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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Route readiness elements in a large-scale spent nuclear fuel transportation system
The scale and duration of a national campaign to transport spent nuclear fuel (SNF) from commercial nuclear power plants around the United States would be unprecedented. A meticulous level of planning that considers many elements is needed to inspire public confidence and support.
Arthur B. Chilton
Texas A&M University (First Place)University of Florida (Second Place)University of Lowell (Second Place)
Kenneth C. Gross
Bernard L. Cohen
San Diego (Best Overall)Idaho (Public Information)Northeastern New York (Most Improved)Northern California (Membership)Eastern Carolinas (Programs and Meetings)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Operations and Management)Taiwan (Honorable Mention in recognition of arranging and operating an Executive Conference)
Charles C. BakerDon Steiner
Robin P. Gardner
Glenn T. Seaborg
Michael E. PhelpsTeam: Thomas F. BudingerStephen E. Derenzo and Ronald H. Huseman
GraduateUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonJames Berry, Ali A. Bajabir, James P. Herzog, Moo Hwan Kim, Myung Do Oh, R. Todd WlzbackerUndergraduateUniversity of TennesseeKeith E. Holbert, S. Keith Penny, Paul Seagle, Thomas D. SmithHonorable Mention - GraduateOhio State UniversityDavid E. van Deusen, David A. Fry, Gregory S. Rowe, Christopher CharlesHonorable Mention - UndergraduateUniversity of Illinois-UrbanaJames Carrol, Kar Chin, Alan Conlin, Charles Keller, Thomas Mosinsky, James Thilenius, Bruce Kschinka, Francesco Venneri
Christopher Foster & Stanley Milora (team award)
Frank Reginald Farmer
John M. West