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Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences
The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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Missouri S&T’s nuclear engineering program gains department status
Missouri S&T’s pool-type nuclear reactor. Photo: Sam O’Keefe/Missouri S&T
Sixty years ago, the Missouri University of Science and Technology (Missouri S&T), then known as the University of Missouri at Rolla, was one of the first U.S. institutions to offer a nuclear engineering degree. Now, decades after it was offered as an option within metallurgical engineering, Missouri S&T’s nuclear program has attained new status as the Nuclear Engineering and Radiation Science Department, the university announced on October 20.
February 8–11, 2021
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2021)
We are transforming CONTE 2021 into an virtual conference February 8-11, 2021. This will allow us to deliver the top quality content and technical exchange you’ve come to expect from ANS meetings while ensuring the health and safety of everyone involved.
April 11–15, 2021
August 8–11, 2021
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
August 29–September 4, 2021
2021 International Topical Meeting on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2021)
September 12–16, 2021
ICRS 14/RPSD 2021
Seattle, WA|Seattle Marriott Waterfront
May 15–20, 2022
International Conference on Physics of Reactors 2022 (PHYSOR 2022)
August 7–10, 2022