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The division provides a forum for focused technical dialogue on thermal hydraulic technology in the nuclear industry. Specifically, this will include heat transfer and fluid mechanics involved in the utilization of nuclear energy. It is intended to attract the highest quality of theoretical and experimental work to ANS, including research on basic phenomena and application to nuclear system design.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Monday, October 10, 2022|8:30–10:00AM EDT|Salon A/B
Alina JuganANS Student Chapter President NC State University
Andrew GriffithDeputy Assistant Secretary Office of Nuclear EnergyU.S. Department of Energy
Assil HalimiPh.D. StudentMassachusetts Institute of Technology
Ala F. AlzabenSenior Vice President Commercial & Customer Center Fuel Business UnitFramatome
The TopFuel conference will feature an engaging keynote session focused on the meeting theme, Sustainovation: The time is now!! ANS NC State University Student Section President Alina Jugan will moderate an interactive discussion on innovation in nuclear fuel and what is needed to sustain the existing fleet as well as propel us into the future. The conversation will be fueled by questions from the audience that will be answered by a panel of leading experts in the light water reactor fuel field. This immersive discussion will help provide a vision into the future of nuclear energy through insightful and thoughtful dialogue.
• Rita Baranwal (TopFuel 2022 General Chair), Chief Technology Officer, Westinghouse
• Ala Alzaben, Commercial & Customer Center, Fuel Business Unit, Framatome
• Andrew Griffith, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Nuclear Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
• Assil Halimi, PhD Student, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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