National Nanotechnology Policy
Richard M. Russell
Associate Director, Office of Science and Technology Policy, Executive Office of the President, US
Richard M. Russell is Associate Director in the Office of Science and Technology Policy in the Executive Office of the President. As Associate Director he serves as OSTP Director Dr. John Marburger’s deputy for technology. Prior to being chosen by the President for his current position, Russell served as OSTP’s Chief of Staff. Russell also worked on the Presidential Transition Teams for the Department of Commerce, National Science Foundation and OSTP. From 1995-2001, Mr. Russell worked for the House of Representatives Committee on Science, which has oversight responsibilities for all Federal civilian research and development and authorizing responsibilities for most civilian science programs. He has a background in technology and environmental policy.