- He is the primary technology forecaster
William A. Herman is the Deputy Director of the Office of Science and Engineering Laboratories in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH).
He is responsible for developing the strategic scientific directions for this group, and for maintaining an anticipatory perspective for scientific support of the Center’s regulatory programs. He is the primary technology forecaster for CDRH. He has served on advisory and grant review panels for the National Science Foundation, the National Academy of Sciences, the National Institutes of Health, and the Department of Defense.