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Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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First container of test glass filled at Hanford’s Vit Plant
Bechtel and the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management announced on December 4 that the first set of test glass was successfully poured into a stainless-steel storage container designed to hold vitrified waste at Hanford’s Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant, also known as the Vit Plant.
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Michael Z. Podowski
Stephen L. Turner
Hashem HashemianAyman HawariRichard KurtzArthur MottaDavid NiggRizwan Uddin
University of Florida (Best Section)Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Honorable Mention)
William R. Hamel
Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar
James C. Bresee
Small Local SectionsPittsburgh Local Section (Best Membership, Best Public Information, Best Section Management)San Diego Local Section (Best Meetings and Programs)Large Local SectionsSavannah River Local Section (Best Membership, Best Meetings and Programs, Best Section Management)Idaho Local Section (Best Public Information)
Douglas ChapinHidekazu Yoshikawa
High Flux Isotope Reactor
James W. BehrensBill BorchardtPeter CaracappaHarsh S. DesaiMary Lou Dunzik-GougarMarvin S. FertelSama Bibao y LeonMichael LineberryPeter B. LyonsBob PennAmir ShakaramiRachel SlaybaughRoger Tilbrook
Donald J. Dudziak
Luis E. Echavarri
Steven L. Stamm
GraduateTexas A&M: Load Following Molten Salt Reactor- (Chimera)Lloyd Price, William Cook, Jinyong FengAdvisor: Prof. Pavel TsvetkovUndergraduatePurdue University: Core Design Analysis Of The Molybdenum-99 Pool ReactorJake Hader, Jeffrey W Klimes, James Baker Marshall, Faisal Y Odeh, Mateusz P Polek, Shane Patrick RaffertyAdvisor: Prof. C.K. ChoiGeorgia Institute of Technology: Water-Based Neutron Scintillator Detector Design, Construction, and TestingAndrew Grice, Kam Yu Lee, Jessica Maddocks, Greg Peacock, Kevin ReevesAdvisor: Prof. Anna EricksonUniversity of Tennessee: Methods to Enhance Spent Fuel Pool and Dry Cask StorageDustin Giltnane, Dave Gotthold, Seth Langford, Michael Ratliff, Jessica Shewmaker, Cody WigginsAdvisor: Prof. Martin Grossbeck
Jose N. Reyes
Larry R. Baylor & Stephen K. Combs
Palo Verde Nuclear Generating Station
Jeffrey B. Archie, Sr. (VP & CNO; So. Carolina Electric & Gas):Danny G. Bost, (EVP & CNO; Southern Nuclear Operating Co.)
Kyle H. Turner