Game Changers for Nuclear Energy


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Kate Marvel and Michael M. May
Global Nuclear Future

Kate Marvel is the William J. Perry Fellow in International Security at the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University. She received a Ph.D. in theoretical physics from the University of Cambridge.

Michael May is Professor Emeritus (Research) in the School of Engineering at Stanford University, where he is also a Senior Fellow with the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies. He is former Codirector of Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation and is Director Emeritus of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. He has held a number of government advisory positions, was a member of the U.S. delegation to the Strategic Arms Limitations Talks, and is a Fellow of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science. May received the Distinguished Public Service and Distinguished Civilian Service Medals from the Department of Defense, and the Ernest Orlando Lawrence Award from the Atomic Energy Commission, as well as other awards. His current research interests are in nuclear security, energy, environment, and terrorism, and in the relation of nuclear weapons and foreign policy.