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The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
2022 ANS Annual Meeting
June 12–16, 2022
Anaheim, CA|Anaheim Hilton
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ANSI/ANS-2.21-2022, Criteria for Assessing Atmospheric Effects on the Ultimate Heat Sink (revision of ANSI/ANS-2.21-2012 [R2016]).
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Technical Session|Sponsored by HFICD
Friday, December 3, 2021|9:00–10:45AM (10:00–11:45AM EST)|Columbia 10
Ahmad Al Rashdan (INL)
Fan Zhang (Georgia Tech)
Jamie Coble (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
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Criticality Control Overpack Automation
9:05–9:25AM (10:05–10:25AM EST)
Catherine Mancuso (Savannah River National Laboratory), Michael Brown (Savannah River National Laboratory), Will Stafford (Savannah River National Laboratory)
Collection of a Preliminary Dataset for Human-Robot Interaction in Commercial and Nuclear Domains
9:25–9:45AM (10:25–10:45AM EST)
Cynthia Cho (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Sidharth Nair (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Bethany Isabella Garcia Cornejo (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Ian Krause (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Arrash Setayesh (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Minsoo Kang (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Selma Wanna (Univ. of Texas, Austin), Mitch Pryor (Univ. of Texas, Austin)
Demonstration of Automation Technology for Nuclear Materials Handling
9:45–10:05AM (10:45–11:05AM EST)
William Stafford (Savannah River National Laboratory), Michael Brown (Savannah River National Laboratory), Catherine Mancuso (Savannah River National Laboratory)
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