Governor’s Chair for Global Nuclear Security
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 and leads UT’s publication of the International Journal of Nuclear Security.
In the News
September 2015 UT Launches International Journey of Nuclear Security
November 2014 Discovery Channel Daily Planet Dirty Bomb Detector
October 2012 Howard Hall’s Big Idea
March 2012 UT Launches Institute for Nuclear Security
February 2010 Quest Spotlight
May 2009 from Lawrence Livermore National Lab