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November 16–19, 2020
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Nuclear Science Week: the ANS local and student sections events
Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is a celebration designed to focus local, regional, national, and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. National events marking the 11th annual NSW took place October 19–23 in Washington, D.C. This year’s theme was “Think Clean. Think Solutions. Think Nuclear.”
Several ANS local and student sections from around the world organized their own events to celebrate NSW, as follows:
Technical Session|Sponsored by HFICD
Wednesday, June 10, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EDT)
Hyun Gook Kang
Jamie B. Coble
Michel Leana (American Nuclear Society)
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Presentation Slides — HFICD 2020 Awards
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Control and Load Balancing with an IPWR Module to Support Deep Renewables Penetration
Richard Bisson (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville), Jamie Coble (Univ. of Tenn., Knoxville)
Load Following Characteristics of Multi-Modular Reactors
Areai Nuerlan (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign), Rizwan-uddin (Univ. of Ill., Urbana-Champaign), Fuyu Zhao (Xi’an Jiaotong Univ.)
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