Prof. Alexander Glaser


Thrust Area Lead

Princeton University



Alexander Glaser is an assistant professor at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and in the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Princeton University where he directs the Nuclear Futures Laboratory. His research interests focus on policy and technical aspects of nuclear disarmament and nonproliferation, nuclear transparency and verification, the nuclear fuel cycle, and nuclear energy. Dr. Glaser is the co-editor of Science and Global Security. He is a member of the International Panel on Fissile Materials, which publishes the annual Global Fissile Material Report. Glaser has consulted for the International Atomic Energy Agency and was a member of a joint working group of the American Physical Society and the American Association for the Advancement of Science on Nuclear Forensics: Role, State of the Art, Program Needs. He is a co-author of Unmaking the Bomb: A Fissile Material Approach to Nuclear Disarmament and Nonproliferation. Glaser received an M.A. and a Ph.D. in physics from Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany.