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Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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DOE puts $9.35 million toward high-energy-density plasma research
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science (DOE-SC) and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) on July 27 announced $9.35 million for 21 research projects in high-energy-density laboratory plasmas. High-energy-density (HED) plasma research, originally developed to support the U.S. nuclear weapons program, has applications in astrophysics, fusion power plant development, medicine, nuclear and particle physics, and radioisotope production.
12th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2021)
Technical Session|Sponsored by Human Factors
Thursday, June 17, 2021|11:15AM–1:00PM (12:15–2:00PM EDT)|Room 1
Jeffrey C. Joe
Jamie B. Coble
Kathy Murdoch (ANS)
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XE-100 SMR Main Control Room Staffing: Analysis and Validation
Borja Hervás (Tecnatom), Héctor Martínez-Pinna (Tecnatom), Luis Rejas (Tecnatom)
Human Factors Validation of Fire Related Events
Borja Hervás (Tecnatom), Nuria Bernal (Tecnatom), Luis Rejas (Tecnatom)
Augmenting Field Operator Training Through Virtual Reality
Hanna Koskinen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), Jari Laarni (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), Marja Liinasuo (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland), Tuisku-Tuuli Salonen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd), Satu Pakarinen (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health), Kristian Lukander (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health), Tomi Passi (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health)
Cognitive Aging as a Human Factor: Age of Operator on Human Performance in the Nuclear Control Room
Anna C. Hall (Braveheart Solutions), Ronald L. Boring (INL), Tina M. Miyake (INL)
Managing Skill Fading and Maintenance for Critical Tasks
Chris SteCroix (HumanSystems), Andrew Morton (HumanSystems), Harold Angel (HumanSystems)
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