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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Brouillette: Nuclear should be part of California’s energy problem solution
In an op-ed published on September 25 in the Orange County Register, Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette decryed the state of California’s handling of its energy crisis.
Brouillette criticized state leaders for championing a 100 percent renewable energy plan that ignores nuclear and natural gas. He also found fault with the plan to prematurely close the Diablo Canyon nuclear power plant.
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Steven P. Nesbit
President of LMNT Consulting and an ANS member since 1989, is the next ANS vice president/president-elect
Steven A. Arndt
ANS Fellow and member since 1981, senior technical advisor at the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
Lori A. Braase
ANS member since 2016, program manager at Idaho National Laboratory
Anna S. Erickson
ANS member since 2005, associate professor at Georgia Institute of Technology
Richard H. Lagdon
ANS member since 1983, chief engineer of nuclear operations and safety at Bechtel National
Luc G. G. Van Den Durpel
(Non-U.S. at-large member) ANS member since 2004, managing director of Nuclear-21 in Belgium
Harsh S. Desai
ANS member since 2011, who was named to fill the director position left vacant by Steve Nesbit's election as VP/president-elect