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Organized to promote the advancement of knowledge in the use of nuclear science and technologies in the aerospace application. Specialized nuclear-based technologies and applications are needed to advance the state-of-the-art in aerospace design, engineering and operations to explore planetary bodies in our solar system and beyond, plus enhance the safety of air travel, especially high speed air travel. Areas of interest will include but are not limited to the creation of nuclear-based power and propulsion systems, multifunctional materials to protect humans and electronic components from atmospheric, space, and nuclear power system radiation, human factor strategies for the safety and reliable operation of nuclear power and propulsion plants by non-specialized personnel and more.
Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2023)
May 7–11, 2023
Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
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Donalds, Barnard call for streamlining NRC’s regulatory process
“To be frank, any emissions-related climate goals are moonshots without nuclear energy, and next-generation nuclear technology is something that the United States can and SHOULD lead on.” So writes U.S. Rep. Byron Donalds (R., Fla.) and Christopher Barnard, vice president of external affairs for the American Conservation Coalition, in an essay published by RealClear Energy.
Good news: Donalds, one of the strongest advocates for nuclear energy in the U.S. House, and Barnard, publisher and coauthor of Green Market Revolution, begin their essay by noting some recent positive developments for nuclear power. They characterize the initial criticality of Vogtle-3, the first new nuclear reactor built in the United States in about 30 years, as “a monumental achievement for the American nuclear industry.” They praise the Biden administration’s allocation of funds to keep established nuclear plants operational.
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.