Mr. Cooper is the founder of Cooper Consulting Service (CCS) and has been a consultant to the medical device community for over 25 years. He received a B.S.E.E. degree from the University of Houston in 1974 and a M.S.E.E. degree in 1981. He has registered as a professional engineer in Texas. He served as industry co-chairman of the AAMI Blood Pressure Monitoring Committee for twelve years. He is currently the Chair of the IEEE Houston Consultants Network and serves on the board of the Gulf Coast Medical Device Manufacturers. He has written articles for publication in professional journals and holds 15 patents in the field of medical devices.
Mr. Cooper has worked in medical instrumentation for over thirty-eight years. He started his career at Baylor College Medicine, where he worked in the Cardiovascular Engineering Laboratory for five years developing cardiac assist devices. He worked as a project engineer for five years for several companies where he designed and developed a Portable Medical Status and Treatment System for NASA, a portable a defibrillator-monitor, catheter tipped pressure transducers, a disposable pressure transducer and disposable pressure monitoring kits. He was director of engineering a Narco BioSystems for 1.5 years before starting CCS.