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Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy
The mission of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Policy Division (NNPD) is to promote the peaceful use of nuclear technology while simultaneously preventing the diversion and misuse of nuclear material and technology through appropriate safeguards and security, and promotion of nuclear nonproliferation policies. To achieve this mission, the objectives of the NNPD are to: Promote policy that discourages the proliferation of nuclear technology and material to inappropriate entities. Provide information to ANS members, the technical community at large, opinion leaders, and decision makers to improve their understanding of nuclear nonproliferation issues. Become a recognized technical resource on nuclear nonproliferation, safeguards, and security issues. Serve as the integration and coordination body for nuclear nonproliferation activities for the ANS. Work cooperatively with other ANS divisions to achieve these objective nonproliferation policies.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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Eleven countries newly elected to IAEA board
Eleven countries have been newly elected to serve on the 35-member board of governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency for the period 2021–2022. The election took place on September 23 during the plenary session of the 65th IAEA General Conference, in Vienna, Austria. The conference started on September 20 and will run through September 24.
Harvey A. Wagner
Michael M. R. Williams
University of Florida (First Place)Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Second Place)Texas A&M University (Second Place)University of Maryland (Honorable Mention)University of Missouri-Rolla (Honorable Mention)
C. Harry Youngquist
Hussein S. Khalil
James L. Acord
Warren E. Nyer
Philip AndersonRonald K. BayerEugene N. CramerAdolf S. GarciaBrian GrimesWalter Y. KatoRobert G. LacyEdward (Ted) L. Quinn
Small Local SectionsLong Island (Best Overall, Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs, Best Public Information, Best Section Management)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Best Section Management)Central Illinois, Northeastern (Meritorious Finalists)Large Local SectionsIdaho (Best Overall)
David I. Poston
Leon C. Walters
Molten Salt Reactor Approved SeptemberTower Shielding Facility Approved SeptemberZOE Approved September
Laural L. Briggs
William E. BurchillJ. Jason Chao
Eugene P. (Dennis) Wilkinson
Jerry D. Christian
George L. Wessman
GraduateUniversity of TennesseeJeff Banks, Ed Churnetski, Karani Gulec, Jerry Lichtenwalter, Ugur Mertyurek, Dan SmithUniversity of VirginiaThomas D. Burns, Chae J. Han, John D. Muskopf, Lee C. Taylor, John W. Valentino, Reuel F. VillaflorUndergraduatePurdue UniversitySteven A. Hogsett, Michael E. O'Dea, Norha Z. PlumeyGeorgia Institute of TechnologyDwayne P. Blaylock, Michelle L. Guzzardo, Peter G. Newby, Joseph J. Weismann
Neil E. Todreas
SurryVirginia Power CompanyNorth AnnaVirginia Power CompanyTurkey PointFlorida Power & LightCompany
Jim Schiffer Pacific Gas & Electric
Raymond L. Murray
Charles F. Jones