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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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Environmental Management: GAO Report Shows Mission Far From Complete
This spring, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released an insightful report reviewing and summarizing the status and performance of the largest projects and operations within the Department of Energy’s Office of Environmental Management (EM), which is responsible for the cleanup of hazardous and radioactive waste at sites and facilities that have been contaminated from decades of nuclear weapons production and nuclear energy research.
Friday, April 9, 2021|1:30–3:30PM (2:30–4:30PM EDT)
Khadija Mahbuba (NCSU)
Edward Chen (NCSU)
Quentin Faure (NCSU)
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A Review of Risk Assessment of a Dry Cask Storage System
Havva Tayfur (NC State Univ.), Alp Tezbasaran (North Carolina State University), Mihai A. Diaconeasa (North Carolina State University)
Fast Neutron Interrogation for Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Storage Cask Monitoring
Zhihua Liu (UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS), Ming Fang (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Angela D. Fulvio (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
An Elastic Waveform Tomography of Spent Nuclear Fuel Casks
Othman Oudghiri-Idrissi (University of Minnesota), Bojan B. Guzina (University of Minnesota Twin Cities)
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