ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
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Operations & Power
Members focus on the dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The division sponsors meetings on the coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities. It encourages and assists with the dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.
2022 ANS Winter Meeting and Technology Expo
November 13–17, 2022
Phoenix, AZ|Arizona Grand Resort
The Standards Committee is responsible for the development and maintenance of voluntary consensus standards that address the design, analysis, and operation of components, systems, and facilities related to the application of nuclear science and technology. Find out What’s New, check out the Standards Store, or Get Involved today!
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Germany’s nuclear decision: Hold the confetti for now
For the few members of the nuclear community who haven’t already been made aware, the Wall Street Journal yesterday published a story headlined “Germany to Keep Last Three Nuclear Power Plants Running in Policy U-Turn.” According to the WSJ, the German government plans to postpone retirement of the plants—all of which had been slated for closure by the end of 2022—fearing an inadequate energy supply this winter.
The American Nuclear Society offers a variety of membership categories and options to meet your needs depending on where you are in your career. Membership are available for both individuals and organizations.
Persons who are engaged in activities in one or more fields of nuclear science and engineering or allied fields, and who shall meet at least one of the following requirements:
Student members must be currently enrolled at least half time in one or more of the fields of nuclear science and engineering or allied fields in a school having, or eligible to have, a student branch of the Society, or in the Naval Nuclear Power School. Postgraduate and individuals employed full-time while pursuing a Ph.D. do not qualify for Student membership. High school students interested in nuclear may also join as Student members.
For a one-time fee, members can retain their ANS membership for life. Lifetime members will be sent a yearly statement to update address and membership information, order publications, and to make voluntary contributions to become an ANS Champion or to donate to the scholarship, local and student section challenge, and public outreach initiative funds.
Add $90 yearly overseas postage for printed copies of Nuclear News/Radwaste Solutions magazines for members outside U.S., Canada or Mexico.
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When submitting an application for membership, all members have the opportunity to subscribe to additional scientific publications at a members-only discounted rate. Subscriptions are for an annual term, expiring one year from the time of purchase.
Nuclear Technology Journal *
Nuclear Science and Engineering Journal*
Fusion Science and Technology Journal*
Nuclear Standard News (online only)
* Print subscriptions include searchable online access.
Voluntary contributions to the following ANS programs are appreciated:
ANS allows spouses or partners who are current paid members of the Society the opportunity to replace one of their subscriptions to Nuclear News/Radwaste Solutions with another ANS publication. Contact ANS Membership for details.
Applications for membership are processed as soon as payment is received. New member information is available online in the New Members section.
Memberships are nonrefundable and nontransferable.
All memberships are on an anniversary cycle. A renewal reminder will be sent prior to your membership expiration date. Please renew promptly to avoid discontinuation of service, elimination of member discounts, access to members-only content on the website and mailings of Nuclear News magazine.
American Nuclear Society member dues are not used for contributions to political parties or candidates or for independent expenditures on behalf of parties or candidates. Less than 1/10 of 1.0% (or 0.1%) of dues money goes to lobbying efforts. In the case of someone at the $175 dues level, this would be 17.5 cents.
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