Rosi Cooper, MPT, received a BA degree with a concentration in International Business from California State University, Sacramento in 1994 and the MPT degree in Physical Therapy from University of Pittsburgh in 1998. She is a RESNA certified Assistive Technology Professional (ATP). Cooper is an assistant professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology and the director of the UPMC Center for Assistive Technology (CAT) where she works as a Clinical Instructor/Wheelchair Seating Clinician. Cooper has been an author on several articles on wheelchairs and seating. She is a member of Beta Gamma Sigma, business academic honor society, and a member of APTA.