Because of generous supporters like you, FAS returned to its roots in 2013 with a new network model that brings together experts from science, engineering, political science, law, and policy, including many younger to mid-career experts. Through task forces, these experts have been shining spotlights on how to make government more accountable and reduce global catastrophic risks. FAS has also strengthened its highly regarded and effective Government Secrecy Project and Nuclear Information Project.
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FAS hosts a wide range of events, including briefings and symposiums, with government officials, policy experts, scientists, and engineers on issues related to international and national security.
FAS convenes awards ceremonies to recognize and commend contributions by outstanding scientists and political leaders to science and international security. The awards include the FAS Public Service Award, the Hans Bethe Award, and the Richard L. Garwin Award.
FAS staff and adjunct fellows comprise a highly skilled and dedicated team with professional experience in aeronautical engineering, biology, biochemistry, chemistry, environmental science, law, nuclear engineering, physics, and political science. Members of the Board of Sponsors, including over 60 Nobel laureates, are influential figures from the scientific and international communities who endorse FAS’s mission. Advisory Board members work with FAS staff on projects of mutual interest, share professional expertise, and provide other methods of support to enhance the organization’s mission and programs.