Kristiana completed their MS in Geology from Mars Lab at Western Washington University in January 2021, specializing in photometry and Martian analog materials. Since graduation, they have continued with the Mars Lab as a research associate and maintain and manage the Western Reflectance Lab. Kristiana has also done mutlispectral analysis on the science operations downlink team for Mastcam-Z team since 2020. Terrestrially, Kristiana has additional experience in field and remote mapping, and glacial and volcanic geomorphology. They enjoy taking their lab mates into the field when the opportunity arises.