Who is the founder of nanotechnology?

"Nanotech" has no founder, per se. It can easily be argued that we have applied the principles of nanotechnology (by our definition) for hundreds of years - or more. This isn't a trick answer, but reflects the way we've come to understand the workings of the ultra small. Use the link below to a fine article put up by our friends at Wikipedia and get up to speed. This is an exploding area of investigation. Science fiction is way ahead of the scientists who investigate this area of technological development, but the furture here is so bright, you gotta wear shades to look in that direction.