Mareena Robinson Snowden is a senior engineer in the National Security Analysis Department at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory. Her current research portfolio includes future nuclear weapon systems, nuclear crisis issues, and new technology for surface warfare. Prior to joining JHU APL, Mareena was a Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow with the Nuclear Policy Program at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, where her research focused on nuclear arms control verification and nonproliferation. She has also served as a National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) Graduate Fellow (NGFP) in the Office of Major Modernization Programs; this office is responsible for the modernization of warhead systems and ensuring access to the strategic materials used in the US stockpile. Mareena holds a PhD in nuclear engineering from MIT, and a BS in physics from Florida A&M University. Her doctoral research, funded by the NNSA Stockpile Stewardship Graduate Fellowship Program, focused on the use of radiation detection in the verification of nuclear arms reduction treaties. She is a former N Square Innovators Network fellow.
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