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Vitaly Fedchenko

Senior Researcher

Vitaly Fedchenko

Vitaly Fedchenko

Vitaly Fedchenko is a Senior Researcher in the SIPRI Weapons of Mass Destruction Programme, responsible for nuclear security issues and the political, technological and educational dimensions of nuclear arms control and non-proliferation. He is the author or co-author of multiple publications on nuclear forensics, nuclear security, and nuclear non-proliferation.

Subject expertise

Nuclear technology; strategic forces technology; nuclear energy, nuclear reactors, nuclear fuel cycle, nuclear materials and fuel, uranium and plutonium; nuclear warheads, nuclear forensics and verification

Regional expertise


Russian, English, Swedish

BA and MA in Nuclear Physics, Moscow Engineering Physics Institute, Moscow, Russia

  • Institute of Nuclear Materials Management, Member
  • International Technical Working Group on Nuclear Forensics, Member
External publications