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Education, Training & Workforce Development
The Education, Training & Workforce Development Division provides communication among the academic, industrial, and governmental communities through the exchange of views and information on matters related to education, training and workforce development in nuclear and radiological science, engineering, and technology. Industry leaders, education and training professionals, and interested students work together through Society-sponsored meetings and publications, to enrich their professional development, to educate the general public, and to advance nuclear and radiological science and engineering.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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A fateful day for nuclear waste policy: January 31, 1998
Next week will mark 25 years since January 31, 1998, a familiar date to most in the nuclear community, and revisited in today’s #ThrowbackThursday post with an article from the March 1998 issue of Nuclear News. “Those in the nuclear power industry are aware of the significance of the date January 31, 1998. ln the Nuclear Waste Policy Act of 1982, that date was set as the deadline for the U.S. government—more specifically, the Department of Energy—to begin taking possession of and responsibility for spent nuclear fuel from nuclear power plants nationwide” (NN, March 1998, p. 59).
Massimo Salvatores’s name is synonymous with more than 40 years of personal dedication to nuclear reactor physics & related science, with many outstanding technical and scientific contributions, the promotion of research programs and international collaboration, and the training of two generations of young physicists. He was an extraordinarily active and knowledgeable scientist, an inspiring and stimulating person, and an exceptional leader of international collaboration through the NEA. Lean More about Prof. Salvatores
The ANS Reactor Physics Division is currently raising funds to establish a scholarship in his name. If you would like to make a contribution to this fund, please click on the donate button below or mail a check made payable to the American Nuclear Society to: American Nuclear Society, 97781 Eagle Way, Chicago, IL 60678-9770
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