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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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NRC issues strategic plan for reviewing AI in nuclear applications
To help plan and prepare for new technologies involving artificial intelligence, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has released its Artificial Intelligence Strategic Plan (NUREG-2261) for fiscal years 2023–2027.
The NRC said that it expects license applications that include the use of AI technologies to be submitted to the agency for review and approval within the next few years. The strategic plan is meant to help ensure that NRC staff are prepared to review and evaluate such applications.
In the foreword, the NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research director Raymond Furstenau introduces the strategic plan, writing, “We recognize that interest in AI is growing rapidly in both the public and private sectors. As such, I think [it] is important to lay the groundwork needed to ensure the safe and secure use of AI in NRC-regulated activities.”
Technical Session|Sponsored by THD
Thursday, December 2, 2021|1:00–2:45PM EST |Columbia 10
Xu Wu (NC State Univ.)
Jun Wang (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
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A Numerical Method of Computing Wigner Energy Release Rate of Irradiated Graphite
Dezhi Dai (ANL), Landon Brockmeyer (ANL), Roberto Ponciroli (ANL)
Direct Numerical Simulation of Supercritical CO2 Flow: Development of a Plugin for the REFPROP/ PROPATH Properties Database in the Spectral Element Code NekRS
Tri Nguyen (Penn State Univ.), Elia Merzari (Penn State Univ.), Haomin Yuan (ANL)
Inertial Coupling Implementation in the DFM
Paul W. Stockett (Purdue Univ.), Alejandro Clausse (CNEA-CONICET), Martin Lopez-De-Bertodano (Purdue Univ.)
Experimental Investigation of Debris Bed Cooling Using Seawater
Zayed Ahmed (Kansas State Univ.), Steven Eckels (Kansas State Univ.), Hitesh Bindra (Kansas State Univ.)
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