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Michael Tu

Michael Tu
Spring 2010 Fellow
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Michael Tu
Spring 2010 Fellow
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Tu is a Senior Engineer with the U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of National Security and Technology Transfer Controls. He provides technical expertise to support US export controls ranging from regulatory review to law enforcement support. He regularly supports industry outreach and international engagement, and has also been a member of the US delegation to the Wassenaar Arrangement. Prior to joining Commerce, Tu worked at the Center for Nonproliferation Studies, the National Academy of Sciences, the University of Pennsylvania Health System, and Raytheon Missile Systems. Following his fellowship, Tu worked as a Research Associate at the DC office of the Center for Nonproliferation Studies. During his time at CNS-DC, he worked both for the Chemical and Biological Weapons Nonproliferation Program and the Nuclear Threat Initiative project, maintaining a broad research portfolio that included inventory and arsenal tracking of CBW and delivery systems in the Middle East, microbial forensics and bioattribution, and missile defense.