John Rose Santiago SJ
Xavier Institute of Engineering
Opp. Raheja Hospital Road, Mahim West, Mahim Causeway, Mumbai - 400 016 India
John Rose is a Jesuit priest working as the Director and associate professor at Xavier Institute of Engineering, Mahim. He holds Master’s degrees both in Physics and Computer Engineering. He earned his PhD in Electrical Engineering from the School of Engineering, Santa Clara University, California. His PhD degree is on power devices. He is an ardent supporter and promoter of Free and Open Source software. He along with Dr. Glenn Baptista and Prof. K.M. Kulkarni of VJTI in 2009 were the first to bring out a linux Operating System DVD called LAMP+ containing all the Engineering software pertaining to the Computer and IT syllabi of Mumbai University and distributed to many Engineering colleges in Mumbai. He was also instrumental in establishing and heading the Linux Research Lab at Xavier Institute of Engineering from 2009 to 2012. He was the deputy director of the same institute from 2011 to 2012. He has published one IEEE transaction paper and six IEEE conference papers.