Dr. Brooke Coley
Directorate for Engineering
Division of Engineering Education & Centers
Class of 2012
Brooke is a bioengineer whose research focuses on human movement and biomechanics, specifically the prevention of slips, trips and falls in older adults. She conducted research as a Ruth L. Kirschstein Fellow in the Human Movement and Balance Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh. She is a native of Chesapeake, VA, received her BS in Chemical Engineering as a Meyerhoff Scholar at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County and completed her doctoral degree at the University of Pittsburgh in Bioengineering with a concentration in Biomechanics. At the National Science Foundation, Brooke’s portfolio includes designing and conducting a study to evaluate the impact that the Engineering Research Centers have had on diversity in the engineering workforce.