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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.
2020 ANS Virtual Winter Meeting
November 16–19, 2020
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Advanced nuclear to be a focus of reopened Arctic Energy Office
The Department of Energy has announced the reestablishment of the Arctic Energy Office (AEO), to be located on the campus of the University of Alaska Fairbanks. The AEO was originally established in 2001 but failed to receive sufficient funding. Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette had pledged to reopen the office by the close of the current federal fiscal year.
The focus of the AEO, according to the DOE, will include international cooperation on Arctic issues, research on methane hydrates, and the development of advanced microgrids and nuclear power systems, such as small modular reactors.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by DESD|Cosponsored by OPD
Tuesday, November 17, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EST)
The session will be available to join at 10:30AM (11:30AM EST).
Leah Spradley Parks
Neal L. Mann
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Grid Modelling Considerations for Nuclear Energy
Leah Spradley Parks (U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission), Neal L. Mann (Neal Mann & Associates), Cristian Rabiti (Idaho National Laboratory), Nicolas E. Stauff (Argonne National Laboratory), Aidan Tuohy (EPRI), Wesley Cole (NREL), Nestor Sepulveda (MIT)
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