Ross F. Goodman

Ross F. Goodman

Deputy Director, NYS Center for Advanced Technology in Nanomaterials and Nanoelectronics
Department of Nanoscale Science & Engineering

Juris Doctor, Albany Law School
BA, University at Albany
Admitted to the New York Bar

Ross Goodman

Professional Background
  • Staff Attorney, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP, Albany, NY 2007-08
  • Law Clerk, United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of New York, Albany, NY 2006-07
  • Law Clerk, United States Patent and Trademark Office, Alexandria, VA 2006
  • Law Clerk, BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc., New York, NY 2005


As Deputy Director, Program Management of the NYS Center for Advanced Technology in Nanomaterials and Nanoelectronics, Mr. Goodman’s responsibilities include assisting companies operating in NYS in bridging each phase in the research-development-deployment (RD&D) continuum.  Mr. Goodman accomplishes this through the systematic progression in technology transitions, workforce skills attainment, market adoption and entrepreneurial growth by aligning and coordinating an array of capabilities that support innovation with “applied research”, transitioning to development with “technology acceleration”, leading to deployment by demonstrating “manufacturing / operational performance.”

Selected Achievements

Developed and coordinated strategic consortia, center, and program activities that have resulted in more than $600 million of public and private investments through industry, university and government partnerships in diverse technology areas that include: semiconductor, photovoltaic, power electronics and silicon photonics.