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Operations & Power
Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
North Carolina State University|Raleigh Marriott City Center
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A day in the life of the nuclear community
The November issue of Nuclear News is focused on the individuals who make up our nuclear community.
We invited a small group of those individuals to tell us about their day-to-day work in some of the many occupations and applications of nuclear science and technology, and they responded generously. They were ready to tell us about the part they play, together with colleagues and team members, in supplying clean energy, advancing technology, protecting safety and health, and exploring fundamental science.
In these pages, we see a community that can celebrate both those workdays that record progress moving at a steady pace and the exceptional days when a goal is reached, a briefing is delivered, a contract goes through, a discovery is made, or an unforeseen challenge is overcome.
The Nuclear News staff hopes that you enjoy meeting these members of our community—or maybe get reacquainted with friends—through their words and photos.
June 11–15, 2017
Innovating Nuclear Power
San Francisco, CA|Hyatt Regency San Francisco
The 2017 Annual Meeting will take place at the Hyatt Regency San Francisco. Registration is now open**.
ANS Housing link: Hyatt Regency San Francisco
The group rate is $259.00 plus applicable taxes. ANS has also secured a limited number of rooms at the government rate. To book your reservation by phone, call 888-421-1442 and reference the American Nuclear Society or group code ANS7. If you need to book in the government per diem block please use access code 2017GovtRate (Please note an official Government Employee ID will be required at check-in, otherwise you will be charged the standard room rate).
Reservations must be made by Friday, May 12, 2017, or before the group rooms are sold out, so do not delay. Prevailing rates may apply after this date or when the group rooms are sold out, whichever occurs first. Rooms are subject to availability.
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Jose N. Reyes, Jr. (Chief Technology Officer, NuScale Power)
Assistant General Chair:
Daniel Ingersoll (Director of Research Collaborations, NuScale Power)
Raymond Klann (Senior Scientist, PNNL)
Assistant Program Chair:
Kenneth J. Geelhood (PNNL)
Embedded Topical Meeting
Clayton Scott (SVP, Chief Nuclear Officer, Schneider Electric)
Sacit M. Cetiner (R & D Staff, Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Charles McCarthy (I&C Tracks) (Nuclear I&C Programs Manager, Northop Grumman)
Sean M. Smith (I&C Tracks) (Embedded Software Engineer, Lockheed Martin)
David Desaulniers (HFE Tracks) (Senior Technical Advisor, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Johanna Oxstrand (HFE Tracks) (Human Factors Scientist, Idaho National Laboratory)