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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.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
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FERC to look at grid reliability
Spurred by last week’s power grid failure in Texas, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Monday announced that it will open a new proceeding to examine the threat that climate change and extreme weather events pose to electric reliability. The proceeding, FERC said, will investigate how grid operators prepare for and respond to these events, including droughts, extreme cold, wildfires, hurricanes, and prolonged heat waves.
Thursday, February 11, 2021|2:15–4:00PM (3:15–5:00PM EST)
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Virtual Reality Training to Improve Worker Safety
Lorne Poindexter (Callaway Nuclear Plant)
Next Generation Classroom and Training Techniques
Thomas J. Shortell (Xcel Energy), Michael M. Petersen (Xcel Energy), Joseph C. Yarbrough (Xcel Energy Monticello)
Simulation Renovation: Upgrades and Innovation, Even in a Pandemic
Gill R. Grady (GSE Solutions)
3D Immersion for Nuclear Training (and Other Applications)
Hal D. Paris (L3Harris), Michael Chatlani (L3Harris)
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