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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.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
Advances in Thermal Hydraulics (ATH 2022)
Monday, June 13, 2022|3:15–5:00PM PDT|Palos Verdes A/B
Dillon R. Shaver (ANL)
Lander Ibarra (ANL)
This panel will focus on thermal hydraulics related needs, challenges and opportunities in the deployment of advanced nuclear reactors. Participants from companies receiving awards from the US DOE’s recent Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program will share their insights on how the program has impacted their development as well as the general impact on the nuclear field and participate in a discussion on how the state of the art in R&D is being incorporated into their design and licensing process. Panelists will give brief overview presentations, followed by an extended Q&A session
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