COO of Quantum Signal LLC in Ann Arbor. Rohde has extensive expertise in integrating complex hardware and software signal processing systems and has designed, built, and tested diverse devices, such as biomedical instruments, walking and wheeled robots, hovercraft, and smart card readers. Quantum Signal develops and applies advanced image-processing based technologies, systems, and products for government and commercial applications. In 1996, Rohde created a novel, low-cost electrocardiogram for remote applications using the Nintendo Game Boy as a platform. Rohde co-founded Quantum Signal in 1999 with the express purpose of bringing advanced signal processing technologies from the academic research lab into the real world. Rohde has spearheaded and directed more than $10 million in advanced image-processing related research and development projects for the Army, Air Force, National Institute of Standards and Technology, and industrial clients. He has specific expertise in signal and image processing, robotics, real-time instrumentation, and measurement systems and has patented biomedical technology. Rohde is a member of Sigma Xi, IEEE, SPIE, Eta Kappa Nu, and Tau Beta Pi. He has bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering systems and a master's and PhD in biomedical engineering, all from the University of Michigan. He served as a Whitaker Foundation Fellow 1994-99.