Director of Space & Planetary Regulation, Zeno Power
Alex Gilbert is a complex systems researcher focusing on nuclear innovation, space resources, energy markets, and climate policy. Drawing on interdisciplinary methods, he catalyzes the development and adoption of clean energy and advanced natural resource technologies.
Alex is the Director of Space & Planetary Regulation at Zeno Power, leading novel regulatory work to deploy commercial radioisotope power sources to outer space and the deep sea. Previously, Alex was Project Manager at the Nuclear Innovation Alliance, accelerating regulatory reform and commercialization for advanced nuclear reactors to mitigate climate change.
Alex is pursuing a PhD in Space Resources at the Colorado School of Mines, focusing on resource governance, environmental protection, and space nuclear power. He is also Adjunct Faculty at Johns Hopkins University, co-teaching a course on nuclear power technology and regulation.