Frank N. Von Hippel

Co-director, Program on Science and Global Security, Princeton University
Princeton, NJ

Dr. Frank von Hippel is co-director of Princeton University’s 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 and energy.  Dr. von Hippel has written extensively on the technical basis for nuclear nonproliferation and disarmament initiatives, the future of nuclear energy, and improved automobile fuel economy. He won a 1993 MacArthur fellowship in recognition of his outstanding contributions to his fields of research.