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The division's objectives are to promote the advancement of knowledge and understanding of the fundamental physical phenomena characterizing nuclear reactors and other nuclear systems. The division encourages research and disseminates information through meetings and publications. Areas of technical interest include nuclear data, particle interactions and transport, reactor and nuclear systems analysis, methods, design, validation and operating experience and standards. The Wigner Award heads the awards program.
2024 ANS Annual Conference
June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Finland in Front: The World’s Likely First Spent Fuel Repository Moves Toward Licensing
The year 2024 is shaping up to be a historic one for Posiva, the waste management organization owned by Finland’s two nuclear power plant utilities, Fortum and Teollisuuden Voima. The company is looking to receive regulatory approval of its operating license for the Onkalo deep geological repository for high-level radioactive waste by the end of the year.
August 24–28, 2014
Chicago, IL|Hyatt Regency Chicago
In cooperation with the World Council on Isotopes
The Hyatt Regency Chicago, located at 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, is the location for the 8th International Conference on Isotopes and Expo, where all meeting activities and technical sessions will be held.
The special room rate for the meeting is $195.00/ per night (single/double).
Reservations can be made online at: Hyatt Regency Chicago
To register by phone for a guest room call 888-421-1442. Attendees must identify themselves as part of the American Nuclear Society
to receive the group rate.
Myung-Chul Lee (President, Korean Radioisotope Society)
Paul Dickman (Senior Policy Fellow, Argonne National Laboratory)
Assistant General Chair:
Nigel R. Stevenson (Clear Vascular, Inc.)
Rolf Zeisler (Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Standard and Technology)
Steve LaMont (Senior Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory)