Nuclear Power without Nuclear Proliferation?
Stated Meeting, Stanford CA
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Monday, October 15, 2007
John Hennessy (2 min.) has been president of Stanford University since
2000. He joined Stanford's faculty in 1977, and was named the Willard and Inez Kerr
Bell Endowed Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science in 1987. In
1984, he co-founded MIPS Computer Systems, now MIPS Technologies, which designs
microprocessors. At Stanford, he has served as director of the Computer System Laboratory,
dean of the School of Engineering, and provost. He is a recipient of the 2000 John
Von Neumann Medal, the 2000 ASEE R. Lamme Medal, the 2001 Eckert Mauchly Award and
the 2001 Seymour Cray Award. He is a member of the National Academy of Engineering
and the National Academy of Sciences, and a fellow of the Association for Computing
Machinery, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, and the American
Academy of Arts & Sciences.
Scott Sagan (6 min.) is a professor of political
science at Stanford University and co-director of Stanford’s Center for International
Security and Cooperation. Previously, Sagan was a lecturer in the Department of
Government at Harvard University and served as a special assistant to the director
of the Organization of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in the Pentagon. He has also served
as a consultant to the office of the Secretary of Defense and at the Sandia National
Laboratory and the Los Alamos National Laboratory. Sagan is also a member of the
American Academy’s Committee on International Security Studies.
William J. Perry (6 min.) is the Michael and Barbara
Berberian Professor at Stanford University as well as a senior fellow at the Hoover
Institution and at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford.
He is also co-director of the Preventive Defense Project at Stanford’s Institute
for International Studies. Previously, Perry served as Secretary of Defense from
February 1994 to January 1997. He was also co-director of Stanford’s Center for
International Security and Arms Control from 1988 to 1993. Perry is a Fellow of
the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Alexei Arbatov (10 min.) is a scholar-in-residence
as well as co-chair for non-proliferation at the Carnegie Endowment for International
Peace’s Moscow Center. He is also head of the International Security Center in the
Institute for International Economy and International Relationships at the Russian
Academy of Sciences. Between 1994 and 2003, Arbatov served in the Russian Parliament
as a member of the Yabloko Party.
Thomas Isaacs (17 min.) is director of policy,
planning, and special studies at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Previously,
Isaacs held positions in the High-Level Radioactive Waste Program and in the Office
of Safeguards and Security at the Department of Energy. He was also lead U.S. delegate
to the Radioactive Waste Management Committee of the Nuclear Energy Agency.