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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
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.
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Honors and Awards Program
Mimi Holland Limbach
Nam Truc DinhWon Sik YangGeorge F. FlanaganAli MoslehThomas M. SuttonMark S. Tillack
University of Wisconsin (Best Section)Massachusetts Inst. of Technology (Honorable Mention)
William H. Miller
Small Local SectionsNortheastern New York Local Section (Best Meetings and Programs)Connecticut Local Section (Best Public Information, Best Section Management)Pittsburgh (Best Membership)Large Local SectionsSavannah River Local Section (Best Meetings and Programs, Best Public Information)Idaho Local Section (Best Membership, Best Section Management)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory High Flux Isotope Reactor
Dieter H. WachJulius J. Persensky
AtalanteNIST Center for Neutron Research
Dr. John J. Dorning, Jr.
Leslie BarbourJoyce ConneryWilliam CorcoranEric LoewenDavid MatthewsMichaele Brady RaapTheodore RockwellAdmiral Eugene P. Wilkinson
J. Kenneth Shultis
Harold M. Agnew
Carl A. Mazzola
GraduateUniversity of Florida: Innovative Accident Tolerant UO2 Composite Fuel for use in LWRsDanny Permar, Andrew Cartas, Haitang WangUniversity of Michigan: Cadmium Capture-gated Detector for Use as a Portal MonitorMarc Ruch, Alicia Salazar, Charles SosaUndergraduateUniversity of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign: (DECAP) - Diesel Exhaust Cleaning with Atmospheric PlasmaStephen Kleppinger, David Peterson, Zachariah Shukur, Matthew Szott, Hyun Ho Yun, Erik ZiehmUniversity of California – Berkley: Accident Tolerant Refractory Metal Based Cladding for Light Water ReactorsD.M. Frazer, M.D. Loff, A.F. Magyar, R.E. Meyer, D. Moon, J.L. Sabella, M.J. Szwabowski
James HammerRichard Petrasso
Eric P. Loewen
Loyd A. Wright