Dr Chapman’s research interests are networked dynamic systems and graph theory with applications to robotics and aerospace systems. She has recently authored the book Semi-Autonomous Networks published by Springer in 2015. She is currently a lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Melbourne. Dr Chapman received the Ph.D. degree from the William E. Boeing Aeronautics and Astronautics Department at the University of Washington, Seattle in 2013. Dr. Chapman was awarded the College of Engineering Dean’s Fellowship at the University of Washington and is a two-time recipient of the Amelia Earhart Fellowship.