Prof. R Scott Kemp

Associate Professor of Nuclear Science and Engineering

Primary DLC

Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering

MIT Room: 24-208

Areas of Interest and Expertise

Nuclear Security
Nuclear Proliferation
Arms Control and Verification
Nuclear Energy Policy

Research Summary

Kemp's research combines physics, engineering, and the history of science to draw more clearly the limits and policy options for achieving international security under technical constraints. His primary interest lie with policy issues relating to uranium enrichment. He has also worked on space arms control, cyber security, and methods for detecting covert nuclear-weapon programs.

Recent Work