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.
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.
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.
CISAC Co-Director Siegfried Hecker made his 44th trip to Russia marking the 20th anniversary of America's collaboration with that country's nuclear scientists. He is writing a book about how the partnership has helped reduce the world's nuclear threat.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.