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Nuclear Criticality Safety
NCSD provides communication among nuclear criticality safety professionals through the development of standards, the evolution of training methods and materials, the presentation of technical data and procedures, and the creation of specialty publications. In these ways, the division furthers the exchange of technical information on nuclear criticality safety with the ultimate goal of promoting the safe handling of fissionable materials outside reactors.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Melding social, political, and physical sciences for a successful radwaste management program
The International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management conference plenary, held in November during the 2022 ANS Winter Meeting, highlighted tight communication among physical, social, and political science experts as the key to successful waste management programs. The four featured speakers provided an international perspective on this issue.
Gene L. Woodruff
University of Florida (First Place)University of Lowell (Second Place)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Third Place)Oregon State University (Third Place)University of Washington (Honorable Mention)
Demetruis G. Jelatis
Kord S. Smith
John W. McKlveen
Idaho (Best Overall, Large)Trinity (Best Overall, Small)Richland (Exhibit, Membership, Public Information and Education)Virginia (Membership, Public Information and Education, Section Management)Central Pennsylvania (Membership, Public Information and Education)Eastern Carolinas (Membership, Meetings and Programs, Public Information and Education)Chicago (Meetings and Programs)Connecticut (Meetings and Programs, Public Information and Education, Section Management)Delaware Valley (Meetings and Programs)Oak Ridge (Public Information and Education)Northeastern New York (Section Management)
Richard J. Cashwell (University of Wisconsin)Harold W. Keiser (Pennsylvania Power & Light Company)
Yousry Youssef Azmy
Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor Approved MarchMaterials Testing Reactor Approved MarchNRX Reactor Approved MarchPeachbottom HTGR Approved MarchSPERT I-IV Approved MarchEnrico Fermi Unit 1 Atomic Power Plant Approved OctoberNRU Reactor Approved OctoberSolomon A. Berson Laboratory Approved OctoberRaleigh Research Reactor Approved OctoberSEFOR Approved OctoberS1W Prototype Approved OctoberShippingport Atomic Power Station Approved OctoberWest Milton Sphere Approved October
Donald J. Grove
Ernest G. Silver
Glen J. SchoessowAlfred C. Tollison, Jr.James D. Vandergrift
GraduateUniversity of LowellBryon R. Frank, Barbara Y. Hubbard, Raheel J. Rae, Michael P. Rubin, Michael A. Trembly, Charles H. RobinsonUndergraduateNorth Carolina State UniversityScott Bowman, Todd Wilson, Bill Dogget, Bill Clark, Mark Pinkston, Pete MarsicoHonorable Mention - GraduateIowa State UniversityScott State, Craig Amundson, Mike WinterHonorable Mention - UndergraduateUniversity of Tennessee-KnoxvilleAmanda F. Renshaw, Riza C. Berkan, W.C. Jordan, Carlos March-Leuba, Daniele Ugolini, Roger L. Macklin
Long Sun Tong
RTNS-II Team; led by C.M. Logan, M.W. Guinan, and D.G. Doran
Pierre Y. Tanguy