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2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Deep Isolation to license its waste disposal technology to Amentum
Deep Isolation announced that it has signed a memorandum of agreement with engineering services company Amentum to further the commercialization of Deep Isolation’s nuclear waste storage and disposal technology around the world. The initial targets for joint work include locations in Europe and the Pacific that represent a combined market for geologic disposal of spent fuel and high-level waste worth more than $30 billion, the company said.
2021 ANS Annual Meeting Plenary SPeaker
Mark is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, a faculty fellow at the McCormick School, and co-founding partner in the Montrose Lane energy-tech venture fund. He writes frequently for numerous publications (Wall Street Journal, Forbes, USA Today, TechCrunch, etc.) and is author of the book, Digital Cathedrals: The Information Infrastructure Era, (January 2020) and, Work In The Age Of Robots (2018). With the book he co-authored in 2005, The Bottomless Well, Bill Gates said: “This is the only book I’ve ever seen that really explains energy.” He served as chairman and CTO of ICx Technologies, helping take it public in a 2007 IPO. Earlier Mark served in the White House Science Office under President Reagan. Prior to that, Mills was an experimental physicist and development engineer in microprocessors and fiber optics, earning several patents, at Bell Northern Research (Canada’s Bell Labs) and at the RCA David Sarnoff Research Center. He holds a BSc Honours in physics from Queen’s University, Canada.
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