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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2021)
February 9–11, 2021
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Former NRC chairs issue vaccine timeline recommendation to CDC
Five former chairmen of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission—Stephen Burns, Allison Macfarlane, Nils Diaz, Richard Meserve, and Dale Klein—signed a letter to José Romero, Arkansas health secretary and chair of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) immunization advisory committee, requesting that the advisory committee update its recommendation for COVID-19 vaccine allocation guidance for the energy workforce (including nuclear energy workers).
Currently, the CDC has four phases for the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. Those phases are numbered:
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|9:00–10:45AM (10:00–11:45AM EST)
N. Dianne B. Ezell (ORNL)
W. Neal Mann (The University of Texas at Austin)
Paul LaTour (American Nuclear Society)
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TRANSFORM - A Vision for Modern Advanced Reactor System-Level Modeling and Simulation Using Modelica
Michael S. Greenwood (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
Gear Test Assembly - Testing Gears and Bearings in Liquid Sodium
Edward Kent (Argonne National Laboratory), Henry Belch (Argonne National Laboratory), Sasan Bakhtiari (Argonne National Laboratory), H.T. Chien (Argonne National Laboratory), Chris Grandy (Argonne National Laboratory)
SMART Natural Circulation Long Term Cooling Performance Analysis for the Extended Design Basis Accidents using MARS-KS
Youn Shil Kim (Environment & Energy Technology, Inc.), Sunghwan Bae (Environment & Energy Technology, Inc), Nhan H. Hoang (Environment & Energy Technology, Inc), S.K. Sim (Environment & Energy Technology, Inc)
Generalized Python Tool for Thermal Hydraulics Core Analysis of Advanced Reactors
Sierra Tutwiler (Virginia Commonwealth University), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth University)
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