Prof F. Stuart FosterUniversity of Toronto, Sunnybrook Reseach Institute, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

    F Stuart Foster is currently a senior scientist at Sunnybrook Research Institute and Professor Department of Medical Biophysics, University of Toronto. His current research centres on the development of high frequency clinical and preclinical imaging systems, array technology, intravascular imaging, photoacoustics, and molecular imaging.   Stuart is a Fellow of the IEEE, the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, the Royal Society of Canada and the Canadian Academy of Engineering. He is the founder and former Chairman of Fujifilm VisualSonics Inc., a company dedicated to preclinical and clinical micro-ultrasound.  Dr. Foster co-founded the Mouse Imaging Centre (MICe) now at the Toronto Centre for Phenogenomics.  He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Cancer Institute of Canada and as Chairman of its Committee on Research (ACOR).  He has previously been the recipient of the Eadie Medal for major contributions to engineering in Canada and has been the recipient of the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Medal, the Manning Award of Distinction for Canadian Innovation and the Ontario Premier’s Discovery Award.  He serves on numerous advisory bodies and is currently an Associate editor of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology.  Dr. Foster was the recipient of the 2010 Rayleigh Award from IEEE and was elected a foreign member of the US National Academy of Engineering in 2017.

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