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The Education, Training & Workforce Development Division provides communication among the academic, industrial, and governmental communities through the exchange of views and information on matters related to education, training and workforce development in nuclear and radiological science, engineering, and technology. Industry leaders, education and training professionals, and interested students work together through Society-sponsored meetings and publications, to enrich their professional development, to educate the general public, and to advance nuclear and radiological science and engineering.
2023 ANS Winter Conference and Expo
November 12–15, 2023
Washington, D.C.|Washington Hilton
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New TRIGA fuel delivered to a U.S. university reactor for the first time in a decade
Penn State’s Radiation Science and Engineering Center (RSEC) has received the first new TRIGA fuel shipped to the United States since 2012, the university announced on September 28. The fuel reached University Park, Pa., on September 27 and is destined for RSEC’s Breazeale Reactor, the nation’s longest continuously operating university research reactor.
Technical Session|Sponsored by RPD|Cosponsored by OPD
Wednesday, June 10, 2020|4:35–6:20PM EDT
Abdalla Abou Jaoude (INL)
Pavel V. Tsvetkov (LANL)
Jeffrey C. King (Colorado School of Mines)
John Bess (INL)
Jessica Vazquez (American Nuclear Society)
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Depletion Analysis of a Micro-Reactor Annular Heat Pipe Fuel Element
Subash Sharma (Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell), Stephanie Astudillo-Gomez (Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell), Alec Golas (Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell)
MINI-SMR-21 in Once-through Long-lived Fuel Cycle Feasibility Assessment
Gray Chang (JFoster and Associates), James Harrell (Co-Author), Julie Foster (JFoster & Associates, LLC)
A Numerical Tool for Space Nuclear Reactor Design based on Molten Salt Reactors (MSRs)
V. Richard (Université Grenoble-Alpes), Franco Quinteros (University Grenoble-Alpes), J. Giraud (Université Grenoble-Alpes), V. Ghetta (Université Grenoble-Alpes), J. Blanco (Université Grenoble-Alpes), M. Tano (Texas A&M Univ.), P. Rubiolo (Université Grenoble-Alpes)
Optimal Sizing of a Micro-Reactor for Embedded Grid Systems
Kathryn D. Huff (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign), Samuel G. Dotson (Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign)
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Advanced Nuclear Engineering to Support Space Exploration
Yoichi Momozaki (ANL), Florent Heidet (ANL)
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