Grace Liu

Research Associate
East Asia Nonproliferation Program (EANP)


gracel@miis.edu
Monterey, CA
831.647.4179

Activities

Grace Liu is a research associate in the East Asia Nonproliferation Program at CNS. She produces geospatial intelligence, translates Korean and Chinese sources, and uses 3D modeling techniques to assess WMD and ballistic-missile capabilities. Her research focuses on applying open-source information to verify treaty compliance, particularly on the Korean Peninsula. She is currently working on applying machine learning capabilities to analyze remote-sensing data.

Background

Her previous work includes exploring prospects to codify the International Monitoring System as a verification measure in a Korean Peninsula Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zone, using remote-sensing data to monitor uranium production, and monitoring high-frequency satellite imagery to track missile launches.

Grace previously served as an analyst in the armed forces.

Areas of Research

  • East Asian missile and nuclear programs
  • Ballistic missiles and missile defense
  • 3D modeling
  • Nuclear fuel cycle and verification
  • Open-source and geospatial analysis
  • Gender in disarmament
  • Chinese & Korean linguist

Education

Grace holds a MA in Nonproliferation and Terrorism Studies from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies, a MBA in International Management and a BA in Military Science from the University of New Mexico.

 


CNS Work

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Twitter

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019 at 7:55am
Following the US designation of #Iran IRGC as an #FTO and a couple months of increasingly escalatory events in the Persian Gulf...check out all the IRGC sites @cyjabbari has geolocated. https://t.co/vahVrQNpel
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 4:11pm
In the recording “studio” complete with whiskey and coke. Look out for the next @cash_podcast coming out soon! #NorthKorea #cashmoney #sanctions #laws @whirlybird_04 https://t.co/E15D04m0rW grace_c_liu photo
Tuesday, May 21st, 2019 at 11:30am
Surprisingly assertive statement: “The United States should deliberate and think over the consequences its outrageous act might have on the future developments. Also the United States must return our cargo ship without delay."
https://t.co/fGZViCJ8GH