F. Stuart Foster

F. Stuart Foster

Affiliation
University of Toronto, Sunnybrook Research Institute
IEEE Region
Region 07 (Canada)
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Country
CA
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F. Stuart Foster (Fellow, IEEE) is currently a Senior Scientist with Sunnybrook Research Institute, Toronto, ON, Canada, and a Professor with the Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto, Toronto. His current research centers on the development of high-frequency clinical and preclinical imaging systems, array technology, intravascular imaging, photoacoustics, and molecular imaging.,Dr. Foster is a fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Royal Society of Canada, and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He was elected as a foreign member of the U.S. National Academy of Engineering in 2017. He was a recipient of the Eadie Medal for his major contributions to engineering in Canada, the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, the Manning Award of Distinction for Canadian Innovation, the Ontario Premier’s Discovery Award, the 2010 Rayleigh Award, and the 2020 Biomedical Engineering Award from the IEEE. He is also the Founder and the Former Chairman of Fujifilm VisualSonics Inc., a company dedicated to preclinical and clinical micro-ultrasound. He co-founded Mouse Imaging Centre (MICe) now at the Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics. He has served on the Board of Directors for the National Cancer Institute of Canada and as the Chairman of its Committee on Research (ACOR). He serves on numerous advisory bodies and is currently an Associate Editor of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.(Based on document published on 10 January 2020).