Liza holds her Master’s degree in Biomedical Visualization from the University of Illinois, Chicago and her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology with a concentration in Cognitive Neuroscience from Purchase College, SUNY. She is currently a Senior XR Software Application Engineer at Emerge, where she works on a team developing tactile experiences for virtual reality (VR) environments. Prior to that, she was a medical app developer for Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, AZ, where she collaborated with neurosurgeons using game development tools like Unity to develop biomedical educational applications for computers, phones, tablets, and virtual reality.