Howard Hall

The Governor’s Chair for Global Nuclear Security is Howard Hall, a world-renowned expert in the intervention of nuclear terrorism.

Hall is a nuclear chemist who explores ways to detect and control illicit radioactive materials. He also focuses on methods for responding to and recovering from nuclear incidents.

Hall is jointly appointed as part of the faculty of the Bredesen Center for Interdisciplinary and Graduate Education (CIRE). He is a Senior Fellow in Global Security Policy at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy and serves as Director of the Baker Center’s Global Security Policy Program. He also serves as Director of the UT Institute for Nuclear Security.

Howard Hall

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UT Phone: 865-974-2525
ORNL Phone: 865-241-8133

UT Office:
Pasqua Nuclear Engineering Building
1004 Estabrook Road
Knoxville, TN 37996–2300

ORNL Address:
Oak Ridge National Lab
PO Box 2008 MS-6315
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6315