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Arnold Kramish

Kramish received his undergraduate degree from the University of Denver and his master’s degree from Harvard University.

He worked at the Special Engineering Division at Los Alamos between 1944 and 1946 where he was responsible for the simultaneity of the detonators over the entire sphere of the implosion device.

Following the war, Kramish worked with the Atomic Energy Commission, RAND Corporation and was posted in Paris as US Science and Technology Counselor for UNESCO and OECD in 1976.

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During the Reagan administration, Kramish served as technical director of a White House study on the Strategic Defense Initiative and advisor to the Undersecretary of Defense for policy.

Kramish is the recipient of a Carnegie Fellowship and a Guggenheim Fellowship.