Bryan C. Bower is the Director of the West Valley Demonstration Project (WVDP) in West Valley, New York. The WVDP is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) managed cleanup of the only commercial nuclear fuel reprocessing facility operated in the United States. Prior to his appointment as the Project Director in July 2006, Bower held a number of positions at the project with increasing responsibilities.
In his 31 years with the DOE, Bower has also worked at the DOE-Headquarters in Germantown, Maryland and the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico.
Prior to his career in DOE, Bower held several positions of increasing responsibility in the U.S. Air Force at Holloman AFB, New Mexico.
Bower is a 1985 graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and has a Bachelor of Science in nuclear engineering. He was commissioned in the U.S. Air Force through the Air Force ROTC program.