United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

Edwin Lyman

Edwin Lyman is a senior scientist at the Union of Concerned Scientists in Washington, DC. He earned a doctorate in physics from Cornell University in 1992.  From 1992 to 1995, he was a postdoctoral research associate at Princeton University's Center for Energy and Environmental Studies (now the Science and Global Security Program).  His research focuses on the prevention of nuclear proliferation, nuclear and radiological terrorism, and nuclear accidents.  He has published articles and letters in journals and magazines including Science, The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Science and Global Security, Arms Control Today, Nuclear Engineering International and Energy and Environmental Science.  He is a co-author (with David Lochbaum and Susan Q. Stranahan) of the book Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster (The New Press, 2014).
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