ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences
The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
Latest Magazine Issues
Latest Journal Issues
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Fusion Science and Technology
Spotlight On: The ANS Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences Division
“A group of professionals having fun in the fields of decommissioning and environmental sciences for the nuclear industry.”
That’s how the ANS DESD describes itself on its website (desd.ans.org). The focus of this professional is the development and use of skills and technologies needed for the optimal management of the end-of-life care (decommissioning, decontamination, and remediation), long-term surveillance, and maintenance of nuclear installations, materials, facilities, and sites.
Visit Web Site
TerraPower is a leading nuclear innovation company that strives to solve the world’s toughest problems in energy, climate and human health through nuclear energy and science. It is an established incubator and developer of ideas and technologies that offer energy independence, environmental sustainability, medical advancement and other cutting-edge opportunities. Behind each of its innovations, technologies and programs, TerraPower’s talented and growing team brings together diverse perspectives to achieve the original impetus defined when Bill Gates and a group of like-minded visionaries founded the company: the private sector needed to take action in developing advanced nuclear answers for pressing global needs. Learn more about TerraPower and career opportunities to help build the clean energy future at https://terrapower.com/.