Eugene Sevin is an independent consultant with expertise in nuclear and conventional weapons effects, hardened facility design, and computational structural mechanics. He has provided consulting services to Engility Corporation, the Defense Threat Reduction Agency, the Institute for Defense Analyses, and others. In addition, his government service includes serving as DNA’s Chief of the Strategic Structures Division, DNA’s Assistant to the Deputy Director (Science and Technology) for Experimental Research, and Director of Space and Missiles Systems for the Office of the Secretary of Defense. Dr. Sevin has also held numerous academic positions, including Adjunct Professor of Applied Mechanics at Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), Director of Engineering Mechanics Research at IIT’s Research Institute, Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Technion (Israel Institute of Technology), and Head of Mechanical Engineering at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. He holds a Ph.D. in applied mechanics and a B.S. in mechanical engineering from the Illinois Institute of Technology, as well as an M.S. in mechanical engineering from the California Institute of Technology.