Foresight Nanotechnology Roadmap

Foresight Nanotechnology Roadmap 2017-08-03T12:04:21+00:00

The Technology Roadmap for Productive Nanosystems charts a path beginning with current nanotechnology capabilities to advanced systems. The Roadmap is a first attempt to lay out a step-by-step course of development that must take place to move from one stage to another, with milestones for achieving each step. With the support and collaboration of our partners, The Waitt Family Foundation and Battelle, we identify the gap between the basic nanostructured materials of today, and the potential of productive nanosystems.

Access the roadmap and supporting material via the links below: 

Productive Nanosystems: A Technology Roadmap 

Press Release

What Industry Experts are Saying

Working Group Proceedings 

 

About The Waitt Family Foundation – Helping Good People do Great Things

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The Waitt Family Foundation was established by Gateway Founder Ted Waitt in 1993 and is headquartered in La Jolla, California. The Foundation is affiliated with three institutes formed by Waitt, including the Institute for Historical Discovery, the Institute for Violence Prevention, and the Institute for Scientific Breakthroughs. The Foundation is led by its President, John Heubusch. For more information about The Waitt Family Foundation and its related institutes: www.waittfoundation.org

 

About Battelle

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Battelle is a global leader in science and technology. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, it develops and commercializes technology and manages laboratories for customers. Battelle, with the national labs it manages or co-manages, oversees 19,000 staff members and conducts $3 billion in annual research and development. Battelle innovations include the development of the office copier machine (Xerox), pioneering work on compact disc technology, medical technology advancements, and fiber optic technologies. For more information about Battelle: www.battelle.org

 

Roadmap Steering Committee Members

Paul AlivisatosPaul Alivisatos, Chancellor’s Professor of Chemistry and Materials Science, UC Berkeley, and Director, Materials Sciences Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Alex KawczakAlex Kawczak, Vice President, BioProducts and Nanostructured Materials, Battelle
Pearl ChinPearl Chin, Research Fellow, Foresight Nanotech Institute Charles M. LieberCharles M. Lieber, Professor, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Division of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
K. Eric DrexlerK. Eric Drexler, Chief Technical Advisor, Nanorex Christine PetersonChristine Peterson, Vice President, Foresight Nanotech Institute
Mauro FerrariMauro Ferrari, University of Texas-Houston Institute of Molecular Medicine – NanoMedicine John RandallJohn Randall, Chief Technology Officer, Zyvex
Doon GibbsDoon Gibbs, Deputy Director for Science and Technology, Brookhaven National Laboratory Jim RobertoJim Roberto, Chief Research Officer and Deputy Laboratory Director, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
William A. Goddard, IIIWilliam A. Goddard, III, Professor of Chemistry and Applied Physics, California Institute of Technology and Director, Materials and Process Simulation Center Nadrian C. SeemanNadrian C. Seeman, Professor of Chemistry, New York University and President, International Society for Nanoscale Science, Computation and Engineering
William A. HaseltineWilliam A. Haseltine, President, William A. Haseltine Foundation for Medical Sciences and the Arts Nadrian C. SeemanRick Snyder, CEO of Ardesta, Chairman of Gateway
Steve JurvetsonSteve Jurvetson, Managing Director, Draper Fisher Jurvetson J. Fraser StoddartJ. Fraser Stoddart, Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry, Northwestern University
  Ted WaittTed Waitt, Chairman of Avalon Capital Group and the Waitt Family Foundation

Roadmap Partners

Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO), the leading biotechnology industry group   Nano Science and Technology Institute (NSTI), the leading organization for the development and integration of nanotechnology
Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the leading power industry research organization   SEMI, the leading global industry association for equipment, materials and service companies enabling micro- and nano-scale manufacturing
NanoBusiness Alliance (NBA), the leading nanotechnology business association   Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), the world’s leading professional society supporting manufacturing education
SPIE, an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light.    

 

Other Participants

Project Management

  • Alex Kawczak, Battelle Memorial Institute
  • K. Eric Drexler, Nanorex
  • John Randall, Zyvex Labs
  • James Von Ehr, Zyvex Labs
  • Pearl Chin, Foresight Nanotech Institute
  • Christine Peterson, Foresight Nanotech Institute

Editors

  • K. Eric Drexler, Nanorex
  • John Randall, Zyvex Labs
  • Stephanie Corchnoy, Synchrona
  • Jeffrey Soreff, IBM
  • Damian Allis, Syracuse University
  • James Von Ehr, Zyvex Labs
  • Alex Kawczak, Battelle Memorial Institute
  • Michael L. Steve, Battelle Memorial Institute

Front Cover Design

  • Katharine Green, Zyvex Labs

 

Roadmap Working Group members

Radoslav R. Adzic
Brookhaven National Laboratory
 
 

Damian Allis
Syracuse University
Theorist-in-Residence, Department of Chemistry

 

Ingemar André
University of Washington
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry

 

 
Tom Autrey
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
Don Baer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 

Sandra Bishnoi
Illinois Institute of Technology
Assistant Professor of Chemistry

 
Brett Bosley
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Joe Bozell
University of Tennessee
 
 
Philip Britt,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 

Paul Burrows
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Laboratory Fellow, Energy Science and Technology Division

 
David Cardamone
Simon Frazer University
 
 
Ashok Choudhury
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Stephanie Corchnoy
Synchrona
 
 

James Davenport
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Director, Computational Science Center

 
Robert J. Davis
The Ohio State University
 
 
Shawn Decker
South Dakota School of Mines
 
 

Mitch Doktycz
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Life Sciences Division and Condensed Matter Sciences Division

 

Eric Drexler
Nanorex
Chief Technical Advisor

 
Joel D. Elhard
Battelle Memorial Institute
 
 
Jillian Elliot
Foresight Institute
 
 

Doug English
University of Maryland
Assistant Professor of Chemistry & Biochemistry

 
Leo Fifield
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 

Keith Firman
University of Portsmouth
Reader in Molecular Biotechnology, Biological Sciences

 

David R. Forrest
Institute for Molecular Manufacturing

President

 

Robert A. Freitas Jr.
Institute for Molecular Manufacturing
Senior Research Fellow

 
Glen Fryxell
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
Dan Gaspar
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
David Geohegan
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Anita Goel
Nanobiosym
 
 
J. Storrs Hall
Engineering Research Institute
Institute for Molecular Manufacturing
Research Fellow
 
Alex Harris
Brookhaven National Laboratory
 
 
Amy Heintz
Battelle Memorial Institute
 
 
Evelyn Hirt
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
Linda Horton
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Ed Hunter
Sun Microsystems
Senior Technical Assistant to the CTO
 
Ilia Ivanov
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Neil Jacobstein
TeKnowledge
CEO
Institute for Molecular Manufacturing
Chairman
 
Evan Jones
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
Richard Jones
University of Sheffield
 
 
John Karanicolas
University of Washington
Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Biochemistry
 
Alex Kawczak
Battelle
Vice President
 
David Keenan
Nanoscience Technologies
 
 
Peter Kong
Idaho National Laboratory
Technical Leader
 

James Lewis
Foresight Institute
Research Analyst and Technical Editor

 
Alan Liby
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Kwiang Lee Lim
Singapore Engineering Research Council
 
 
Eric Lund
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
Russ Miller,
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 

Jim Misewich
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Chairman, Condensed Matter Physics and Materials Sciences

 
Scott Mize
Foresight Nanotech Institute
 
 
Lorrie-Ann Neiger
Brookhaven National Laboratory
 
 

Lee Oesterling
Columbus Labs, Battelle
Principal Research�Scientist�

 
Lori Peurrung
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 

John Randall
Zyvex
Vice President

 
Fernando Reboredo
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 
Mark Reeves
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 

Steven M. Risser
Battelle Memorial Institute
Principal Research�Scientist

 
Sharon Robinson
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 

Paul Rothemund
CalTech
Senior Research Fellow, Computer Science, Computation and Neural Systems

 
Jay Sayre
Battelle Memorial Institute
 
 

Christian E. Schafmeister
Temple University
Department of Chemistry

 
Thomas Schulthess
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 

Nadrian Seeman
New York University
Professor, Department of Chemistry

 
Ida Shum
Idaho National Laboratory
 
 
Mark Simpson
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
 
 

Dennis Smith
Clemson University
Professor, Department of Chemistry

 

Vincent Soh
Clemson University
Professor, Department of Chemistry

 
Jeff Soreff
IBM
 
 
Rob Tow
Sun Microsystems
 
 
Mike Thompson
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
 
 
Bhima Vijayendran
Battelle Memorial Institute
 
 

Chiming Wei
American Academy of Nanomedicine
President

 
Chia-Woan Wong
Singapore Engineering Research Council
 
 
Stan Wong
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Associate Professor, Chemistry