PONI Breakfast with Dr. Vahid Majidi
Please join the Project on Nuclear Issues for a breakfast talk with Dr. Vahid Majidi, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Matters. Serving within the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs, Dr. Majidi is responsible for all aspects of nuclear weapon surety and the management, integration, and coordination of activities relating to the acquisition and modernization of the nuclear weapons stockpile. Dr. Majidi’s office approves procedures and requirements relating to all aspects of nuclear weapon logistics and establishes procedures for review, approval, and transmittal to the Department of Energy on nuclear weapons related matters.
Before his current assignment, Dr. Majidi served as the Chief Scientist for TASC Inc. and was the Director of University Multispectral Laboratories. He has also served as the Assistant Director for the Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate at the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Chemistry Division Leader at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, and Chief Science Advisor to the Department of Justice.
Dr. Majidi will speak about his experience in the nuclear enterprise and his thoughts on its future. The breakfast will run from 9am-10:30am on June 11 in the Second Floor ExxonMobil Room at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Please register using the link at right.
This event is off-the-record.