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Jonathan Rose

Professor - Electrical and Computer Engineering at University of Toronto

Jonathan Rose is a Professor in the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Toronto . In October 1998, he co-founded Right Track CAD Corporation, which delivered architecture for Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (FPGAs) and CAD software to FPGA device vendors. Right Track was acquired by Altera, and became part of the Altera Toronto Technology Centre, where Rose was Senior Director until April 30, 2003. His group at Altera Toronto shared responsibility for the development of the architecture for the Altera Stratix and Cyclone families. He served as Chair of the Edward S. Rogers Sr. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering from January 2004 through June 2009, and the the Director of the Engineering Business Minor from its inception in 2011 until 2017. He currently serves as the Chair of the Advisory board of the Engineering Entrepreneurship Hatchery. He was a founding member of the Maple Leaf Angels investment group in Toronto. He is a Fellow of the IEEE, a Fellow of the ACM, a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering, a Foreign Associate of the American National Academy of Engineering, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. His research was previously related to FPGAs including their architecture, Computer-Aided Design (CAD), and applications. More recently his research has pivoted to software and hardware technologies to support the Automation of Medicine, with a particular focus on mental health.