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2023 ANS Annual Meeting
June 11–14, 2023
Indianapolis, IN|Marriott Indianapolis Downtown
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Art exhibit visits IIT
Nuclear power plant cooling towers are easily recognizable for their familiar hyperboloid shape. But an art exhibit running at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago aims to give visitors a different perspective.
The Art of the Reactor, an exhibit by the National Museum of Nuclear Science and History and hosted by IIT’s Lewis College of Science and Letters, opened on November 4 and runs until Sunday, December 4 at Hermann Hall on the IIT campus.
Technical Session|Sponsored by ETWDD
Wednesday, November 16, 2022|1:00–2:45PM MST|Acacia
JoAnne Hanners (DOE-NE)
Anna Podgorney (NEUP/INL)
Andrew E. Thomas (INL)
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Aggregation of Hidden Markov Models for Prognostics of Maintenance-Dependent Processes
Mattia Zanotelli (Univ. Tennessee., Knoxville), J. Wesley Hines (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville), Jamie B. Coble (Univ. Tennessee, Knoxville)
Depletion Perturbation Theory Developments in Monte Carlo Simulations
Benjamin Murphy (Univ. New Mexico), Christopher Perfetti (Univ. New Mexico)
NuQKD: Development of a QKD Simulation Tool for Nuclear Reactor Communications
Konstantinos Gkouliaras (Purdue), Vasileios Theos (Purdue), Reshma Ughade (Purdue), Stylianos Chatzidakis (Purdue)
Modeling Deposition and Resuspension in an Integral Pressurized Water Reactor
Iza Lantgios (Univ. Pittsburgh), Rohan Biwalkar (Pittsburgh Technical), Sola Talabi (Pittsburgh Technical), Katherine Hornbostel (Univ. Pittsburgh)
Validation Experiment Design for HENRI Coupled Code CONSTELATION
A. Warren (Oregon State), G. Mignot (Oregon State), T.K. Howard (Oregon State), W. Marcum (Oregon State)
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