People news: Rory Cooper

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Rory Cooper, PhD, has been inducted as a fellow for the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Cooper, a University of Pittsburgh professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences associate dean for inclusion and Human Engineering Research Laboratories founding director, was elected a fellow “for distinguished contributions to the field of bioengineering and health and rehabilitation sciences, particularly for applications for people with disabilities.” AAAS is an international nonprofit organization with the stated goals of promoting cooperation among scientists, defending scientific freedom, encouraging scientific responsibility and supporting scientific education and outreach. It is also the publisher of the well-known scientific journal Science.