Ivan Oelrich, Ph.D.; (Arlington, Virginia) is a renowned expert in United States foreign policy. One of his primary fields of research is into the technology and verification procedures involved in arms control. Dr. Oelrich has held positions at the Institute for Defense Analyses, Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, the Congressional Office of Technology Assessment and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency. He has also been an associate professor at Georgetown and John Hopkins University. He's worked with the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) since 2002. He acted as guest professor of the ZNF in Hamburg from the 28th of August until the end of September, 2012.
Prof. Malgorzata Pfabe, Sophia Smith Professor of Physics, visited ZNF in June 2009. She joined Smith College (Northampton, Massachusetts) in 1982. She has previously specialized in theoretical nuclear physics and is currently doing a research on the properties and behavior of nuclear matter.
CV of Prof. Malgorzata Zielinska-Pfabe (PDF)
Visiting Professorship for Professor Clifford Singer
Prof. Clifford E. Singer is Professor at the Departments of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering and of Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He is also a core faculty member and former director of the Program in Arms Control, Disarmament, and International Security (ACDIS). From 18 May to 3 July, 2009 he visited the research project KlimaCampus of the University of Hamburg. He was invited on the initiative of the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Center Science and Peace Research and funded by the Cluster of Excellence CliSAP.
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Curriculum vitae of Prof. Clifford E. Singer (PDF)
Visiting Scientist Prof. Dr. Vladan Radosavljevic
Prof. Dr. Vladan Radosavljevic from the Military Institute of Preventive Medicine in Belgrade, Serbia, was visiting the Weizsäcker Centre for Science and Peace Research (ZNF) as a guest researcher from 1 November 2008 to 31 January 2009. His stay was funded by a grant provided by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Prof. Radosavljevic worked with the Research Group for Biological Arms Control. In cooperation with Dr. Ernst-Jürgen Finke, formerly head of the Bundeswehr Institute of Microbiology of the German Armed Forces, and Dr. Iris Hunger of the Research Group for Biological Arms Control, he looked into ways and means to differentiate between natural and deliberate epidemics. During his visit, Prof. Radosavljevic met with a wide range of bioweapons control experts and disease specialists; he exchanged views and discussed possibilities for future cooperation. Prof. Radosavljevic attended the annual meeting of the German Working Group on Chemical and Biological Weapons Disarmament and Nonproliferation on 17 November 2008 in Berlin and gave a presentation on „Bioterrorism. Epidemics, fear and panic and how to prevent them“ on 15 January 2009 during the ZNF’s Colloquium on Science and Peace Research.