TITLE

But who will run the new generation?

AUTHOR(S)
Rothstein, Linda
PUB. DATE
January 1993
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;Jan/Feb1993, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Cites figures from the Energy Department that show the number of students entering nuclear engineering programs has dropped precipitiously, along with the numbers of nuclear engineering programs. In 1975, 80 universities had departments, today that figure is 38. Students are currently graduating at about the same rate as retirements in the field, but new demands for engineers would strain the system, according to Larry Blair, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee.
ACCESSION #
9301180707

 

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