Stephen M. Goldberg is Special Assistant to the Director
at Argonne National Laboratory, where he is involved in several international projects
on the economics of nuclear energy as well as a study on the economics of small
modular reactors and supporting studies for the U.S. Department of Energy’s
International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation. Previously, he worked at
the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) as its representative on nuclear
security to the National Security Council. At OMB, he helped complete several major
nonproliferation agreements, including one in which the United States would purchase
highly enriched uranium from Russia to use as nuclear fuel in its power plants.
Goldberg received the Executive Office of the President’s highest award for
his assiduous work and dedication leading to successful negotiations between the
United States government and the Russian Federation. He also received a series of
outstanding achievement awards at the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission in recognition
of efforts to provide technical and economic advice to the Commission, including
the licensing of the Seabrook Nuclear Station. He is Senior Advisor to the Academy’s
Global Nuclear Future Initiative.
Robert Rosner is the William E. Wrather Distinguished Service Professor in
the Departments of Astronomy and Astrophysics and Physics at the University of Chicago.
He is former President of UChicago Argonne, LLC and former Director of Argonne National
Laboratory. Previously he served as Chief Scientist and Associate Laboratory Director
of the Center for Physical, Biological, and Computational Sciences at Argonne, Chairman
of Astronomy and Astrophysics at the University of Chicago, and Director of the
Center for Astrophysical Thermonuclear Flashes at the University of Chicago. He
was Rothschild Visiting Professor at the Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences
at the University of Cambridge in 2004. His research is in the areas of plasma astrophysics
and astrophysical fluid dynamics and magnetohydrodynamics (including, especially,
solar and stellar magnetic fields); high energy density physics; boundary mixing
instabilities; combustion modeling; applications of stochastic differential equations
and optimization problems; and inverse methods. He is a Fellow of the American Physical
Society and a Foreign Member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. He
was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and serves
as Senior Advisor to the Academy’s Global Nuclear Future Initiative. He also
serves as a member of the Academy’s Council.