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Robert F. Cooper, PhD
Robert Cooper, PhD

Robert F. Cooper, PhD

Assistant Professor, Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering; Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences


  • Marquette University
    Biomedical Engineering


BS, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, 2009
PhD, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, 2016


Dr. Robert Cooper received his PhD in biomedical engineering from Marquette University in 2016. He then completed a 4-year postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania before returning to Marquette University and the Medical College of Wisconsin as an assistant professor of biomedical engineering.

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Honors and Awards

2011: National Eye Institute Travel Grant, Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting
2014: Research Assistant Honors, Marquette University
2016: Young Investigator Award, Optical Society of America Fall Vision Meeting

Research Areas of Interest

  • Image Processing, Computer-Assisted
  • Photoreceptor Cells, Vertebrate
  • Retinal Diseases