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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2021 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 30–December 3, 2021
Washington, DC|Washington Hilton
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NNSA awards SHINE $35 million for Mo-99 production
The Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration has issued a cooperative agreement worth $35 million to SHINE Technologies, based in Janesville, Wis., to support the commercial production of molybdenum-99, a critical isotope used in more than 40,000 medical procedures in the United States each day, including the diagnosis of heart disease and cancer.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|9:00–10:30AM (10:00–11:30AM EDT)
There’s lots of talk lately about pairing nuclear power with wind and solar for a carbon free energy future. Many political 'leaders' call for phase-out of fossil fuels and favors to unreliable electricity providers to mitigate climate change. But is that the correct goal? According to the OFRA/CRED International Disaster Database, climate-related deaths have declined 10-fold over the past 100 years, mainly in countries with sufficient energy to build resilient structures and to enable immediate medical response when disasters strike followed by robust economic recovery.
Let’s shift the focus from reducing energy consumption to addressing the needs of billions of people who, for lack of cheap and reliable fuels, are the most vulnerable. Our standard of living increased dramatically with use of energy dense fossil fuels that powered the industrial revolution. We need to take the next step, toward emission-free nuclear, the most energy dense and reliable fuel available.
We will examine the question, how will nuclear help us accomplish CE3D.
Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar, PhDANS President 2020-2021
Mark P. MillsSenior Fellow, Manhattan InstituteFaculty Fellow, Northwestern University McCormick School of EngineeringStrategic Partner, Montrose Lane
Michael ShellenbergerAuthor "Apocalypse Never: Why Environmental Alarmism Hurts Us All"Environmental ProgressPresident
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