Upcoming Events

Nuclear Weapons Proliferation: How It Happened

June 18, 2013 10:00AM to 11:00AM
Kirsten Laurin-Kovitz (NE), Manager, Technical Nonproliferation Policy Support Section
Building 203, Room D120
Nuclear Engineering Seminar
Proliferation threat and response: Coevolution of proliferation and nonproliferation.

Abstract: The talk describes the ways in which countries have developed or acquired nuclear weapons, the response of the international nonproliferation regime, and the prospects for future control of nuclear weapons proliferation.

Dr. Laurin-Kovitz has a PhD in mechanical engineering from Northwestern University and has worked for many years in the nonproliferation field, travelling to dozens of countries to work with overseas colleagues.