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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.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
Wednesday, November 10, 2021|8:00–10:00AM EST
Fernando Ferrante (EPRI)
Mihai Diaconeasa (North Carolina State U)
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Insights From Implementing a Fire PRA Training During Extended Telecommuting Situation
Young G. Jo (Southern Nuclear Operating Co.)
Visualization and Automation of Fire Modeling Using Fire Risk Investigation in 3D (FRI3D)
Steven Prescott (INL), Robby Christian (INL), John Biersdorf (INL), Kurt Vedros (INL), Ramprasad Sampath (Centroid Lab)
Risk-Informing Nuclear Facility Emergency Preparedness
F. Gregory Hudson (Metcalfe), Ronald J. Markovich (Contingency Management Consulting Group)
Fire Probabilistic Risk Assessment on Pre-Operational Plant
Michele L. Reed (Westinghouse Electric Co.), Young G. Jo (Southern Nuclear Operating Co.)
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