Stephen R. Forrest, Ph.D.

Professor, University of Michigan

Stephen R. Forrest holds faculty appointments at the University of Michigan as Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor of Physics, and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering. He also leads the University’s Optoelectronics Components and Materials Group. From January 2006 to December 2013, Dr. Forrest also served as Vice President for Research at the University. From 1992 to 2005, Dr. Forrest served in a number of positions at Princeton University, including Chair of the Electrical Engineering Department, Director of the Center for Photonics and Optoelectronic Materials, and director of the National Center for Integrated Photonic Technology. Prior to Princeton, Dr. Forrest was a faculty member of the Electrical Engineering and Materials Science Departments at the University of Southern California. Dr. Forrest served as a member of the Applied Materials board of directors from 2008 to 2021.