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The Young Members Group works to encourage and enable all young professional members to be actively involved in the efforts and endeavors of the Society at all levels (Professional Divisions, ANS Governance, Local Sections, etc.) as they transition from the role of a student to the role of a professional. It sponsors non-technical workshops and meetings that provide professional development and networking opportunities for young professionals, collaborates with other Divisions and Groups in developing technical and non-technical content for topical and national meetings, encourages its members to participate in the activities of the Groups and Divisions that are closely related to their professional interests as well as in their local sections, introduces young members to the rules and governance structure of the Society, and nominates young professionals for awards and leadership opportunities available to members.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
North Carolina State University|Raleigh Marriott City Center
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DOE moves to strengthen domestic supply chain of critical minerals
The Department of Energy has issued new guidance for applicants to its Loan Programs Office (LPO), stating a preference for projects related to critical minerals.
The guidance, a notice for which was published in the December 1 Federal Register, aims to boost the domestic supply chain of critical minerals in support of two of President Trump’s executive orders: the September 2020 order regarding the nation’s reliance on foreign sources for critical minerals, and the December 2017 order regarding the implementation of a federal strategy to ensure a domestic supply of those minerals.
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ANS Annual Meeting
The Thermal Hydraulic Meritorious Service Award recognizes an individual for sustained and exemplary service to the nuclear thermal-hydraulic profession. Service can be in the form of:
Emphasis is placed on sustained, well-recognized, service contributions over a number of years but single exceptional one-time contributions may also be considered.
The award consists of an engraved plaque and a monetary award of $1,000. It is presented at the ANS Annual Meeting.
This award was established by the Thermal Hydraulics Division in 2020.
The THD has offered in the past a service award and technical award (the current Technical Achievement Award). The service award was later abandoned in favor of emphasizing the importance of the TAA. Given the recent growth of THD and the increase of individual contributors, THD established the Service Award is in the best interest of our members. In fact, given a large number of participants in the activities of THD this award seems necessary to balance the current award offering of THD which is skewed toward technical contributions. This award highlights the importance of the continued service contributions of our members, aimed at the growth of the thermal-hydraulic profession, and forming the next generation of nuclear scientists and engineers.
This award recognizes an individual for sustained and exemplary service to the nuclear thermal-hydraulic profession.
Nominees must meet the following criteria:
The candidate must demonstrate an individual or sustained contribution in one or more of the following areas:
Nominations must include the completed nomination form accompanied by the following supporting documents:
The THD Honors & Awards Committee, rather than the THD officers or Executive Committee, is responsible for reviewing the nomination packages and selecting an appropriate winner. If members of the THD Honors & Awards Committee are considered for the THD award, they recuse themselves from the selection process.
Nomination forms and supporting documents (in Word or Adobe Acrobat) should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, please visit the Thermal Hydraulics Division website.
Hard copies can be mailed to:
Honors and AwardsAmerican Nuclear Society555 N. Kensington AvenueLa Grange Park, IL 60526-5535