Stanford Experts

Siegfried Hecker

Title:
Professor (research) of Management Science and Engineering; Senior Fellow at FSI, emeritus

Email:
shecker@stanford.edu

Phone:
(650) 725-6468

Website:
https://profiles.stanford.edu/siegfried-hecker

Description

Professor Hecker has visited North Korea several times and has been granted unusual access to the nation’s nuclear facilities. He is active in nuclear nonproliferation efforts. His research interests include plutonium science, nuclear weapon policy and international security, nuclear security (including nonproliferation and counter terrorism), and cooperative nuclear threat reduction. He has fostered cooperation with the Russian nuclear laboratories to secure and safeguard the vast stockpile of ex-Soviet fissile materials.