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Wednesday, May 15 • 10:00am - 11:00am
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Hear from Founding Director and VA Senior Research Career Scientist, Dr. Rory Cooper, and tour HERL’s extensive lab space which includes a clinical laboratory, a robotics laboratory, and a prototyping and testing facility. HERL is at the forefront of assistive technology research seeking solutions to mobility problems for veterans and all people with disabilities using state-of-the-art laboratories and research instruments. HERL’s research encompasses a wide spectrum of the most up-to-date technology, from virtual reality experiments to electronics work with robotics to 3D computer modeling, printing, and machining.

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Rory Cooper

Associate Dean for Inclusion, SHRS, FISA / Paralyzed Veterans of America Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, University of PIttsburgh
Rory A. Cooper is the Founding Director and VA Senior Research Career Scientist of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, a VA Rehabilitation R&D Center of Excellence in partnership with Pitt. Cooper has authored or co-authored over 300 peer-reviewed journal publications. He has 20 patents awarded or pending. Cooper is the author of two books: "Rehabilitation Engineering Applied to Mobility and Man... Read More →

Wednesday May 15, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Human Engineering Research Labs 6425 Penn Ave, Pittsburgh, Pa 15206