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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.
Richard T. Lahey, Jr.
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)
Medhat Wahba Mickael
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