Assuming STEM, At what age do tenured professors stop taking new students?
I am a first year PhD student and have my eye on one professor who seems to be really interesting and I feel he finds me as a good candidate too but for some reason that he refuses to discuss he does not wish to take me in. Most of his current students are 1-2 years from graduating.
I have a strong reason to believe that it's his age (60-65). That's when I thought about the more general question I am asking.
Sometimes people avoid taking students if they expect to retire or move before the student would graduate.