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The objectives of MSTD are: promote the advancement of materials science in Nuclear Science Technology; support the multidisciplines which constitute it; encourage research by providing a forum for the presentation, exchange, and documentation of relevant information; promote the interaction and communication among its members; and recognize and reward its members for significant contributions to the field of materials science in nuclear technology.
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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A review of workforce trends in the nuclear community
The nuclear community is undergoing a moment of unprecedented interest and growth not seen in decades. The passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act are providing a multitude of new funding opportunities for the nuclear community, and not just the current fleet. A mix of technologies and reactor types are being evaluated and deployed, with Vogtle Units 3 and 4 coming on line later this year, the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Projects of X-energy and TerraPower, and NuScale’s work with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems to build a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor, making this is an exciting time to join the nuclear workforce.
Technical Session|Sponsored by THD
Wednesday, December 1, 2021|12:30–2:15PM EST |Columbia 10
Caleb S. Brooks
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Vapor Film Collapse and Quench Front Propagation Analysis Using Optical Fiber Temperature Sensors
Paul Hurley (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.), Abdulla Alblooshi (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.), Kyung Mo Kim (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.), Juliana P. Duarte (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ.)
Inlet and Outlet Effects on the Pressure Drop in a High Aspect Ratio Pebble Bed
Robert Muyshondt (Texas A&M Univ.), Khoi Ngo (Texas A&M Univ.), Blake Maher (Texas A&M Univ.), Abdulaziz Almathami (Texas A&M Univ.), Thien Nguyen (Texas A&M Univ.), Yassin Hassan (Texas A&M Univ.), N.K. Anand (Texas A&M Univ.)
Study of Cross-Flow Profiles in a 5x5 Rod Bundle with Channel-Type Spacer Grid: A Combination of Optical Techniques, 3D-Printing and Statistical Analysis
Camila F. Matozinhos (Texas A&M Univ.), Gabriel C. Q. Tomaz (Texas A&M Univ.), Rodolfo Vaghetto (Texas A&M Univ.), Yassin Hassan (Texas A&M Univ.)
Performance Qualification Measurements Using New PEPT Facility for Pebble Bed Reactor Research
Cody S. Wiggins (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.), Lane B. Carasik (Virginia Commonwealth Univ.)
A Comparative Study of FeCrAl and Zircaloy Claddings for Steady-State Subcooled Flow Boiling Experiments
Mingfu He (Univ. of New Mexico), Minghui Chen (Univ. of New Mexico)
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