ; 2017 IEEE International Symposium on Information Theory (ISIT). 2017.

  • Enyioha C, Magnusson S, Heal K, Li N, Fischione C, Tarokh V. On Variability of Renewable Energy and Online Power Allocation ; IEEE Transactions on Power Systems. 2017.
  • Enyioha C, Magnusson S, Heal K, Li N, Fischione C, Tarokh V. Robustness Analysis for an Online Decentralized Descent Power Allocation Algorithm. 2016 Workshop on Information Theory and its Application. 2016.
  • Magnusson S, Heal K, Enyioha C, Li N, Fischione C, Tarokh V. Convergence of Limited Communications Gradient Methods, in American Control Conference. Boston, MA ; 2016.
  • Magnusson S, Enyioha C, Heal K, Li N, Fischione C, Tarokh V. Distributed Resource Allocation with Limited Bandwidth Communications for Power Networks, in Conference on Information Sciences and Systems. Princeton, NJ ; 2016.

  • Gilles J, Heal K. A parameterless scale-space approach to find meaningful modes in histograms – application to image and spectrum segmentation. International Journal of Wavelets, Multiresolution and Information Processing. 2014.