Cori Espelien


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.


Education

  • B.S. Biomedical Engineering – California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

Research Interests

  • Injury biomechanics
  • Underbody blasts on warfighters
  • Pelvis and spine injuries

Other Interests

  • Hiking, soccer, cooking and baking