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Robotics & Remote Systems
The Mission of the Robotics and Remote Systems Division is to promote the development and application of immersive simulation, robotics, and remote systems for hazardous environments for the purpose of reducing hazardous exposure to individuals, reducing environmental hazards and reducing the cost of performing work.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Germany’s nuclear decision: Hold the confetti for now
For the few members of the nuclear community who haven’t already been made aware, the Wall Street Journal yesterday published a story headlined “Germany to Keep Last Three Nuclear Power Plants Running in Policy U-Turn.” According to the WSJ, the German government plans to postpone retirement of the plants—all of which had been slated for closure by the end of 2022—fearing an inadequate energy supply this winter.
November 30–December 4, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
AccApp'21 is the fourteenth international topical meeting on the applications of accelerators; it is being organized by the Accelerator Applications Division (AAD) of the American Nuclear Society (ANS). AccApp’21 is co-sponsored by Texas A&M University, the National Nuclear Security Administration and International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).
AccApp'21 will be held as an embedded topic meeting at 2021 ANS Winter meeting, November 30–December 4, 2021, Washington, DC.
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Thanks to the generous US DOE NNSA support, we have a number of travel grants for undergraduate and graduate students. Preference will be given to whose who are presenting. To apply please submit your abstract and then send an email containing your name, affiliation (university), abstract number, and abstract title to Dr. Valeriia Starovoitova.
The fourteenth international topical meeting on the applications of accelerators (AccApp'20) was originally planned to be held at the IAEA Headquarters in Vienna, Austria, April 5-9, 2020. The meeting was postponed because of COVID-19.
The AccApp'20 was organized by Dr. Philip Cole (General Chair, Lamar University), Dr. Aliz Simon (General Co-Chair, IAEA), and Dr. Valeriia Starovoitova (Co-Chair, and Technical Program Chair, IAEA), together with 22 topic organizers.
AccApp'20 received total 320 abstracts from 58 countries. AccApp'20 was sponsored by seven industry companies, as well as IAEA and US DOE-NNSA.