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2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Japanese gangster charged with trafficking nuclear materials
U.S. officials have brought charges of nuclear materials trafficking against a Japanese gangster who has been in federal custody since 2022.
In a case filled with international espionage, along with alleged weapons and drug trafficking, Takeshi Ebisawa has been charged with attempting to sell uranium and weapons-grade plutonium. The 60-year-old Japanese national—who is believed to be a leading figure in the Yakuza, the Japanese organized crime syndicate—faces a long list of federal charges that carry sentence of life in prison.
18th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2023)
Technical Session|PSA Analyses: Methods and Applications|Cosponsored by NPIC&HMIT
Tuesday, July 18, 2023|1:00–2:45PM EDT|300A
Katrina Groth (University of Maryland)
Sai Zhang (INL)
Askin Guler Yigitoglu (ORNL)
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Managing Risk Through the Planning Process -- Experiences from the Petroleum Industry
Sizarta Sarshar (Institute for Energy Technology), Bjørn Axel Gran (Institute for Energy Technology)
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Data Analytics for Reliability and Integrity Management
D. Mandelli (INL), C. Otani (INL), T. Anselmi (INL), S. Lawrence (INL), C. Smith (INL), E. Ryan (INL)
Reliability-Informed Cost Optimization of the Integrated Energy Systems
Askin Guler Yigitoglu (ORNL), Samantha Sabatino (ORNL)
Scalability of Continuous-Time Markov Chain Model Applied to Risk Calculations of Circulating Water System Motor-Driven Pump Failures
Andrei Gribok (INL), Vivek Agarwal (INL), Vaibhav Yadav (INL)
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