Frank von Hippel

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Frank von Hippel
Program on Science and Global Security
Princeton University

Frank von Hippel is a senior research physicist at Princeton University Program on Science and Global Security, and former assistant director for national security in the White House Office of Science and Technology under President Clinton. His areas of policy research include nuclear arms control and nonproliferation, energy, and checks and balances in policymaking for technology. Dr. von Hippel has written extensively on the technical basis for nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament initiatives and the future of nuclear energy. He won a 1993 MacArthur fellowship in recognition of his outstanding contributions to his fields of research.