Kimberly Chilton was a Human serving in Starfleet in the second half of the 24th century.
In her second year she attended a Starship Tactics course taught by Commander Gedna Tachion, impressing the seasoned officer enought he would select her as Defensive Technologies Officer aboard the USS Lionheart after graduation. ("New Orders")
While traveling to Starbase 315 aboard the USS Galaxy she began spending time with one of the ship's Navigation Officers, Lieutenant Junior Grade Michael Garrett, who was also transferring to the Lionheart.
After the Lionheart was relieved by the USS Mandela, she requested and was granted permission to join Stefan Bartok's team remaining behind to conitnue exploring Minosian technology. ("Return to the Arsenal")
After five months the team took their findings to Starbase 324 for further research.
By late 2373 she was part of a division working on a new shielding technology to resist polaron weapons.