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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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The legacy of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station
Serving as the world’s first scalable nuclear power plant, Shippingport Atomic Power Station led the way for today’s nuclear generation fleet. Shippingport was centrally located roughly 25 miles from Pittsburgh, Pa., to provide electrical generation for many end-users. Shippingport also served as an experimental reactor that allowed engineers and designers the ability to test different core designs, and as such, the site housed additional testing equipment otherwise not commonly seen. The primary goal of Shippingport was always to generate electricity; however, its ability to function as an experimental reactor served utilities in further development of scalable nuclear generation.
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Massachusetts Institute of Technology (First Place)University of Florida (First Place)University of Maryland (First Place)University of Virginia (Second Place)New Jersey Institute of Technology (Third Place)
John H. Bickel
Robert M. Jefferson
Idaho (Best Overall)Richland (Operations and Management)Mississippi (Membership)San Diego (Meetings and Programs)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Public Information)
Stanley K. Borowski
Robert L. Hirsch
Harold E. Johns
Jack E. Vessely and John M. ArmaralTeam of Leonard ReichleBenjamin TenzerBertrand MazoHonorable Mention to Maurice G. Silk and team of Gary DauWilliam J. CollinsMohamed Behravesh
GraduatePurdue UniversityDavid M. ZumbrunnenUndergraduateNorth Carolina State UniversityLemuel Brown, Andy Holland, Mike HallHonorable Mention - GraduateOhio State UniversityAndrew Clark, Mahbubul Hassan, Jahan-Bayat MikhtariHonorable Mention - UndergraduateNorth Carolina State UniversityMark Browne-Middleton, Samuel D. Burke, Charles F. Myers, Jerry Espy
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