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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.
13th Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control & Human-Machine Interface Technologies (NPIC&HMIT 2023)
Wednesday, July 19, 2023|10:00–11:45AM EDT|301D
Horst Miedl (TÜV Rheinland Industrie Service GmbH)
Edward L. Quinn
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Experience with Using International Guidance to Design Accident Monitoring Instrumentation for New Small Passive Reactors
Mark J. Burzynski (NewClear Day), Shelby Small (GE-Hitachi)
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Smart Device Safety Demonstration -- Proportional Approach Taking into Account System Context
Sofia Guerra (Adelard), Luke Hinde (Adelard), Ben Phillips (Adelard)
Development of an Update to ISA S67.04 and RP 67.04: "Setpoints for Nuclear Safety-Related Instrumentation for Nuclear Power Plants"
Ryan Hoover (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Edward L. Quinn (Paragon Energy Solutions), Ron Jarrett (Technology Resources), Kirklyn R. Melson (Melson Engineering and Technical Services), David Rahn (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Assessment of Model-Based Systems Engineering Processes in a Regulatory Review Context for Digital Instrumentation and Controls in Nuclear Power Plants
Derek Halverson (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
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