Simons Chair of the Liu Institute for Global Issues
University of British Columbia
M. V. Ramana is professor and Simons Chair in Disarmament, Global and Human Security at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs (SPPGA), University of British Columbia. He is also director of the Liu Institute for Global Issues and acting director (2020-2021) of the Centre for India and South Asia Research (CISAR) in the Institute of Asian Research.
His research interests are in the broad areas of international security and energy supply, with a particular focus on topics related to nuclear energy and fissile materials that can be used to make nuclear weapons. He combines technical skills and interdisciplinary methods to address policy relevant questions related to security and energy issues. He is the author of "The Power of Promise: Examining Nuclear Energy in India."