Dr. Yost received her BS in Civil Engineering at the University of Notre Dame in 2015. She received her MS in Geotechnical Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin in 2017. Dr. Yost received her Ph.D. in Geotechnical Engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2022. Currently Dr. Yost is an L.Robert and Mary L. Kimball Early Career Assistant Professor at the Penn State College of Engineering. She’s published several journal articles and conference proceedings from 2017 to present.