has also served on the National Academies Committee on Science and Technology Policy Aspects of Selected Social and Economic Issues in Russia (November 1, 1999–November 10, 2000) and other National Academies committees. His research has focused on plasma physics, controlled thermonuclear research, and particle accelerators. He was granted several patents on accelerators and microwave devices and is the author or co-author of two books and many papers. He also serves as an advisor to various government agencies. In addition to involvement in several other scientific organizations, he is a fellow of the APS, the IEEE, and the AAAS and is a member of the American Nuclear Society.
Ms. Eileen S.Vergino is Deputy Director of the Center for Global Security Research (CGSR) at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL), a position she has held since 1999. She is responsible for developing and implementing new collaborations between CGSR and outside entities. Additionally, Ms. Vergino oversees community development activities with the city of Snezhinsk as part of the Nuclear Cities Initiative, and she has been instrumental in establishing the Sister City relationship between the cities of Livermore and Snezhinsk. From the time of the center's establishment in 1996 until 1999, she held the position of special assistant to the director of CGSR. She has served as the primary contact and science advisor representing LLNL with the U.S. Department of State for the International Science and Technology Center and the Science and Technology Center of the Ukraine. Ms. Vergino is the former Director of Education Programs at LLNL. She also worked for over 16 years as a seismologist in the LLNL Treaty Verification Program. During this time she published numerous papers on seismic yield estimation and discrimination studies. Additionally, she was the manager for Information Management and Computational Support within the Treaty Verification Program. Ms. Vergino earned her B.S. in Geophysics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Dr. Clifford G.Gaddy is a Fellow of the Economic Studies and Foreign Policy Studies programs at the Brookings Institution. Dr. Gaddy's expertise is in the Russian economy, and his current project at Brookings deals with the long-term outlook for the Russian economy and its implications for U.S. policy. He has served as a visiting professor of economics at Johns Hopkins University and an adjunct professor at the Center for Eurasian, Russian, and East European Studies (CERES), Georgetown University. Dr. Gaddy was formerly a research associate for the Berkeley-Duke Project on the Second Economy of the USSR. He has also served as a translator of several languages, including Russian and German. He received his B.A. from Wake Forest University in 1968 and his Ph.D. from Duke University in 1991. Dr. Gaddy has published many works on the