Katherine Knapp Carney

PRATT & WHITNEY

Katherine Knapp Carney
A woman who is smiling and looking at the camera

In a company of engineers, it is a special distinction to be named Distinguished Engineer of the Year.

Katherine Knapp Carney is one of the elite members of Pratt & Whitney engineers to be recognized as such by the Hartford, Conn., chapter of the American Society of Mechanical EngineersHaving worked for Pratt & Whitney since 2005, Katherine is a member of the team that developed the game-changing PurePower® Geared Turbofan™ engine ushering in a new generation of aircraft.

She credits the Employee Scholar Program for giving her a broad professional view and enabling her to go deeper on the technical side of her career. Says Katherine, “The ESP provides a wonderful opportunity to develop and strengthen your academic foundation.” Through the ESP, she earned both a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute as well as an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.

Katherine is quick to point out that the ESP is a vital part of the mentoring culture at UTC. “When I talk to employees, I tell them that the ESP is an option they should consider when mapping out their career path. I believe it’s important that we get that message across and encourage future ESP scholars.”  

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