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Nuclear Installations Safety
Devoted specifically to the safety of nuclear installations and the health and safety of the public, this division seeks a better understanding of the role of safety in the design, construction and operation of nuclear installation facilities. The division also promotes engineering and scientific technology advancement associated with the safety of such facilities.
Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2023)
May 7–11, 2023
Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
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Fusion Science and Technology
Wanted: Information leading to a neutron source for fusion energy R&D
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science published a notice in the March 27 Federal Register calling for input on technological approaches to a Fusion Prototypic Neutron Source (FPNS) for materials irradiation research under DOE-SC’s Fusion Energy Sciences program, as well as partnership models that could accelerate the construction and delivery of the facility. The request for information (RFI) calls for responses by May 11.
Friday, April 9, 2021|1:30–2:30PM EDT
Eric Meyer (Generation Atomic)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Vincent Dallura (NCSU)
The public perception of nuclear science and technology affects its outlook perhaps more than any other field. In this panel discussion, the media's role in affecting public perception as well as methods to change negative connotations surrounding nuclear will be discussed. Join Mr. David Doctor, Mr. Eric Meyer, Ms. Michelle Brechtelsbauer, and Dr. William Kinsella to discover how the next generation of nuclear engineers can shape the public perception of the nuclear industry.
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