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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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NuScale, Accelerant ally to develop operator training program
NuScale Power has signed an agreement with training and consulting firm Accelerant Solutions for the development and implementation of a reactor operator training program, the Portland, Ore.–based small modular reactor developer announced on June 7.
Clarissa A. Yablinsky (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Anne Campbell (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Assistant Program Chair:
Maria A. Okuniewski (Purdue University)
Todd Allen (University of Michigan, USA)
Assel Aitkaliyeva (University of Florida)
Thak Sang Byun (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
M. Grace Burke (Idaho National Laboratory)
Jesse Carter (Naval Nuclear Laboratory)
Adrian Couet (University of Wisconsin- Madison)
Flyura Djurabekova (University of Helsinki, Finland)
Kevin Field (University of Michigan)
Sarah Finkeldi (University of California- Irvine)
Jian Gan (Idaho National Laboratory)
Andrew Hoffman (GE Research)
Jie Lian (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
Dong Liu (University of Bristol, UK)
Stu Maloy (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Mitra Taheri (Johns Hopkins University)
Michael Tonks (University of Florida)
Gary Was (University of Michigan)
Janelle Wharry (Purdue University)
Yong Yang (University of Florida)
Steve Zinkle (University of Tennessee & Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
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