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Michael M. May

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Dates

December 23, 1925 – present

Authorized Form of Name

May, Michael M., 1925-

Biography

Abstract

Michael M. May was Co-Director, Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University (1993-2000). Other institutional affiliations include Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and E. L. Plesset Associates. His research interests include nuclear weapons policy and nuclear energy and its impact on the environment.

Important Dates

December 23, 1925Birth, Marseille (France).

1944Obtained BA, Whitman College, Walla Walla (Wash.).

1952Obtained PhD (Physics), University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley (Calif.).

1952 – 1957Research Physicist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore (Calif.).

1957 – 1960Vice President, E. L. Plesset Associates.

1960 – presentResearch Physicist (1960-1961); Associate Director (1962-1964); Director (1965-1971); Director Emeritus (1971-present); and Associate Director (1972-1988); Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore (Calif.).

1972 – 1974Member, General Advisory Committee, United States Atomic Energy Commission.

1972 – 1982Advisory Trustee, RAND Corporation.

1974 – 1976Senior Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Defense, Strategic Arms Limitations Talks, United States Delegation, United States Department of Defense.

1975Member, General Advisory Committee, United States Energy Research and Development Administration.

1983 – 1993Advisory Trustee, RAND Corporation.

1993 – 2000Co-Director, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University, Stanford (Calif.).

Occupation

Policy scientist and engineer.

Places

Birth

Marseille (France)

Undergraduate Education

Walla Walla (Wash.)

Graduate Education

Berkeley (Calif.)

Employment

Livermore (Calif.)

Stanford (Calif.)

Subjects

Arms control.

Energy policy.

Nuclear weapons.

Relationships

People

Colleagues

Alder, B. J.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Anastasio, Michael R.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Anderson, John D., 1930-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Batzel, Roger Elwood

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Bjorken, James D.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Brown, Harold, 1927-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Browne, John Charles, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Bucksbaum, Philip H.

Both employed at Stanford University.

Burchat, P. (Patricia)

Both employed at Stanford University.

Ceperley, David

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Clauser, John F. (John Francis), 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

DeWitt, Bryce S. (Bryce Seligman), 1923-2004

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Edwards, David F. (David Franklin)

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Fetter, Alexander L., 1937-

Both employed at Stanford University.

Foster, John S., 1922-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Furth, H. P.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Holdren, John P.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore Laboratory.

Kruer, William L.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Laughlin, Robert B.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and Stanford University.

Lindl, John

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

McKee, Christopher, 1942-

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Miller, George H.

Both employed at Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Nuckolls, John Hopkin

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Post, Richard F.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Tarter, C. B.

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory, Lawrence Livermore Laboratory and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

Teller, Edward, 1908-2003

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

York, Herbert F. (Herbert Frank)

Both employed at Lawrence Radiation Laboratory.

Institutions

Major Positions

E. L. Plesset Associates

Vice President.

Lawrence Livermore Laboratory

Associate Director.

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Associate Director.

Lawrence Radiation Laboratory

Research Physicist; Associate Director; and Director (Livermore campus).

Stanford University. Center for International Security and Arms Control

Co-Director.

Strategic Arms Limitation Talks II

Senior Adviser to the U.S. Secretary of Defense, United States Delegation.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

Rand Corporation

Advisory Trustee.

U.S. Atomic Energy Commission

Member, General Advisory Committee.

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration

Member, General Advisory Committee.

University of California, Berkeley. Department of Physics

Obtained PhD in Physics (1952).

Whitman College. Department of Physics

Obtained BA (1944).

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