Dr. Rory Cooper is the founder and CEO of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories (HERL), affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, the US Department of Veterans Affairs, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr. Cooper holds various academic positions and honorary titles, including at the University of Pittsburgh and institutions in Hong Kong and China. His career focuses on enhancing mobility, function, and quality of life for individuals with disabilities through advanced Engineering, clinical Research, and Medical rehabilitation.