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Lester G. Paldy Distinguished Service Professor Technology and Society College of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Contact Information

204 Harriman Hall

Stony Brook, 11794

631/632-4796

Biography

Lester Paldy is a former Marine officer and member of U.S. nuclear weapon negotiating delegations in Geneva and at the UN. His work on nuclear weapons issues includes the threat posed by terrorists attempting to build and use an improvised nuclear device and the multilateral agreement signed by with Iran. He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and a consultant for several federal agencies.

Education

  • Graduate Researcher, Naval Research Laboratory
  • MS, Hofstra University
  • BS, Stony Brook University

Courses

Term Role Course ID Description
Fall 2018 Primary Instructor HON 401 Global Issues
Spring 2017 Primary Instructor HON 117 Honors Topics
Fall 2017 Primary Instructor HON 117 Honors Topics
Spring 2016 Primary Instructor LDS 102 Leadership and Service
Spring 2015 Primary Instructor LDS 102 Leadership and Service
Spring 2015 Secondary Instructor LDS 488 UGC Internship
Fall 2014 Supervisor LDS 488 UGC Internship
Fall 2014 Supervisor LDS 488 UGC Internship
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