Elizabeth Kappler is a Scientist at Explico Engineering Company. Her roles include providing technical support for biomechanics, accident reconstruction, and human factors analyses and conducting research. She holds a B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and will begin her medical degree at the University of Michigan Medical School in 2022.
Ms. Kappler has specific experience in medical device design and development. Her undergraduate research was conducted under the Neurotrauma and Translational Bioengineering Laboratory at Georgia Tech and was primarily focused on the development of a Virtual Reality concussion assessment tool for mild traumatic brain injuries. At Explico, Ms. Kappler continues to perform research characterizing Virtual Reality technology for forensic litigation. Before joining Explico, Ms. Kappler was involved in the clinical development of a low-cost phonocardiography-based fetal heart monitor for low-resource healthcare environments, utilizing ethnographic research methods. Ms. Kappler brings a diversity of experience with previous internships in operations and manufacturing.