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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.
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Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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How is EPRI supporting plant life extensions?
Many nuclear plants have operating licenses that extend beyond their original term of 40 years to 60 years, and many are expected to operate to 80 years or even beyond. The Electric Power Research Institute helped formulate the technical basis for up to 80 years of nuclear power plant operation. Based on this experience, EPRI has developed a systematic approach to maintaining the technical basis for long-term operation.
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Ira BornsteinY. G. Post
Oregon State University (First Place)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Second Place)University of Maryland Third PlaceUniversity of Florida (Third Place)Mississippi State University (Honorable Mention)
Karl E. Neumeier
John A. Bernard, Jr.
Philip A. Anderson
Norman C. RasmussenSaul Levine
Idaho (Best Overall, Large)Eastern Carolina (Best Overall, Small)Idaho (ANS Local Section Exhibit, Best Section Management, Best Membership)Long Island (Best Meetings and Programs)Eastern Washington (Best Public Information and Education)
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)
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Westinghouse Nuclear Training Reactor Approved AprilPIVER Approved November
General Electric Company Los AlamosNational Laboratory
Payasada KotrappaJohn C. Dempsey
Henry Hurwitz, Jr.
Walker L. Cisler
Walter H. D'Ardenne
GraduateOhio State UniversityJames F. Curran, Mark S. Jarzemba, Albert L. Vest, Vijay SrinivasanUniversity of TennesseeEvren Eryurek, Zhichao Guo, Daniel Hollebach, Anthony Hurst, Mohammed Ibn Khayat, John R. Olvera, Rick SummittUndergraduateUniversity of TennesseeSaleh Alafifi, Glenn Coppock, Stephan Dupourque, Ahsan Farooqi, Elvira Mealer, Michelle Taylor