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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.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
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Public support for nuclear energy is highest among plant neighbors
Ninety-one percent of residents living near U.S. nuclear power plants have a favorable impression of those plants, according to Bisconti Research’s ninth biennial survey. In addition, 88 percent of those residents have positive opinions of nuclear energy in general, and 78 percent would support the addition of a new reactor at their neighboring plant—a number that increases to 86 percent if the new reactor is a small modular reactor.
International Conference on Physics of Reactors 2022 Plenary SPeaker
Mr. Tae-Ho Lee is a Vice President of SMART Development at the Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI).
He has more than 24 years of experience in the fields of design and experiments for nuclear reactor.
Early in his career, he was involved in the system design of commercial power reactor and SMART.
Then, he has participated in several projects related with reactor system design and technology validation of sodium-cooled fast reactor as project manager or director for about 14 years.
He joined again the SMART projects in 2019 and currently takes overall responsibility for technology development of light-water type SMR at KAERI.
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