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Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
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Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
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Fusion Science and Technology
Wanted: Information leading to a neutron source for fusion energy R&D
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science published a notice in the March 27 Federal Register calling for input on technological approaches to a Fusion Prototypic Neutron Source (FPNS) for materials irradiation research under DOE-SC’s Fusion Energy Sciences program, as well as partnership models that could accelerate the construction and delivery of the facility. The request for information (RFI) calls for responses by May 11.
Downloads: Download Nomination Form
Presented at the
Topical Meeting of Fusion Energy (TOFE) or the ANS Annual Meeting
The Fusion Energy Division Outstanding Achievement Award recognizes individuals with a continued history of exemplary achievement requiring professional excellence and leadership of a high caliber in the fusion science and engineering area. The purpose of this award is to promote to others that the ANS Fusion Energy Division encourages such technical accomplishment and recognizes its importance to fusion.
The award consists of an engraved plaque or an object of ornamental or useful type with intrinsic value . The award is presented at Topical Meeting of Fusion Energy (TOFE) or the ANS Annual Meeting.
Nominees must be an ANS member, in the Fusion Energy Division, and must be living at the time of award selection. Specific criteria include:
The FED Outstanding Achievement Award was established in 1977 as a Division-Administered award by the ANS Fusion Energy Division.
Nominations are solicited through a bi-annual announcement in ANS publications and independent efforts of the Fusion Energy Division and through the channels of the Fusion Energy Division Topical Meeting on Fusion Energy (TOFE).
Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to Jake Blanchard at email@example.com and cc'd to firstname.lastname@example.org.