Dr. Peter B. Lyons (PhD '69) Confirmed as the Department of Energy's Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy

Dr. Peter B. Lyons was confirmed by the Senate on April 14 as the Department of Energy's assistant secretary for nuclear energy.


"Pete Lyons' depth of expertise and experience make him uniquely qualified for this role, and I am confident he will continue to serve the department, the president and the nation with distinction," said Energy Secretary Steven Chu. "I applaud the Senate for quickly taking action to approve his nomination, and I look forward to our work together to ensure that safe nuclear power plays an important role in America's clean energy future."