Tom Weis is an associate professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. Since 2015, he has explored how design and creativity might work to reduce nuclear threats. He has presented at the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the Disruptive Futures Nuclear Weapons Summit and has led collaborative workshops with design students and cadets at the US Military Academy at West Point. Weis recently initiated a Global Security Fellowship at RISD. He is working with two fellows exploring communication challenges around strategic stability and youth outreach. He is also working with a multidisciplinary team developing new concepts related to nuclear verification issues.