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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.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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West Virginia Senate moves to end nuclear power ban
The West Virginia Senate voted 24–7 yesterday in favor of S.B. 4, which repeals sections of the state code banning the construction of nuclear power plants in West Virginia, according to an article in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel. The bill now heads to the House, which is considering a similar measure.
October 29–November 2, 2017
Generations in Collaboration: Building for Tomorrow
Washington, DC|Marriott Wardman Park
Ty Troutman (General Manager, Bechtel Nuclear, Security & Environmental)
Assistant General Chair:
Desmond Chan (Chief Technology Officer, Bechtel)
Kenneth Geelhood (Senior Research Engineer, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Assistant Program Chair:
Elia Merzari (Nuclear Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory)
Embedded Topical Meeting
October 28, 2017
Brett Rampal (Nuclear Engineer, NuScale Power, LLC)
Jitesh Kuntawala (Nuclear Engineer, Duke Energy)
Catherine Perego (Nuclear Engineer, Westinghouse Electric Company)