Zia Mian

Zia Mian is a physicist and co-director of Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security. A fellow of the American Physical Society, he received the 2019 Leo Szilard Award “for promoting global peace and nuclear disarmament” and the 2014 Linus Pauling Legacy Award for “his accomplishments as a scientist and as a peace activist in contributing to the global effort for nuclear disarmament.” Mian is co-chair of the Scientific Advisory Group of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons and a co-founder of the Physicists Coalition for Nuclear Threat Reduction. He is on the board of the Union of Concerned Scientists and a member of the UN Secretary-General’s Advisory Board on Disarmament Matters.