Nuclear Security Expert Panel Event: Ethics in Nuclear Security Science and Policy

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The Nuclear Policy Working Group is excited to announce its annual Nuclear Security Expert Panel Event. The theme of this year’s event was Ethics in Nuclear Security Science and Policy. Panel discussion focused on ethical issues related to the current nonproliferation regime, including the nonproliferation risks of dual-use nuclear technology, the safety and security culture of developing nuclear countries, and ethical dilemmas of bilateral nuclear agreements between NPT and non-NPT signatories. Panelists included:

  • Dr. Per Peterson, Professor of Nuclear Engineering at UC Berkeley and former William and Jean McCallum Floyd Endowed Chair and a Commissioner for the Blue Ribbon Commission on America’s Nuclear Future (Bio)
  • Dr. Charles Ferguson, President of the Federation of American Scientists (Bio)
  • Dr. Zachary Davis, Senior Fellow at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Lab (Bio)
  • Dr. Sabine Roeser, Professor of Ethics and Antoni van Leeuwenhoek Chair in the Department of Philosophy at TU Delft, Netherlands (Bio)

Events - 2014 Panel, Raluca ScarlatThe event was moderated by Dr. Raluca Scarlat,
a postdoctoral scholar with expertise in advanced
nuclear energy systems and lecturer for the Spring
2014 Engineering, Ethics, and Society course at UC


April 29, 2014, 7-9PM

Banatao Auditorium, Sutardja Dai Hall

Berkeley, CA 94720


We invite students and faculty of the UC Berkeley community, as well as members of the general public to participate in this event by submitting questions to be considered by our panelists. If you submit a compelling question, our panelists may directly address it during our event!

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