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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)
Monday, July 17, 2023|3:15–5:00PM EDT|301C
Ryan M. Spangler
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Risk Models Utilizing Historical Plant Data for Optimizing Maintenance Strategy at Nuclear Power Plants
Vaibhav Yadav (INL), Andrei V. Gribok (INL), Koushik Araseethota Manjunatha (INL), Vivek Agarwal (INL)
Reliability Modeling: An Alternative Causal Approach
D. Mandelli (INL), K.A. Manjunatha (INL), V. Agarwal (INL), C. Wang (INL), L. Lin (INL)
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Nuclear Power Plant Risk-Informed Surveillance Frequency Control Program Implementation for Instrumentation and Control Systems
Edward L. (Ted) Quinn (Paragon Energy Solutions), Tighe Smith (Paragon Energy Solutions)
Constellation - FitzPatrick Nuclear Power Plant Risk-Informed Surveillance Frequency Control Program for I&C Systems
Karim Habayeb (James A. Fitzpatrick NPP), Jeremy Torrez (James A. Fitzpatrick NPP), Tanner Hamm (James A. Fitzpatrick NPP), David Poulin (James A. Fitzpatrick NPP), Anthony Yost (James A. Fitzpatrick NPP), Edward L. (Ted) Quinn (Paragon Energy Solutions)
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