Bethany L. Goldblum

Bethany L. Goldblum is an associate research engineer in the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the University of California, Berkeley and executive director of the Nuclear Science and Security Consortium, a multi-institution initiative established by the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration to conduct research and development supporting the nation’s nonproliferation mission while expanding the talent pipeline. Her research focuses on fundamental and applied nuclear physics, neutron detection, scintillator characterization, multi-source analytics, and nuclear security policy. Goldblum also founded and directs the Nuclear Policy Working Group, an educational programming effort focused on developing policy solutions to strengthen global nuclear security. She is director of the Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Boot Camp at the Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation. Goldblum received a PhD in nuclear engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.