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Aerospace Nuclear Science & Technology
Organized to promote the advancement of knowledge in the use of nuclear science and technologies in the aerospace application. Specialized nuclear-based technologies and applications are needed to advance the state-of-the-art in aerospace design, engineering and operations to explore planetary bodies in our solar system and beyond, plus enhance the safety of air travel, especially high speed air travel. Areas of interest will include but are not limited to the creation of nuclear-based power and propulsion systems, multifunctional materials to protect humans and electronic components from atmospheric, space, and nuclear power system radiation, human factor strategies for the safety and reliable operation of nuclear power and propulsion plants by non-specialized personnel and more.
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.
Saturday, April 10, 2021|12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EDT)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
Nilay Kulkarni (NC State Univ.)
This interactive panel discussion seeks to answer attendee questions about academic career paths including whats, whys, whens, and hows of preparing for an academic career, pursuing a faculty position, and thriving as an early career faculty member. A panel of early career nuclear engineering faculty will briefly discuss their motivations, experiences, and challenges in the pursuit of their academic career paths. Additionally, these faculty will discuss lessons learned and provide recommendations to students considering becoming faculty. We hope all students curious about academic career paths will join this session armed with as many questions as possible. Ask us anything.
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