Education

International intensive short-term education and training course of nuclear nonproliferation for undergraduate and graduate students

NEREC Summer Fellows Program

Nuclear Nonproliferation Education and Research Center

2021 NEREC Summer Fellows Program (On/Off Hybrid)

Due to the on-going Covid-19 pandemic, 2021 NEREC Summer Fellows program was offered as on-line/off-line hybrid program.

Dates

  • July 12 - August 13, 2021 (5 weeks)

Places

  • South Korea (Offline and live online hybrid)
    • Jeju Island (July 12 - August 1)
    • Daejeon (August 2 - 8)
    • Gyeongju (August 9 - 10)
    • Seoul (August 11 - 13)

List of 2021 NERECC Summer Fellows

  • 27 fellows from 19 countries

(1) Young Fellows 

Name

University

Major

Nationality

Adil Hassan Khan

KAIST

Industrial & Systems Engineering and Business Technology Management

Pakistan

Amanda Lynn Eijansantos

University of California, Irvine

Biochemistry & Molecular Biology

USA

Sohee Cha

Kyunghee University

Nuclear Engineering

ROK

Yoonki Lee

Hanyang University

International Relations

ROK

Esraa Mohamed Hamza

Alexandria University

Nuclear and Radiological Engineering

Egypt

Reem Rashed Alnuaimi

University of Sharjah

Nuclear Engineering

UAE

Shawon Saha

Bangladesh University of
Engineering and Technology

Mechanical Engineering

Bangladesh

Taiba Saeed

University of Sharjah

Nuclear Engineering

Pakistan

Youngju Jang

King’s College London

International Relations

ROK

Dorottya Zsiboracs

King’s College London

International Relations

Hungary

Mu’taz Farouq Alshannaq

Jordan university

Nuclear Engineering

Jordan

Roxanna Maria Scherer

King’s College London

International Relations

Germany

Sofia Barberis Canonico

King’s College London

International Relations

Italy

Sofya Aleksandrovna Kuriy

National Nuclear Research University MEPhI

International Scientific and Technological Cooperation

Russia

 

(2) Graduate Fellows

Name

University

Major

Nationality

Chee Tien Shee Ng Yuen Hing

KAIST

Nuclear and Quantum Engineering

Mauritius

Fui Tze Goh

Sogang University

International Finance

Brunei

Kayla T. Orta

Seoul National University

Korean Studies

USA

Mathew Jie Sheng Yeo

Seoul National University

International Cooperation

Singapore

Minju Kim

Korea University

International Studies

(Peace and Security)

ROK

Puteri Nuraliah Husna

KAIST

Nuclear and Quantum 
Engineering

Malaysia

SeRyoung Kim

Korea National Defense University

Military Strategy

ROK

Gregory Kobzar

Haifa University

National Security

Israel

Leila Hennaoui

Algerian University

Public International Law

Algeria

Peter James Mckenzie Rautenbach

London School of Economics

International Relations

Canada

Donghyeon Kim

University of Southern California

Political Science and International Relations

ROK

Runze Yu

Fudan University

International Relations

China

Bridgett Kathleen Neff-Hickman

Colorado State University

Political Science

USA

Lectures

Theme

Topic

Lecturer

Nuclear Technology

(4)

Overview of Nuclear Energy (+peer teaching)

Man-Sung Yim

Nuclear Fuel Cycle (+peer teaching)

Hojin Ryh

Nuclear Safety

Man-Sung Yim

Economics of Nuclear Power

Man-Sung Yim

Nuclear Nonproliferation

(6)

Overview of Nuclear Nonproliferation

Man-Sung Yim

Nuclear Materials Management (+peer teaching)

Sungyeol Choi

IAEA Safeguards (+peer teaching)

Sungyeol Choi

Nuclear Terrorism

Justin Hastings

North Korean Nuclear Problem:

From a ROK perspective

Sang Hyun Lee

North Korean Nuclear Problem:

From a U.S. perspective

Ankit Panda

Nuclear Risk Management

(2)

Risk Management of Nuclear Technology (1)

Man-Sung Yim

Risk Management of Nuclear Technology (2)

Man-Sung Yim

International Relations

(4)

Leadership in an Age of Disruptions and New Convergences

Chung Min Lee

How Do You Define the Most Pressing Global Security Threats at a Time of Simultaneous Crises

Chung Min Lee

International Relations Theories

Seong-Ho Sheen

Geopolitics: U.S.-China Strategic Competition

Sung-Han Kim

Research Methodology

(4)

S&T Policy

Soyoung Kim

Quantitative Analysis Methodology

Soyoung Kim

How to conduct policy research

Vipin Narang

How to write policy paper

Hyun-Seok Park

Special Lectures

(3)

Nuclear Taboo and Public Opinion

Scott Sagan

Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty

Steven Miller

Career Development

Steven Miller

Lecturers

(※Alphabetical order of last name)

  • Sungyeol Choi, Assistant Professor, Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering
  • Justin Hastings, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Sidney
  • So Young Kim, Professor, Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy; Director, Policy Center for 4th Industrial Revolution, KAIST
  • Sung-han Kim, Professor, Division of International Studies, Graduate School of International Studies; President, Ilmin International Relations Institute, Korea University
  • Chung Min Lee, Senior Fellow, Asia Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
  • Sang-hyun Lee, President, The Sejong Institute; President of Korean Nuclear Policy Society
  • Steven Miller, Director, International Security Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
  • Vipin Narang, Professor of Political Science, MIT
  • Ankit Panda, Stanton senior fellow, Nuclear Policy Program, Carnegie Endowment on International Peace
  • Hyeon Seok Park, Research Fellow, Governance Research Group, National Assembly Futures Institute
  • Scott Sagan, The Caroline S. G. Munro Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
  • Seong-Ho Sheen, Professor of International Security, Graduate School of International Studies, Seoul National University
  • Man-Sung Yim, Professor, Department of Nuclear and Quantum Engineering; Associate Vice President of International Office; Director, NEREC, KAIST

Group Research Work

No.

Research Topic

Research Title

Member

1

NPT (1)

Building Trust through Secrecy:

How can new Warhead Verification Technology be used to advance Arms Control and Disarmament?

Roxanna Maria Scherer (YF / On)

Amanda Lynn Eijansantos (YF / Off)

Donghyeon Kim (GF / On)

2

NPT (2)

The politics of arms control in the Middle East:

How to move towards Nuclear-Weapon-Free-Zone to prevent the further deterioration of regional security?

Dorottya Zsiboracs (YF / Off)

Mu’taz Farouq Alshannaq (YF / Off)

Leila Hennaoui (GF / Off)

3

CTBTO

In the Aftermath of Fukushima:

A Case for CTBTO’s Environmental Spin-off

Youngju Jang (YF / On)

Gregory Kobzar (GF / On)

Kayla T. Orta (GF / Off)

4

Nuclear supplier countries (1)

Nuclear Déjà-Vu: The case of Iran and Saudi Arabia nuclear program

Sofya Aleksandrovna Kuriy (YF / On)

SeRyoung Kim (GF / Off)

Mathew Jie Sheng Yeo (GF / Off)

5

Nuclear supplier countries (2)

NSG Plus:

Tackling proliferation by engaging the private sector

Yoonki Lee (YF / Off)

Fui Tze Goh (GF / Off)

6

Nuclear aspiring or importing countries

Denuclearization of the DPRK

through a Cooperative Threat Reduction Program:

Redefining the Roles of ROK and China in an Economic Engagement Approach

Sofia Barberis Canonico (YF / Off)

Adil Hassan Khan (YF / Off)

7

Impact of SMR

Impact of SMRs in Global Nuclear Development:

To what extent will the global spread of SMRs increase the proliferation of nuclear weapons?

Reem Rashed Alnuaimi (YF / On)

Shawon Saha (YF / On)

Peter Rautenbach (GF / Off)

8

Impact of disruptive technologies

Guiding the Use of Artificial Intelligence for Nuclear Nonproliferation:

Overview and Analysis of the Application of Artificial Intelligence in Nuclear Technology

Esraa Mohamed Hamza (YF / On)

Sohee Cha (YF / Off)

Chee Tien Shee Ng Yuen Hing (GF / Off)

Bridgett Kathleen Neff-Hickman (GF / Off)

9

Verification technologies

Verifying the Denuclearization of the 5MWe Reactor at Yongbyon

Taiba Saeed (YF / On)

Puteri Nuraliah Husna (GF / Off)

Runze Yu (GF / On)

10

North Korean Human Rights

(newly added)

The Road Not Taken:

Denuclearizing North Korea with Human Rights Foreign Affairs

Minju Kim (GF / Off)

Field Trips

  • Part (1) - Nuclear facilities and research institutes in Daejeon and Gyeongju
  • Part (2) - Government agencies and think-tanks in Seoul

 


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