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The division's objectives are to promote the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the fundamental physical phenomena characterizing nuclear reactors and other nuclear systems. The division encourages research and disseminates information through meetings and publications. Areas of technical interest include nuclear data, particle interactions and transport, reactor and nuclear systems analysis, methods, design, validation and operating experience and standards. The Wigner Award heads the awards program.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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University of Florida–led consortium to research nuclear forensics
A 16-university team of 31 scientists and engineers, under the title Consortium for Nuclear Forensics and led by the University of Florida, has been selected by the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) to develop the next generation of new technologies and insights in nuclear forensics.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Thursday, June 17, 2021|12:15–2:00PM EDT
Fan Zhang (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Richard T. Wood (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Jamie B. Coble (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
Pat Schroeder (ANS)
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Development of an In-Pile Facility to Demonstrate Autonomous Control of a Subcritical System
Jarod Wilson (MIT), Jiankai Yu (MIT), Bren Phillips (MIT), Akshay J. Dave (MIT)
Development of a Virtual System in Support of Demonstrating Autonomous Control of a Subcritical Facility
Jiankai Yu (MIT), Jarod C. Wilson (MIT), Bren A. Phillips (MIT), Akshay J. Dave (MIT)
Developments in Online Monitoring Technologies for Autonomous Microreactor Operations
A. H. Hashemian (AMS), B. D. Shumaker (AMS), T.S. Gavin (AMS), R.A. Kettle (AMS), W. H. Ferrell (AMS)
Route Operable Unmanned Navigation of Drones (ROUNDS)
Ahmad Al Rashdan (INL), Mike Griffel (INL), Roger Boza (INL)
Leveraging Distributed Control Systems to Achieve Greater Functionality in Nuclear Power Plants
Joey Carman (Enercon Services), Cory Carmin (Enercon Services)
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