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Human Factors, Instrumentation & Controls
Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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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$163 million contract awarded for WIPP ventilation system
Nuclear Waste Partnership (NWP), the management and operations contractor for the Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southeastern New Mexico, announced that it has awarded a subcontract valued at approximately $163 million to The Industrial Company (TIC) to complete the construction of the transuranic waste repository’s Safety Significant Confinement Ventilation System (SSCVS).
May 15–20, 2022
Following the success of the past meetings, the PHYSOR topical meeting is back in Pittsburgh. PHYSOR 2022 will focus on the future of reactor physics and related nuclear technologies. The meeting aims to provide a platform for international experts from vendors, utilities, research laboratories, and universities to exchange ideas and latest developments on a wide spectrum of topics. Technical sessions include standard topics of interest as well as special sessions including novel analysis methods, advanced reactor designs, machine learning and artificial intelligence applications, high enrichment/high burnup core design challenges, space nuclear technologies, and high-performance computing. The meeting will also include plenary sessions focusing on advanced reactor design development and demonstration programs, panel sessions, and several workshops on state-of-the-art reactor physics tools.
FULL PAPERS DUE: September 30, 2021
Submit full papers describing work that is of value to the reactor physics community and the nuclear industry in general. Papers are presented orally at the meeting, and presenters are expected to register for the meeting. All accepted papers will be published in the Proceedings of the Topical.
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