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Operations & Power
Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Nuclear Science and Engineering
Fusion Science and Technology
Investing in the future of energy: Progress toward deploying U.S. advanced reactor projects
When people think of the deployment of advanced nuclear reactors in the United States, they might imagine something far into the future, with countless steps between concept and reality. But those steps are becoming strides, and the finish line is rapidly drawing closer.
Walker Lee Cisler
Glenn F. Knoll
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (First Place)Mississippi State University Second PlaceUniversity of Florida (Second Place)Kansas State University (Honorable Mention)University of Lowell (Honorable Mention)University of Maryland (Honorable Mention)University of Missouri-Columbia (Honorable Mention)University of Wisconsin-Madison (Honorable Mention)
Robert W. Wiesener
Glenn E. Lucas
Sara A. Morabito
Long Island (Meritorious, Small)Eastern Carolinas (Meritorious, Large)Austria (Meritorious, International)Eastern Carolinas (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs)Eastern Washington (Best Public Information and Education)Idaho (Best Section Management)
Graham M. Leitch (Philadelphia Electric CompanyLimerick Generating Station)W. T. Ullrich (Tennessee Valley AuthorityBrowns Ferry Unit 3 Restart)
Ricardo C. DeBarros
Big Rock Point Nuclear Plant Approved MayBR3 Approved OctoberDresden Nuclear Station Unit 1 Approved OctoberRoom 307Gilman HallUniversity of CaliforniaBerkeley Approved OctoberN/S Savannah at Patriots Point Approved OctoberORNL's Graphite Reactor Approved OctoberPenn State Breazeale Reactor Approved October
Bernice E. Paige
Gregory R. ChoppinNuclear Safety JournalSammuel Untermyer II
David K. Trubey
William S. Lee
H. "Peter" PlanchonJohn I. Sackett
GraduateUniversity off Tennessee - KnoxvilleBenan Basoglu, Agus Cahyono, Michael Corum, Andreas Ikonomopoulos, Thomas Radcliff, Michael TravisUndergraduateArizona State UniversityGerald Hunter, Mary Inman, Shawn PautzHonorable Mention - GraduateUniversity of Texas, AustinSteven Manson, Arnold PreeceHonorable Mention - UndergraduateUniversity of New MexicoBrian Hunt, Michael Lake, Julie Minton, Ned Alan Morley
Hans K. Fauske
Nikolai G. BasovHeinrich HoraJohn H. NuckollsChiyoe Yamanaka
Francois X. Cogne
Alvin M. Weinberg