Katalin Voros graduated from the Drexel Institute of Technology (Philadelphia) in 1966 with a B.S. degree in Physics. She worked as a process engineer for Philco-Ford Microelectronics (bipolar ICs), Solid State Scientific, Inc. (RF transistors, CMOS circuits), and Microwave Semiconductor Corporation (HF power transistors). She joined RCA's David Sarnoff Research Center in Princeton, New Jersey in 1980 as an associate member of technical staff, in high density bulk CMOS (SRAM) development.

In 1984 Ms. Voros received her Master of Science degree in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at the University of California, Berkeley, where she was retained in the Microfabrication Laboratory as a process development engineer. Ms Voros was Operations Manager of the UC Berkeley Microlab, 1986-2010. She also participated in an inter-departmental reserch group studying competitive manufacturing in the semiconductor industry.

Ms. Voros is a member of the Electrochemical Society, and a Senior Life Member of IEEE. She is a recipient of the University of California, Berkeley, Administrative & Professional Staff Distinguished Achievement Award (1991), the Berkeley Staff Assembly's Excellence in Management Award (1995 and 2001) and the Chancellor's Outstanding Staff Award (2011). Katalin received the Gold Cross of Merit of the Republic of Hungary in 2009.

After 30 years with the University of California, Berkeley, Katalin Voros had been conferred the title R&D Engineering Manager Emerita, upon retirement on 1 July 2013.