ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
Nuclear Installations Safety
Devoted specifically to the safety of nuclear installations and the health and safety of the public, this division seeks a better understanding of the role of safety in the design, construction and operation of nuclear installation facilities. The division also promotes engineering and scientific technology advancement associated with the safety of such facilities.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
Latest Magazine Issues
Latest Journal Issues
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Fusion Science and Technology
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.
Wednesday, February 10, 2021|12:00–1:45PM (1:00–2:45PM EST)
Richard P. Coe
Jason D. Valtos
To access the session recording, you must be logged in and registered for the meeting.
Register NowLog In
To access session resources, you must be logged in and registered for the meeting.
Presentation Video — 32953 presentation video
To access paper attachments, you must be logged in and registered for the meeting.
Artificial Intelligence and Innovative Technologies for the Modern Learner
Emma Wong (Electric Power Research Institute), Jeremy Renshaw (Electric Power Research Institute), Jean-Francois B. Roy (Electric Power Research Institute)
Industry Initial Training via e-Learning for the 21st Century
Theodore Green (Electric Power Research Institute), Kathryn Hallman (Electric Power Research Institute)
Knowledge Evaluations and Remote Proctoring in an Increasingly Digital World
Branson A. Maynard (Electric Power Research Institute), Kathryn Hallman (Electric Power Research Institute), Pamela Schwenk (Electric Power Research Institute)
Chinese Students' Feedback about Online Nuclear Engineering Courses
Hsingtzu Wu (Huazhong University of Science and Technology)
To join the conversation, you must be logged in and registered for the meeting.