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Improving task performance, system reliability, system and personnel safety, efficiency, and effectiveness are the division's main objectives. Its major areas of interest include task design, procedures, training, instrument and control layout and placement, stress control, anthropometrics, psychological input, and motivation.
2021 Student Conference
April 8–10, 2021
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DOE lists five stories to watch in 2021
Despite all the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, the U.S. nuclear energy community pulled out some big wins in 2020, and this year could be even bigger, according to the Department of Energy’s Office of Nuclear Energy.
From deep space exploration on Mars to a historic new reactor coming online in Waynesboro, Ga., 2021 will be a record-breaking year for the industry—both good and potentially bad.
Find the full details on the DOE-NE website.
Technical Session|Panel|Sponsored by HFICD
Tuesday, November 17, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EST)
Jamie B. Coble
Susan Gallier (American Nuclear Society)
The 12th ANS Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation and Control and Human-Machine Interface Technology Conference (NPIC&HMIT) will be embedded in the 2021 ANS Annual Meeting in Providence, RI. NPIC&HMIT is the preeminent venue for sharing nuclear I&C and human factors research, development, deployment and application, and best practices, through a mix of technical presentations and panel discussions (invited and contributed). This panel session will preview the topics that will be discussed at the upcoming conference.
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Presentation Slides — Coble
Reference — NPIC&HMIT 2021 CFP
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