Frank von Hippel

Frank N. von Hippel is a professor of Public and International Affairs emeritus, Princeton University, a co-founder of the Program on Science and Global Security at Princeton University’s School of Public and International Affairs, a founding co-chair of the International Panel on Fissile Materials, and a member of the Bulletin’s Board of Sponsors. A former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology, von Hippel’s areas of policy research include nuclear arms control and nonproliferation, energy, and checks and balances in policy making for technology. Most recently, he has been the coauthor of the book Plutonium: How Nuclear Power’s Dream Fuel Became a Nightmare (Springer, 2019) and the report Banning Plutonium Separation (International Panel on Fissile Materials, 2022).

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