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Isotopes & Radiation
Members are devoted to applying nuclear science and engineering technologies involving isotopes, radiation applications, and associated equipment in scientific research, development, and industrial processes. Their interests lie primarily in education, industrial uses, biology, medicine, and health physics. Division committees include Analytical Applications of Isotopes and Radiation, Biology and Medicine, Radiation Applications, Radiation Sources and Detection, and Thermal Power Sources.
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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Nominations for national awards open for 2023 ANS Annual Meeting
Nominations for the 2023 Annual Meeting awards are now being accepted, through the deadline of March 1. Hash Hashemian, chair of the ANS Honors and Awards Committee, urged members in a letter posted online to nominate their peers: “Your nomination of highly qualified individuals is the key step in recognizing their contributions and ensuring that the ANS Honors and Awards Program is aware of their achievements.” The recipients of the national awards, listed below, will be honored at the 2023 ANS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Honorees will be notified of their selection by May.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Tuesday, June 15, 2021|2:15–4:00PM EDT
Derek Halverson (NRC)
Michael Muhlheim (ORNL)
John Fabian (ANS)
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Overview of Approaches to the Use and Licensing of COTS Digital Devices in Safety Critical Industries
Sofia Guerra (Adelard), Gareth Fletcher (Adelard)
Regulation of Smart Devices for Nuclear Safety: Lessons Learned in the UK
Paolo Picca (Office For Nuclear Regulation), Mark Bowell (Office for Nuclear Regulation), Steve Frost (Office for Nuclear Regulation)
Use of Smart Devices for Safety-Related Applications in Canadian Nuclear Power Plants
Kevin Douglas McKay (Ontario Power Generation)
Regulatory Requirements, Guidance, and Review of Embedded Digital Devices in Safety Systems
D. S. Halverson (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), M. D. Muhlheim (ORNL), W.P. Poore (ORNL)
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