Director, Monash Institute of Medical Engineering

Professor Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld AM OBE

Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld is responsible for the overall leadership of the Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME).

MIME involves exciting interdisciplinary collaborations with Monash engineers and clinicians to develop new approaches to promote human health. Projectss integrate engineering principles, biomedical technologies, and preclinical and clinical research with the aim of creating novel technologies that can be developed by our commercial collaborators for improving the delivery of healthcare.

Jeffrey has a particular focus on overall clinical leadership of institute activities ensuring close integration with Monash University teaching hospitals as well as the development of the clinical nodes of MIME.  In additional he ensures the strong participation by leading clinicians in MIME research projects and MIME’s industry engagement. Jeffrey also plays a leading role in philanthropic engagement.

Professor Rosenfeld is one of Australia’s top academic neurosurgeons. In addition to being Director of Monash Institute of Medical Engineering (MIME), he is:
• Senior Neurosurgeon, Department of Neurosurgery, The Alfred.
• Adjunct Professor in Surgery at the F. Edward Hebert School of Medicine, Uniformed Services University of The Health Sciences (USUHS), Bethesda, Maryland, USA, Honorary Professor of Neurosurgery Longgang Central Hospital, Shenzhen China and Honorary Professor in Neurosurgery, University of Papua New Guinea (PNG).
• Major General, Australian Defence Force
• A principal investigator in the Monash Bionic Vision Group

His research interests include: Brain machine interface, Medical bionics, Electrode design, Neurotrauma, Application of stem cell technologies to brain and spine, and Military medicine applications. His capabilities include Design and implantation of intracranial, intra-spinal devices (human and animal), Clinical trials, Medical robotics, Ethics of medtech applications, Military Medicine, Surgery and Neurosurgery.



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