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Operations & Power
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.
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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How the NRC modernized its digital I&C infrastructure and where it goes from here
The Nuclear Regulatory Commissiona first formally developed infrastructure for the review of digital instrumentation and control (I&C) systems in the 1990s. Although the current fleet of nuclear power plants in the United States was originally designed and constructed with analog systems, the U.S. nuclear industry has for more than 30 years been working to upgrade these older systems with modern digital equipment.
Thursday, April 8, 2021|5:00–6:30PM (6:00–7:30PM EDT)
Kelley M. Verner
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Lakshitha Kaleyanda (NCSU)
In this meeting, the current state and activities of the Student Section Committee will be discussed. This committee represents all the student sections of ANS at the national level. Student leaders and volunteers determine how the SSC will function and how the SSC can best support students in their local chapters. Having student involvement at the national level is crucial to the continued success and support of student ANS chapters. If you are interested in becoming more involved with ANS on a national level please attend this meeting. If you are a student section president, it is mandatory you, or a representative from your university, be in attendance.
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Student Section Committee (SSC) Informational Meeting
Kelley M. Verner (University of Idaho)
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