Karen Milchus

Senior Research Engineer

Karen Milchus, M.S. in Biomedical Engineering, is a senior research engineer. Her research focuses on identifying and providing accommodations to employees and students with disabilities, with a particular focus on computer-based solutions. Karen was a co-director of the Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center on Workplace Accommodations (Work RERC). Her research has included studies on the use and effectiveness of accommodations and universal design in the workplace, development of resources to help people make accommodation choices, studies on how to make science experiments accessible to students with disabilities, and development of training for rehabilitation professionals. Karen has provided assistive technology services to state vocational rehabilitation agencies in Georgia and Wisconsin. She is active in RESNA, an interdisciplinary association for the advancement of rehabilitation and assistive technologies.