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The Education, Training & Workforce Development Division provides communication among the academic, industrial, and governmental communities through the exchange of views and information on matters related to education, training and workforce development in nuclear and radiological science, engineering, and technology. Industry leaders, education and training professionals, and interested students work together through Society-sponsored meetings and publications, to enrich their professional development, to educate the general public, and to advance nuclear and radiological science and engineering.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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Sen. Manchin urges Biden to preserve U.S. nuclear fleet
Highlighting nuclear’s role in providing reliable power, reducing emissions, and addressing climate change, Sen. Joe Manchin (D., W.Va.) sent a letter to President Biden, urging him to support the continued operation of the United States’ civil nuclear fleet and prevent further plant closures. Manchin, chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, said that preventing the closure of existing nuclear power plants is critical to achieving emission reduction goals while ensuring a reliable grid.
Callaway Energy CenterAmeren Missouri
Advanced Test Reactor
Oak Ridge National Laboratory High Flux Isotope Reactor
Texas A&M Nuclear Science CenterUniversity of Florida Text ReactorPurdue University ReactorOregon State UniversityWashington State University Nuclear ReactorUniversity of Wisconsin Nuclear ReactorNeutron Radiography Reactor
Nuclear Engineering Teaching Laboratory (NETL) at the University of Texas at Austin
B. Ralph Sylvia (posthumously)
Louis F. Storz
FFTF OperationsMaintenanceEngineeringin recognition of disciplined defueling operations and storage operations of spent mixed oxide fuel
Howard MaxwellThe Arizona Public Service Predictive Maintenance Team
Brookhaven National Laboratory
Leo B. Holland (Martin Marietta Energy Systems)Louis F. Storz (Toledo Edison)
George C. Fullmer (GE NuclearSan Jose) (retired)
Graham M. Leitch (Philadelphia Electric CompanyLimerick Generating Station)W. T. Ullrich (Tennessee Valley AuthorityBrowns Ferry Unit 3 Restart)
Patrick Tierney and Eward L. Watzl (Northern States Power)Henry D. HukillT. Gary Broughton and Michael J. Ross (GPU Nuclear Corp.)Robert M. BruggerDon M. AlgerJ. Charles McKibben and Chester B. Edwards, Jr. (University of Missouri-Columbia)
James E. O'Sullivan (Pennsylvania Power & Light Co.)Team of: C. ChiuW. FrickB. WoodsJ. TateS. McMahanD. NiebrueggeV. FisherJ. SalazarB. DuncilC. ElliottW. WilczekM. GutellJ. Moore R. WaldoG. HollowaySouthern California Edison Company (San Onofre Trip Reduction Task Force)
Donald R. Harris (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)William A. Haller (Duke Power Company)Richard M. Smith (Carolina Power & Light Company)
FFTF Reactor Operations Management Team: R. H. DavisG. B. GriffinD. G. HamrickL. E. HarvilleC. P. WickD. J. SwaimJohn C. Merritt, Jr. (Maine Yankee Atomic Power Company)Team: Shuh-Ji Tsuei (Taiwan Power Company)Shoei-Jin LiaoNeng-Fu Shih
Richard J. Cashwell (University of Wisconsin)Harold W. Keiser (Pennsylvania Power & Light Company)
Charles R. Dietz (Carolina Power and Light Co. Brunswick Nuclear Project)Team of: Roland N. Smith (Argonne National LaboratoryID) and William H. Perry (EBR II)Team of: Efford H. Pierce (Yankee Atomic Electric Co.)Edward A. WalshEdwin R. TaylorDonald B. VassarKarl E. Jurentkuff