Scott Mize named Foresight Institute president

Aug. 4, 2004 — The Foresight Institute has appointed Scott Mize to the position of president. He has 20 years of experience in the information technology, new media, and Internet industries, and has been tracking the development of the nanotech field for over 15 years.

Prior to joining Foresight, Mize was co-founder of AngstroVision, Inc., a developer of nano-imaging instruments. He was also chair of the Nanotechnology Opportunity Report board, a business consultant for nanomaterials firm, Technanogy, and advisor to nanotech software company, Accelrys.

Based in Palo Alto, Calif., Foresight was founded in 1986 to educate the public about nanotechnology. Its first conference on molecular nanotechnology preceded the signing of the National Nanotechnology Initiative by 10 years. The Institute’s Feynman Prize in Nanotechnology has honored top nanotech scientists since 1993.

Christine Peterson, founder and former president of the Institute will remain at Foresight as vice president focusing on public policy, legislative issues and education.

POST A COMMENT

Easily post a comment below using your Linkedin, Twitter, Google or Facebook account. Comments won't automatically be posted to your social media accounts unless you select to share.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

NEW PRODUCTS

SEMI-GAS broadens gas mixing capabilities for highly corrosive gases
08/28/2014SEMI-GAS Systems, a provider of ultra-high purity gas delivery equipment, recently broadened the capabilities of its custom Xturion ...
Entegris announces GateKeeper GPS platform
07/15/2014Entegris, Inc., announced last week the launch of GateKeeper GPS, its next-generation of automated regeneration gas purification system (GPS) technology....
Bruker introduces Inspire nanoscale chemical mapping system
07/15/2014Bruker today announced the release of Inspire, the first integrated scanning probe microscopy (SPM) infrared system for 10-nanometer spatial...