Michael M. May, PhDProfessor of Management Science and Engineering, Emeritus; FSI Senior Fellow; CISAC Faculty Member
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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CISAC Op-ed: New York Times on June 12, 2007
The possibility of terrorists obtaining and using a nuclear bomb cannot be ignored, write CISAC's William Perry and Michael May and Ashton Carter, at Harvard, who co-directs the Preventive Defense Project with Perry. In "After the bomb," a New York Times op-ed, the three experts on nuclear weapons and nonproliferation outline key considerations for planning an effective response to a terrorist nuclear attack--a response that would preserve lives and democracy. Read more »