Dr. David R. Forrest, President
David Forrest is President of the Institute for Molecular Manufacturing and a Senior Fellow at the Foresight Nanotech Institute.
He is a member of the Working Group for the International Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems, and of the Technical Advisory Group to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) on the ISO Technical Committee on Nanotechnology (TC/229).
His 1989 paper on the regulation of nanotechnology was the first paper written on this subject.
Dr. Forrest has performed technology and policy analysis of nanosystems and their consequences since 1985, and is currently employed as a materials research engineer at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in West Bethesda, MD.
He earned his doctorate degree in materials engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and is a registered professional engineer in the state of Pennsylvania.