Geoff Chase, PhD
University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
Professor Chase received his B.S. from Case Western Reserve University in 1986 in Mechanical Engineering. His M.S. and PhD were obtained at Stanford University in 1991 and 1996. He spent 6 years working for General Motors and a further 5 years in Silicon Valley, including Xerox PARC, ReSound, Hughes Space and Communications, and Infineon Technologies, before the University of Canterbury in 2000. His research focuses on the intersection of engineering and clinical medicine, primarily in intensive care. Dr. Chase has published over 1200 journal and conference papers and 15 US and European patents. He founded 3 startup companies, and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NZ (FRSNZ), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (FASME) and IPENZ (FIPENZ).