Ryan Forster, Ph.D.
Research Scientist


Ryan Forster is an expert in systems engineering, enterprise architecture, business processes modeling, requirements design and data management. He has more than eight years of experience supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) during which he has become an expert on Notices to Airmen (NOTAMs) and their related systems. Forster has played a significant role in the development, implementation, testing and analysis of multiple applications and services that impact the National Airspace System (NAS) and have thousands of users both domestically and abroad.

Forster has a Ph.D. in materials science and engineering from Northwestern University and a B.S.E in materials science and engineering from the University of Michigan. Forster also has his systems engineering and architecting certification from the Stevens Institute of Technology.