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Operations & Power
Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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!
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A review of workforce trends in the nuclear community
The nuclear community is undergoing a moment of unprecedented interest and growth not seen in decades. The passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act are providing a multitude of new funding opportunities for the nuclear community, and not just the current fleet. A mix of technologies and reactor types are being evaluated and deployed, with Vogtle Units 3 and 4 coming on line later this year, the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Projects of X-energy and TerraPower, and NuScale’s work with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems to build a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor, making this is an exciting time to join the nuclear workforce.
Raymond Furstenau (US NRC)
Bao-Wen Yang (DEQD)
Elia Merzari (Penn State University)
Yassin Hassan (Texas A&M)
Hisashi Ninokata (Politecnico di Milano)
ANS Local Section Chair:
John Kelly (ANS President (Emeritus))
Stephen M. Bajorek (US NRC)
Technical Program Committee Co-Chairs:
Igor Bolotnov (North Carolina State University)
Annalisa Manera (University of Michigan)
Steering Committee Co- Chairs:
John Luxat (McMaster University)
Sofiane Benhamadouche (EdF)
Chul-Hwa Song (KAERI)
Thomas Fanning (USDOE)
Yanping Huang (NPIC)
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