The President today announced his intention to nominate Shelby Templeton Brewer to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy).
Since 1977 Mr. Brewer has served as Director of the Office of Program Planning and Evaluation and Assistant Secretary for Nuclear Energy, Department of Energy. In 1975-77 he was Chief, Program Planning and Assessment, Division of Reactor Development and Demonstration, Energy Research and Development Agency, Atomic Energy Commission (ERDA/AEC). Mr. Brewer was special technical assistant to the Director (ERDA/AEC) in 1971-75. In 1968-71 he was a consultant on nuclear reactor engineering. Mr. Brewer has served on various committees on nuclear energy including serving as Chairman, Task Force on Light Water Reactor Technology, Department of Energy.
Mr. Brewer was graduated from Columbia University (B.A., 1960) and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.S., 1966, Ph.D., 1970). He has authored many articles on nuclear energy.
Mr. Brewer is married and has two children. He resides with his family in Gaithersburg, Md. Mr. Brewer was born in Little Rock, Ark., on February 19, 1937.