Laura Walker, PhD (Alumni)

Photograph of Laura Walker Expertise And Interests
  • Eye Movements
  • Low Vision
  • Computational Modeling

Executive Director (Alumni)

Dr. Laura Walker was the founding Executive Director of the Envision Research Institute (ERI). She completed her Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Doctorate of Philosophy in Vision Science at the University of California, Berkeley.

In her role as Executive Director for the ERI, her research and programmatic activities greatly expanded to address issues in low vision and blindness rehabilitation, employment and accessibility. She put her energies into mentoring young scientists and collaborating with faculty at Wichita State University (WSU) in electrical engineering and computer science, human factors and biomedical engineering.