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The Young Members Group works to encourage and enable all young professional members to be actively involved in the efforts and endeavors of the Society at all levels (Professional Divisions, ANS Governance, Local Sections, etc.) as they transition from the role of a student to the role of a professional. It sponsors non-technical workshops and meetings that provide professional development and networking opportunities for young professionals, collaborates with other Divisions and Groups in developing technical and non-technical content for topical and national meetings, encourages its members to participate in the activities of the Groups and Divisions that are closely related to their professional interests as well as in their local sections, introduces young members to the rules and governance structure of the Society, and nominates young professionals for awards and leadership opportunities available to members.
Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023)
December 10–14, 2023
New Orleans, LA|New Orleans Marriott
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Fission reactor materials meeting coming up in NOLA
The 2023 Materials in Nuclear Energy Systems (MiNES 2023) meeting will take place December 10–14 in New Orleans, La. The third installment of MiNES, this year’s conference will focus on cutting-edge research in the fission reactor materials community.
2023 ANS WINTER CONFERENCE AND EXPO
Matt Wargon is a Senior Nuclear Engineer at TerraPower. In his current role, he serves as the Reactivity Control group lead for the Molten Chloride Reactor Experiment (MCRE) project. Prior to joining TerraPower, he worked as a Safety Analysis Engineer for SC&EG at VC Summer Nuclear Station.
Matt has been an active member of ANS since 2010 when he first got involved as an undergraduate student. Since then, he has become involved in both local chapters and the national organization. Matt currently serves as the chair of the ANS Young Members Group, as well as a committee member of the ANS Scholarship Policy Coordinating Committee, the ANS Research & Advanced Reactor Coordinating Committee, and the ANS Certification Committee, as well as a member of the Reactor Physics Division Program Committee.
Matt earned his B.S. in Nuclear Engineering and B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from Penn State University in 2013 and his M.S. in Nuclear Engineering in 2015 also from PSU. He also holds a Professional Engineering license in nuclear engineering in Washington state.
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