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Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences
The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
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.)
Decommissioning Environmental Science and Remote Technology 2021
Friday, December 3, 2021|1:00–2:45PM EST |Georgetown West
Young Soo Park
Mitch W. Pryor
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HADRON: Hazard Aware Digitalization and Robotics in Nuclear and Other Domains
István Szőke (Institute for Energy Technology), Réka Szőke (Institute for Energy Technology), Tom-Robert Bryntesen (Institute for Energy Technology), Lucas Stephane (Institute for Energy Technology)
ROS Messages for Nuclear Sensing
Andrew West (Univ. of Manchester), Alex Smith (Bristol Robotics Laboratory)
Mixed-Reality Digital Twin Platform for Enhanced Remote Operation Based on Robot Operating System (ROS)
Young Soo Park (ANL), Jonathan Bayert (ANL), Sungmoon Joo (KAERI), JongHwan Lee (KAERI)
Self-Exploration and Mapping for Indoor Robotic Applications
Adrian Abeyta (Univ. of Texas at Austin), Mitch Pryor (Univ. of Texas at Austin), Sheldon Landsberger (Univ. of Texas at Austin)
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