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U.S. reactor technologies to be featured at IAEA conference
A virtual side event at the 64th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency will spotlight U.S. reactor technologies. The free event, US Reactor Technologies: Flexible Energy Security for Real-World Challenges, will be held this Thursday, September 24, from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (EDT).
The event will highlight the capabilities of small modular reactors and other innovative reactors for addressing countries’ current needs. It will also examine anticipated challenges in the future, as well as underscore the need to act now.
The event is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy. Advanced registration is required.
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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 Techincal 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