Tim Thies is a Researcher in the research and transfer project "Arms Control and Emerging Technologies". He holds a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Kleve. In September 2021, he will conclude his studies in IFSH’s postgraduate Master’s program Peace and Security Studies. Tim Thies is an alumnus of the National Academic Scholarship Foundation and a member of the trilateral Young Deep Cuts Commission. He worked as an intern in the European Parliament, the German Bundestag, and as a student research assistant at the Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker Centre for Science and Peace Research (ZNF). Most recently, Tim completed the Visiting Fellows program at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California.

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Tim Thies’ research focus lies on arms control and the impact of emerging technologies on strategic stability. He is particularly interested in the implications of advanced conventional weapons, like hypersonic boost-glide missiles, for crisis stability in selected regions.