"Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime: History and a Systems View"
Speaker: Amir Hossein Mohagheghi
Time: Wednesday, February 7th, 2024 at 5.00 pm.
Location (Hybrid): Veteran Center Room, 1020.
Meeting ID: 846 9041 7461
Abstract: This talk will explore the dynamic history of the nuclear nonproliferation regime from its inception in the 1940s to the present day. Through a Systems lens, it will discuss the complex interplay of political, technological, and strategic factors that have shaped the regime's evolution through the three nuclear ages. Emphasizing the interconnected nature of global affairs, the discussion will highlight key milestones, challenges, and adaptations that characterize the regime's remarkable resilience in the face of geopolitical shifts and technological advancements.
Biography: Amir performs research, analysis, evaluation, and implementation of technology, policy, and global engagements in support of the U.S. government’s national security objectives to promote global peace and stability. He earned a Ph.D. in experimental high energy atomic physics from the University of New Mexico (UNM), with dissertation research conducted at the Los Alamos National Laboratory as part of the U.S. Strategic Defense Initiative.
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