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The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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ANS-DOE discussion on decarbonization
ANS will host a members-only event on December 7 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST with Jigar Shah, director of the Department of Energy’s Loan Programs Office (LPO). Craig Piercy, ANS executive director and chief executive officer, will lead the interview.
Register now: Hear about the ambitious goals of the Biden administration to decarbonize the power sector by 2035, which were highlighted in Shah’s article in the November issue of Nuclear News. Shah will also discuss how nuclear can be an important part of the decarbonized energy mix in the United States and how he believes the LPO can support the administration’s target.
Thursday, April 8, 2021|9:45–11:00AM EDT
Ishita Trivedi (NC State Univ.)
Edward Chen (NC State Univ.)
You are invited to an exciting plenary session at the annual Virtual ANS Student Conference 2021 (April 8th, 2021) as we ENLGITEN young generation with nuclear science and technology. Join us to hear more about the current outlook on nuclear by key members of the community. Panelists will discuss the future of nuclear energy in the private and public sectors while looking at innovation in nuclear.
WELCOME INTRODUCTION BY:
Dr. Kostadin Ivanov North Carolina State University
Dr. Mary Lou Dunzik-GougarANS President (2020-2021)
Dr. John Gilligan North Carolina State University
Director, Innovation Department Nuclear Electric Power Research Institute
Tanya HamiltonSenior Vice President,Nuclear Corporate Duke Energy
Tatiana IvanovaDeputy Head of the Division of Nuclear Science,Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
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