Biographical Note:



JOACHIM SCHULZE

is the Deputy Director of the Fraunhofer- Institute for Technological Trend Analysis (Fraunhofer INT) in Germany


The Fraunhofer INT advises the German Federal Ministry of Defense and other governmental departments as well as industry on questions of technology and on how to plan and realize new research and technology projects. In addition, it creates and continually updates an overview of the general research and technology landscape and of the entire spectrum of technological developments. The INT also performs its own experimental and theoretical research on the effects of ionizing and electromagnetic radiation on electronic components and systems.

Schulze participated in the negotiations for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty from 1994 to 1997 as Scientific Adviser to the German Disarmament Delegation. From 1997 to 2002, he was the first Chief of the Radionuclide Section of the International Monitoring System Division at the CTBTO, where he was responsible for the establishment and operation of the Treaty’s radionuclide network.  He served as Assistant to the CTBTO’s former Executive Secretary, Dr. Wolfgang Hoffmann, during the initial establishment of the organization.