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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.
International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference
Monday, November 14, 2022|1:00–2:45PM MST|Noble
Ennea Fairchild (PNNL)
Rebecca Kreuzer (PNNL)
Brady D. Hanson
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Public Discussions of Nuclear Waste Management on Social Media
Andrew Fox (Univ. Oklahoma), Kuhika Gupta (Univ. Oklahoma), Will Livingston (Univ. Oklahoma), Ross Buchanan (Univ. Oklahoma), Hank Jenkins-Smith (Univ. Oklahoma)
The German Site Selection Process -- Current Geoscientific Work to Identify Possible Site Regions
Matthias E. Bauer (Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung), Sarah B. Cichy (Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung), Christian Derer (Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung), Sönke Reiche (Bundesgesellschaft für Endlagerung)
A Natural Language Processing Tool to Support Stakeholder Engagements During a Consent-Based Siting Process
Thushara Gunda (Sandia), Matthew D. Sweitzer (Sandia)
Tag It: A Natural Language Processing Approach to Enhancing Delineation of Public Comments Regarding the Consent-Based Siting Process
Danielle N. Sanchez (Sandia), Kamille Hackett (Sandia), Matthew D. Sweitzer (Sandia), Thushara Gunda (Sandia)
Development of a Spent Nuclear Fuel Management and Disposal Onboarding Primer
Antonio Rigato (PNNL), Steven Maheras (PNNL), Janette Meacham (Sandia)
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