The World's Aging Nuclear Workforce

There has not been a new construction of a reactor in the United States since 1977, so the average person who is earning their PhD in nuclear science now wasn't alive when the last plant was built. How are we going to deal with the brain gap? GWU scientist Christopher Cahill answered this question as a part of our ongoing Ask an Expert series. Click the questions on the right to get more answers and submit your own in the box below.

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