Zia Mian

Zia Mian is with Princeton University’s Program on Science and Global Security, where he directs the Project on Peace and Security in South Asia. His research and teaching focuses on nuclear weapons and nuclear energy policy, especially in Pakistan and India, and on issues of nuclear disarmament and peace. Previously, he has taught at Quaid-i-Azam University, Islamabad, and worked at the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Islamabad. He is Co-Editor of Science & Global Security, the international journal of technical analysis for arms control, disarmament and nonproliferation policy. He is a founder member of the International Panel on Fissile Materials (IPFM), an independent group of arms-control and nonproliferation experts from 18 countries that works to reduce stockpiles of highly enriched uranium and plutonium, the key ingredients in nuclear weapons. He received the 2014 Linus Pauling Legacy Award for “his accomplishments as a scientist and as a peace activist in contributing to the global effort for nuclear disarmament and for a more peaceful world.”

Details about his work and writings can be seen here.

Nuclear Weapons Issues

Nuclear Energy


Other Writings