Ms. Corey Hinderstein traveled to College Station to meet with
TEES Nuclear Security Science and Policy (NSSPI) staff and students
and to address the Texas A&M University Student Chapter of the
Institute of Nuclear Materials Management (INMM).
Hinderstein is the Senior Coordinator for the Nuclear Security
Summit and Nonproliferation Policy Affairs at the Office of Defense
Nuclear Nonproliferation in the US Department of Energy's National
Nuclear Security Administration.
Hinderstein met with NSSPI graduate students at an informal
roundtable, where she learned more about the research students are
currently doing in nuclear security and nonproliferation at Texas
A&M. She gave a presentation to the Texas A&M INMM student
chapter in which she discussed the interrelationship of technical
and policy interests for decision making in Washington, D.C.
She also had the opportunity to interact with students at the
During her time at Texas A&M, Hinderstein also visited the
Nuclear Science Center, the NSSPI Radiation Detection and
Safeguards Laboratory, the NSSPI Nuclear Forensics Laboratory, and
the George Bush Presidential Library and Museum. In addition to
NSSPI faculty and staff, she also met with Dr. Arnold Vedlitz,
executive associate dean and Bob Bullock Chair at the Bush School
of Government and Public Policy and director of the Institute for
Science, Technology, and Public Policy.
Hinderstein's areas of specialization include minimizing uses of
highly enriched uranium, the management and verification of nuclear
fuel cycle activities internationally, improving nuclear security,
and arms control and nonproliferation verification. Hinderstein is
the current vice president for INMM and was formerly vice president
for material security and minimization at the Nuclear Threat
Initiative, working on global nuclear nonproliferation and