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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
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.
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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