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Siegfried S. Hecker

CISAC scholars urge continued US-Russia collaboration

News / June 13, 2014
CISAC's Siegfried Hecker and Peter Davis advocate the continued U.S.-Russia collaboration on nuclear weapons safety and security, despite frosty relations between the two superpowers.
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Tehran Times does rare Q&A with Hecker on nuclear cooperation

News / June 2, 2014
In a rare and exclusive interview in the Tehran Times, Siegfried Hecker tells Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari that the only way forward for the country's nuclear program is through international cooperation.
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Hecker promotes nuclear cooperation in Moscow, despite Ukraine crisis

Q&As / May 1, 2014
CISAC Senior Fellow Siegfried Hecker and a delegation of American scientists traveled to Moscow last week to revitalize nuclear cooperation with Russia, despite diplomatic tensions between the United States and Russia over the crisis in Ukraine.
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Hecker responds to NKorea's intent to expand nuclear arsenal

Q&As / April 10, 2013
North Korea says it will restart its nuclear facilities, including its nuclear reactor in Yongbyon, which had been mothballed since 2007. CISAC's Siegfried Hecker -- who has visited North Korea numerous times and was given a tour of its uranium enrichment facility in 2010 -- and considers the consequences in this Q&A.
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A message from the CISAC co-directors

News / January 5, 2012
The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) is Stanford University’s hub for researchers tackling some of the world's most pressing security and international cooperation problems. Learn more from CISAC Co-Directors David Relman and Amy Zegart.
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Law professor noted for public service to be appointed CISAC co-director

News / November 9, 2010
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar (MA '96, PhD '00), a lawyer, scholar, and former official in the Clinton and Obama administrations, will assume the position of co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) at the conclusion of the current academic year, FSI Director Coit Blacker and Law School Dean Larry Kramer have announced.
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CISAC launches new initiative to reduce nuclear risks

News / June 16, 2010
William Perry, former secretary of defense, and Siegfried Hecker, former director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, have joined forces to launch the Nuclear Risk Reduction initiative to address the changing nuclear threat following the end of the Cold War and the rise of international terrorism. The project is based at FSI's Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), which Hecker co-directs.
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CISAC experts command airwaves as Obama rolls out nuclear agenda

News / April 13, 2010
With the release of the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, the signing of the new START Treaty and President Obama's Nuclear Security Summit, it's been a memorable time for CISAC's security experts, many of whom played prominent as well as behind-the-scenes roles in negotiations related to these events, as ongoing news coverage reveals.
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CISAC's Siegfried Hecker receives 2009 Enrico Fermi Award

News / September 17, 2009
Professor Siegfried S. Hecker, co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) and director emeritus of Los Alamos National Laboratory, has been named a recipient of the 2009 Enrico Fermi Award, one of the U.S. government's oldest and most prestigious science and technology prizes.
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Siegfried Hecker awarded 2008 Los Alamos Medal

News / September 26, 2008
CISAC Co-Director Siegfried Hecker has been awarded Los Alamos National Laboratory's highest honor, the Los Alamos Medal.
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CISAC's Lewis and Hecker visit North Korea, confirm shutdown of nuclear facilities

News / August 13, 2007
John Lewis and Siegfried Hecker, researchers with the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University, visited the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Aug. 7 to 11, 2007, where they met with North Korean officials and specialists to discuss a number of topics, including the nuclear program, health, and education.
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Renowned nuclear scientist named CISAC co-director

News / January 25, 2007
Siegfried S. Hecker, a prominent U.S. expert on nuclear technology and policy, was appointed co-director of the Center for International Security and Cooperation, in the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford University on Jan. 16. He also assumed positions as a professor (research) in the Stanford School of Engineering's Department of Management Science and Engineering and a senior fellow at FSI.
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Former national laboratory director to join CISAC as visiting professor

News / August 9, 2005
Siegfried S. Hecker, a senior fellow and emeritus director of Los Alamos National Laboratory, will join CISAC as a visiting professor in 2005-2006. He will teach undergraduates and pursue research and policy advising on nuclear proliferation and the security of nuclear weapons stockpiles.
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