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Aerospace Nuclear Science & Technology
Organized to promote the advancement of knowledge in the use of nuclear science and technologies in the aerospace application. Specialized nuclear-based technologies and applications are needed to advance the state-of-the-art in aerospace design, engineering and operations to explore planetary bodies in our solar system and beyond, plus enhance the safety of air travel, especially high speed air travel. Areas of interest will include but are not limited to the creation of nuclear-based power and propulsion systems, multifunctional materials to protect humans and electronic components from atmospheric, space, and nuclear power system radiation, human factor strategies for the safety and reliable operation of nuclear power and propulsion plants by non-specialized personnel and more.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Eisenhower’s “Atoms for Peace” at 70
Seventy years ago to the day, President Dwight D. Eisenhower gave his historic address to the United Nations General Assembly in New York City. (See December 2023 Nuclear News's “Leaders” column to read the reflections of Kathryn Huff, the Department of Energy’s assistant secretary for nuclear energy, on the speech’s anniversary.)
Technical Session|Sponsored by OPD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|2:35–4:00PM EST |Georgetown West
Erin Wehlage (Studsvik Scandpower)
Tim Crook (MCR Performance Solutions)
W. Neal Mann (ANL)
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Transient Characterization in High-Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors Using Deep Neural Networks
Andy Rivas (NC State Univ.), G. K. Delipei (NC State Univ.), Ian Davis (X-Energy), Yvotte Brits (X-Energy), Jason Hou (NC State Univ.)
Removing Safeguards and Security Roadblocks for Advanced Reactors
Ben Cipiti (Sandia), Alison Hahn (U.S. DOE)
Improving Microreactor Competitiveness Using an Economics-by-Design Approach
Abdalla Abou-Jaoude (INL), Andrew Foss (INL), Yasir Arafat (INL), Brent Dixon (INL)
NERTHUS MSR Dynamic Model
Nicholas Dunkle (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Ondrej Chvala (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville), Visura Pathirana (Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville)
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