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Nuclear Installations Safety
Devoted specifically to the safety of nuclear installations and the health and safety of the public, this division seeks a better understanding of the role of safety in the design, construction and operation of nuclear installation facilities. The division also promotes engineering and scientific technology advancement associated with the safety of such facilities.
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
Dr. John G. Gilligan
Dr. Florent Heidet
Dr. Siegfried S. HeckerSen. Richard G. LugarSen. Samuel A. Nunn, Jr.
Prof. Jacopo BuongiornoProf. Sara A. PozziProf. Poong Hyun SeongDr. Richard WoodDr. Brian N. AvilesDr. Guillermo Daniel Del CulProf. Ronald M. GilgenbachMr. Donald R. HoffmanDr. Seungjin KimDr. Stephen P. SchultzDr. Brian D. Wirth
University of Wisconsin – Madison Student Section (Best Section)Texas A&M University – Kingsville (2nd Runner Up)University of Florida Student Section (2nd Runner Up)University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Student Section (Honorable Mention)
Dr. Yang Zhang
James L. Conca
Dr. William Burchill
Mr. Kazuaki Matsui
Dr. Ruth F. Weiner
Small Local SectionsWashington, DC (Best Membership)Michigan-Ohio (Best Meetings and Programs)Wilmington (Best Public Information)Oak Ridge/Knoxville (Best Section Management)Large Local SectionsSavannah River (Best Overall)
Dr. Joseph NaserMr. Ted Quinn
Mr. Timothy P. Burke
Prof. Gary S. Was
Radiochemical Processing Laboratory (PNNL)Radiochemical Engineering Development Center (ORNL)
Prof. Kathryn D. Huff
Dr. Jim E. Morel
Mr. Joshua FreedMs. Rachel PritzkerMs. Vanice PerinMr. John KotekDr. Nermin UckanDr. Nicholas TsoulfanidisSteve Arndt
Dr. Jamie Coble
Prof. Lawrence W. Townsend
Dr. Kimberlee Jane Kearfott
Dr. Robert Einziger
Mr. William D. Magwood
Dr. Abraham Weitzberg
GraduateUniversity of Michigan: Two-stage Cargo Scanning using Active InterrogationKris Ogren, Felicia Sutanto, Valerie Nwadeyi, Adam WithersColorado School of Mines: Proliferation Resistant 1 GWe Molten Salt Nuclear Reactor (PRMSR)Matthew Urban, Russell Jarmer, Francesca MallettUndergraduateUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison: Conceptual Design for a Molten Salt Test ReactorBrandon Little, Calvin Parkin, Ken ZanderMassachusetts Institute of Technology: RadLock: Radiation Smart SafeCaroline Colbert, Alexandra Delmore, Jonathan Morrell, Luisa Kenausis
R. Paul DrakeVladimir Tikhonchuk
Bill T. Williamson
Mr. William D. Magwood IV
Dr. Nam Zin Cho
Dr. Shikha Prasad
Mr. Tom Miller