Cori Espelien is a PhD student at the University of Virginia Center for Applied Biomechanics. After receiving her B.S. in biomedical engineering from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, Cori worked as a process engineer for a medical device company. In her PhD research, Cori is interested in investigating high-rate axial loading impacts in the combat theater.
- B.S. Biomedical Engineering – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo
- Injury biomechanics
- Underbody blasts on warfighters
- Pelvis and spine injuries
- Hiking, soccer, cooking and baking