Human Engineering Research Laboratories
Thursday, May 21, 2020
Last October, Rory Cooper crashed his handcycle during the early miles of a marathon. The director of Pitt’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories would go on to finish the remaining 23.2 miles, then spend four days in a coma. Read about his incredible recovery, and his long history of working to improve wheelchair users’ lives.
Friday, July 26, 2019
Friday, June 7, 2019
Rory Cooper has received many honors throughout his career, but none quite like the recognition he received from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office this May. His work in Pitt’s Human Engineering Research Laboratories is changing the evolution of mobility technology.
Monday, May 20, 2019
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
Tuesday, October 30, 2018
Friday, July 27, 2018
It seems like something from a sci-fi movie: humans wearing bionic technology to move more easily. But Pitt researchers are turning fiction into a reality, aiming to help people with paraplegia.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
Rory Cooper, founding director and VA senior research career scientist of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories in Pitt’s...
Thursday, March 8, 2018
The community of University of Pittsburgh alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends responded to this year’s Pitt Day of Giving by donating a record-setting $9,029,828.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Pitt's Advancing Inclusive Manufacturing program helps college students with conditions such as paraplegia, epilepsy and autism transition to careers in machining and engineering.