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Radiation Protection & Shielding
The Radiation Protection and Shielding Division is developing and promoting radiation protection and shielding aspects of nuclear science and technology — including interaction of nuclear radiation with materials and biological systems, instruments and techniques for the measurement of nuclear radiation fields, and radiation shield design and evaluation.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Survey reveals support for, but misconceptions about, nuclear energy
Fifty-two percent of Americans either “strongly” or “somewhat” support nuclear energy as part of the United States’ energy mix, with the strongest support among Republicans (59 percent) and self-described independents (53 percent). Support among Democrats is 48 percent. Those are some of the results from the sixth annual American Climate Perspectives Survey conducted by ecoAmerica.
Technical Session|Sponsored by RPD
Wednesday, November 16, 2022|1:00–2:45PM MST|Sonoran 8
Guillaume Giudicelli (INL)
Pavel V. Tsvetkov (TAMU)
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Predicting BWR Criticality with Data-Driven Machine Learning Model
Muhammad Rizki Oktavian (Purdue), Anirudh Tunga (Blue Wave AI Labs), Jonathan Nistor (Blue Wave AI Labs), James Tusar (Constellation), J. Thomas Gruenwald (Blue Wave AI Labs), Yunlin Xu (Purdue)
Multiphysics-Coupled Seismic Safety Analysis of Molten-Salt Reactors
Chandrakanth Bolisetti (INL), Guillaume L. Giudicelli (INL), Paolo Balestra (INL), Somayajulu L. N. Dhulipala (INL), Mauricio E. Tano (INL), Abdalla Abou-Jaoude (INL)
Preliminary Assessment for Improved Features of KARMA Lattice Transport Code Through PWR Core Follow Calculations
Hyunsik Hong (KEPCO Nuclear Fuel), Changhyun Lim (KEPCO Nuclear Fuel), Joo Il Yoon (KEPCO Nuclear Fuel)
Enforcing Neutron Balance Through Current Correction with Optimization
Oscar Lastres (Purdue), Yunlin Xu (Purdue)
Monte Carlo Modeling Unification via a Metamodel-Driven Approach
Peter J. Kowal (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Camden E. Blake (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Joseph A. McPherson (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute), Wei Ji (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute)
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