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April 8–10, 2021
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NC State celebrates 70 years of nuclear engineering education
An early picture of the research reactor building on the North Carolina State University campus. The Department of Nuclear Engineering is celebrating the 70th anniversary of its nuclear engineering curriculum in 2020–2021. Photo: North Carolina State University
The Department of Nuclear Engineering at North Carolina State University has spent the 2020–2021 academic year celebrating the 70th anniversary of its becoming the first U.S. university to establish a nuclear engineering curriculum. It started in 1950, when Clifford Beck, then of Oak Ridge, Tenn., obtained support from NC State’s dean of engineering, Harold Lampe, to build the nation’s first university nuclear reactor and, in conjunction, establish an educational curriculum dedicated to nuclear engineering.
The department, host to the 2021 ANS Virtual Student Conference, scheduled for April 8–10, now features 23 tenure/tenure-track faculty and three research faculty members. “What a journey for the first nuclear engineering curriculum in the nation,” said Kostadin Ivanov, professor and department head.
Tuesday, February 9, 2021|2:15–4:00PM (3:15–5:00PM EST)
Frank J. Giannone
Lisa M. Marshall
Presentations in this session include:
• Training Program for Regulatory Personnel in the Design and Operation of CANDU Systems
• On-demand Technical Certificate Courses in CANDU Systems
• Westinghouse Global Competency Model and its Digital Implementation (TeamTrac™)
• Integrating Firearms Simulators into Security Training Program
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Training Program for Regulatory Personnel in the Design and Operation of CANDU Systems
George T. Bereznai (Ontario Tech University), Jacob Jacques (Ontario Tech University)
On-demand Technical Certificate Courses in CANDU Systems
George T. Bereznai (Ontario Tech University)
Westinghouse Global Competency Model and its Digital Implementation (TeamTrac™)
Jennifer E. Meneely (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC), Venki P. Prabhu (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC), Richard L. Rex (Westinghouse Electric Company LLC), Timothy K. Meneely (Westinghouse Electric Company)
Integrating Firearms Simulators into Security Training Program
John Young (Exelon Generation)
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