Welcome, Dr. Rosen!

Dr. Jonathan Rosen has joined the Biomedical Engineering faculty as Professor of the Practice to offer BME Master of Engineering students an enriched and expanded graduate biomedical educational experience that will now incorporate direct collaborations School of Architecture, the Data Sciences Institute, and the Schools of Nursing and Medicine.  Dr. Rosen also holds an Adjunct Professor appointment in the Biomedical Engineering Department at Boston University. He is the founding Executive Director of the Institute for Technology Entrepreneurship and Commercialization, and has served as Special Assistant to the Provost for Entrepreneurial Studies at Boston University. 

Dr. Rosen has also had the honor of being a Visiting Scholar at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, where he developed new models for translational research in micro-robotics, computer-assisted surgical instrumentation, tissue engineered organ systems, and advanced biomaterials delivery systems.

As Director of Technology Implementation for the Center for Integration of Medicine and Innovative Technology (CIMIT), at Partners Healthcare Systems, Dr. Rosen facilitated the collaboration between clinicians, engineers and scientists developing breakthrough medical technologies in the fields of orthopedics, cardiovascular surgery, radiology, and diagnostic systems. He founded the Global Health Program at CIMIT and continues to develop medical technologies for low-resource settings.  His research on translational models for pediatric medical technologies lead to the formation of the Institute for Pediatric Innovation where he served as a founding member of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Rosen’s corporate career in the medical devices field spans more than four decades. He served as Chief Technology Officer for the Surgical Division of Johnson & Johnson, Director of Advanced Technology at the J&J Corporate Office of Science and Technology, and Director, Cardiovascular New Products at the J&J Vascor Heart Valve Division. Following his work at J&J, Dr. Rosen participated in the formation of Novoste Medical Systems as the founding CTO, and he founded MnemoSciences, GMbH, where he served as Managing Director.  He currently serves as the Chief Business Development Officer and Executive Director, Life Sciences at NBD Nanotechnologies. 

Dr. Rosen received his PhD in Biomaterials Science from Case Western Reserve University, his MBA in Strategic Planning from Columbia University, and his MS and BSE in Materials Science from the University of Michigan.