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Science and Technology

Scholarly Publications

Degradation of Biological Weapons Agents in the Environment: Implications for Terrorism Response

December 2005

We investigate the impact on effective terrorism response of the viability degradation of biological weapons agents in the environment.

Learning from Normal Accidents

January 2004

Normal Accidents' growing influence since 1984 on social science scholarship and across academic, business and governmental disciplines was not accidental.

Common-Sense Approach to High-Technology Export Control, A

March 1995

This report examines the cost and benefits, both national security and economic, of export controls on certain high-technology, dual-use items including computers, microprocessors, commercial...

Other Publications

China's Space Industry and Its Strategy of International Cooperation

July 1996

This paper reviews the activities and accomplishments of the Chinese space community in international cooperation and discusses appropriate ways of further cooperation with other nations.

Collaborative Project on Soviet Defense Conversion

December 1992

Stanford University's Center for International Security and Arms Control (CISAC) has undertaken a project to work with elements of the Soviet defense industry to help them convert production from...

Cooperative Business Ventures between U.S. Companies and Russian Defense Enterprises

April 1997

As a result of the rapid changes following the breakup of the Soviet bloc, there were suddenly new markets of hundreds of millions of people, covering a large portion of the earth, containing large...

Events

Nuclear Materials Protection, Nonproliferation, and the Future of Nuclear Energy

January 5, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

Biological Threats Enabled by Molecular Biology

January 11, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

Projects

Science, Technology and Security Seminars (2009-2010)

The Science, Technology and Security Seminars, which were suspended during the 2009-2010 academic year, featured advanced graduate students, faculty, and visiting scholars presenting their current...
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Science Seminar Series

The CISAC Science Seminar Series features speakers who present scientific subjects with international security and policy implications.
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Ballistic Missile Defense Technology and Policy

Missile defense capabilities play a key role in regional and international security issues.
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People

Rod Ewing Rodney C. Ewing Senior Fellow Professor of Geological Sciences
Siegfried S. Hecker Senior Fellow Professor, Management Science and Engineering
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security
Paul Edwards Paul N. Edwards William J. Perry Fellow
Kendra Ritterhern CISAC Honors Student
Samuel H. Lisbonne CISAC Honors Student
Matthew Daniels Affiliate
Mark Gorenflo Mark Gorenflo Affiliate
David Elliott Affiliate
Anne Clunan Anne Clunan Affiliate
Michael Hsieh Michael Hsieh Affiliate
Rebecca Slayton Rebecca Slayton Affiliate