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Conference on Nuclear Training and Education: A Biennial International Forum (CONTE 2023)
February 6–9, 2023
Amelia Island, FL|Omni Amelia Island Resort
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Nominations for national awards open for 2023 ANS Annual Meeting
Nominations for the 2023 Annual Meeting awards are now being accepted, through the deadline of March 1. Hash Hashemian, chair of the ANS Honors and Awards Committee, urged members in a letter posted online to nominate their peers: “Your nomination of highly qualified individuals is the key step in recognizing their contributions and ensuring that the ANS Honors and Awards Program is aware of their achievements.” The recipients of the national awards, listed below, will be honored at the 2023 ANS Annual Meeting in Indianapolis, Ind. Honorees will be notified of their selection by May.
Technical Session|Sponsored by ETWDD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|12:30–2:15PM EST |Georgetown West
Travis W. Knight
Lisa M. Marshall
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A Modular Molten Salt Reactor Design for Desalination
J. Sebastian Tchakerian (Texas A&M Univ.), Phillip Olivarez (Texas A&M Univ.), Robert Kollman (Texas A&M Univ.), David Swindall (Texas A&M Univ.), David Nguyen (Texas A&M Univ.)
Micro-HTGR for Military Installations
Cindy McCabe (Univ. of Florida), Jonathan Arnaud (Univ. of Florida), Cesar Pozas (Univ. of Florida), Steven Lester (Univ. of Florida), Micah Troyer (Univ. of Florida)
Design of a Low Enrichment Uranium Nuclear Reactor to Power a Future Martian Colony
Joffrey Dorville (Colorado School of Mines), Jacob Tellez (Colorado School of Mines), Conner Glatt (Colorado School of Mines), Jeffrey King (Colorado School of Mines)
Production of Carbon-14 Radioisotope Using an Aluminum Nitride Target in HFIR
Christopher Busch (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Kayla Sims (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Madison Tippet (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Austin Welsh (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Richard Howard (INL)
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