Geoffrey Chase, PhD

Professor of Mechanical Engineering, University of Canterbury

New Zealand

Professor Geoffrey Chase is a Professor in Mechanical Engineering at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand, who specializes in dynamic systems modeling and control applied to medicine and structures.

He spent six years working for General Motors and a further five years consulting and doing research in Silicon Valley, working for companies such as Xerox PARC, ReSound, Hughes Space and Communications, and Infineon Technologies, before moving into his role at the University of Canterbury.  His research focuses on the intersection of engineering and clinical medicine, primarily in intensive care.

Dr. Chase has published over 1,200 journal and conference papers and holds 15 U.S. and European patents.  He founded 2 startup companies, while also being a member of the Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand (FRSNZ), the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (FASME), and the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ).

Professor Chase received his Bachelor of Science degree from Case Western Reserve University in Mechanical Engineering.  Thereafter, he obtained his Master of Science and PhD from Stanford University.

Geoffrey Chase, PhD