Alexander Glaser

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering and International Affairs, Co-Director of the Program in Science and Global Security


Office: 221 Nassau St., 202

Phone: 609-258-5692

Research interests: Nuclear energy; climate change; nuclear reactor technologies; neutronics calculations; nuclear fuel cycle analysis and modeling; nuclear arms control and disarmament verification; projects in partnership with the Program in Science and Global Security and the Program in Science, Technology and Environmental Policy of the Woodrow Wilson School.


  • Students in virtual reality course

    Students implement visions through virtual reality

  • Tamara Patton and Alexander Glaser

    Virtual reality project on nuclear threats to premiere at Sundance Film Festival

  • Princeton's small commuter line

    Princeton’s “Dinky” train helps nuclear arms control researchers

  • Vintage Apple computer system

    Pac-Man-era microchip could help gobble up nuclear warheads

  • World map of simulated nuclear war

    Project to build a diverse coalition of researchers to confront nuclear dangers

  • Technology aids diplomacy of arms control


  • Applied Physics

  • Energy and Environment

  • Public Policy

  • Security and Privacy


  • Student uses drill press while others observe.

    Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

  • Fountain by the SPIA

    Princeton School of Public and International Affairs

  • Faculty member, seated at end of row of colleagues, leads panel discussion.

    Andlinger Center for Energy and the Environment