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Arye Rosen

Academy Professor, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science & Health Systems; Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives, Drexel University

Arye Rosen
Office: Bossone 504
Phone: 215-895-1913

Master of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
M.S., Physiology, Jefferson Medical College
Ph.D., Drexel University

Research Interests

Telemedicine, microwave/RF and semiconductors lasers in clinical applications, solid state devices


Arye Rosen received the Bachelor of Science degree in engineering (Cum Laude) from Howard University, Washington, DC, while employed at the Embassy of Israel in the Office of the Scientific Counselor. He received the Masters degree in engineering from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, the M.Sc. degree in physiology from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, and the Ph.D. degree in electrical engineering from Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Rosen, has been involved in research and development of microwave/millimeter-wave devices and circuits, microwave optical interaction, high-power semiconductor lasers and the utilization of energies for application in therapeutic medicine for the past 40 years. He currently hold appointments at Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, as Academy Professor of Biomedical and Electrical Engineering in the School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, and Associate Vice Provost for Strategic Initiatives. He has also been engaged in research in the Division of Cardiology at Jefferson Medical College since 1970, and, along with his son, Harel D. Rosen, MD, a neonatologist and himself a graduate of Jefferson Medical College, was a co-founder of the Medical Technology Center for Infants and Children, St. Peter's University Hospital, New Brunswick, NJ (2003).

Arye Rosen has authored more than 200 technical papers, co-edited two books: High Power Optically Activated Solid-State Switches (Norwood, MA: Artech House, 1993), and New Frontiers in Medical Device Technology (New York: Wiley, 1995), and co-authored a textbook entitled RF/Microwave Interaction with Biological Tissue (New York: Wiley, 2006), as well as eight book-chapters in the fields of engineering and medicine. He holds over 65 U.S. patents in the fields of engineering and medicine.

Dr. Rosen is an elected Member of the National Academies, National Academy of Engineering, "For contributions to microwave and laser technologies and the medical applications of these technologies" (2002 -). He is a Member of The Franklin Instituteís Committee on Science and the Arts (2003 -), and a Member of the John Scott Award Advisory Committee, City of Philadelphia Board of Directors of City Trusts (2004 -). He is a Life Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), elected in 1992 "For innovation in semiconductor devices and circuits for use in microwave systems and for microwave applications to medicine", a Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) (2005 -) and a Life Member of the Association of Professional Engineers of the Province of British Columbia, Canada (1965 -). He served as IEEE Distinguished Microwave Lecturer from 1997 to 2000, during which time he has presented his and othersí work in the U.S., Japan Europe and theMiddle East. He has consulted to several medical technology companies worldwide, as well as to investment trust corporations interested in funding innovative biomedical research. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including the IEEE MTTS Microwave Career Award (May 2010), the IEEE Third Millennium Medal (January 2000) and an IEEE Microwave Application Award (June 2000). He was also the recipient of a 1989 IEEE Region One Award, and a 1997 Drexel University College of Engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Distinguished Alumni Award.