Timur Kadyshev is a Senior Researcher with the natural sciences module of the Research and Transfer Project Arms Control and Emerging Technologies conducting independent technical research on ballistic and cruise missiles as well as on missile defense capabilities. Previously he worked as a Research Consultant at Princeton University’s Science and Global Security Program. Before that he worked as a Senior Research Scientist at the Moscow’s Center for Arms Control, Energy, and Environmental Studies, where he conducted research and supervised a course on Technical Aspects of Arms Control and Non-Proliferation. He spent an academic year of 2001/02 as a Science Fellow at Stanford University’s CISAC, and early in his career worked as a Research Fellow at the Defense and Arms Control Studies program at MIT.

Research Profile | Current Projects

Timur Kadyshev’s current research focuses on technical and political aspects of missile proliferation and missile defenses, with particular interest to capabilities of missile defenses and their effects on the global and regional military balances. His scientific interests include problems associated with development and deployment by certain powers of intermediate range missiles, as well as other types of fast kinetic weapons systems, which create potential threat to European security. His other interests include nuclear posture, strategic balance, and reduction of nuclear weapons.

Selected Publications