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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.
Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS 2023)
May 7–11, 2023
Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
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Fusion Science and Technology
Wanted: Information leading to a neutron source for fusion energy R&D
The Department of Energy’s Office of Science published a notice in the March 27 Federal Register calling for input on technological approaches to a Fusion Prototypic Neutron Source (FPNS) for materials irradiation research under DOE-SC’s Fusion Energy Sciences program, as well as partnership models that could accelerate the construction and delivery of the facility. The request for information (RFI) calls for responses by May 11.
Tuesday, November 15, 2022|3:15–5:00PM MST|Eucalyptus
Julianne McCallum (Data and Analysis Specialist, Nuclear Energy Institute)
Benjamin Cipiti (Principal Member of the Technical Staff, Sandia)
Alexandra Siwy (Nuclear Engineer, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission)
Rani Franovich (Senior Policy Advisor to the Nuclear Energy Innovation team, Breakthrough Institute)
Prasad Kadambi (Director, Kadambi Engineering Consultants)
We hear about the innovations in the advanced reactors space and the need to support the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission as we work to deploy new reactors. How is the industry discussing the modernization of licensing frameworks to be risk-informed and performance-based for the future of advanced reactors? Join us for a panel discussion.
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