Michael M. May, PhDProfessor of Management Science and Engineering, Emeritus; FSI Senior Fellow; CISAC Faculty Member
A survivor of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, 68 years ago, recalls the horror of that day before a Stanford delegation led by Scott Sagan, who is helping the city reinvent itself as a beacon for Global Zero - the movement for a world without nuclear weapons. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford Announcement
In a new paper published by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, Kate Marvel and Michael May explore the potentially game-changing events for the future of nuclear energy.
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A policy wonk makes a career of defense - Q&A with alumna Celeste Ward GventerCISAC in the news: Wall Street Journal on December 15, 2009
Celeste Ward Gventer, '96, talks about her career path and how a CISAC course, "Technology and National Security," influenced her decision to major in political science and become a senior defense analyst at Rand Corp. CISAC's Michael May mentored Gventer at Stanford. Read more »
Obama taps Berkeley scholar for high-level jobCISAC in the news: San Francisco Chronicle on April 18, 2009
CISAC faculty member Michael May is quoted in this article about President Obama's nomination of Michael Nacht for assistant secretary of defense, global strategic affairs. The article also mentions CISAC faculty member Michael McFaul, now special assistant to the president for national security affairs, and Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, CISAC senior research scholar, who is now also special assistant to the president. Read more »
CISAC, FSI Stanford News
A group of 12 scientists with extensive nuclear expertise, headed by Stanford physicist Michael May, is urging an international push to improve the science of nuclear forensics. They say there is an urgent need for more nuclear detectives, armed with science PhDs and instilled with the instincts of an investigator. And those detectives will need training, advanced equipment and stronger ties to intelligence agencies, political leaders and law enforcement.
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