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Decommissioning & Environmental Sciences
The mission of the Decommissioning and Environmental Sciences (DES) Division is to promote the development and use of those skills and technologies associated with the use of nuclear energy and the optimal management and stewardship of the environment, sustainable development, decommissioning, remediation, reutilization, and long-term surveillance and maintenance of nuclear-related installations, and sites. The target audience for this effort is the membership of the Division, the Society, and the public at large.
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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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Corey Hinderstein nominated for NNSA nonproliferation post
President Biden has nominated Corey Hinderstein, ANS member since 2016, for deputy administrator for defense nuclear nonproliferation for the Department of Energy’s National Nuclear Security Administration.
Hinderstein is vice president of international fuel cycle strategies at the Nuclear Threat Initiative, based in Washington, D.C. Her focus is on international nuclear fuel cycle and nonproliferation policy, global nuclear security, and arms control and nonproliferation monitoring and verification.
The Center for Nuclear Science and Technology Information is an initiative of the American Nuclear Society (ANS) working to increase understanding of and support for nuclear science and technology. Society members play an important role in changing the conversation about nuclear.
To assist members with their outreach efforts, ANS offers in-kind public outreach materials to a limited number of the Society's Student and Local Sections that host outreach events aligned with ANS public information goals. Requests that meet the selection criteria are fulfilled on a first come, first served basis. The available items are listed on the Outreach Materials Request Form.
To be considered for in-kind materials, the activity or event must promote one of the following messages and fall under a focus area indicated below.
Sections are limited to $500 in value of materials (including shipping) each calendar year.
Sections are required to submit an Event Form within 30 days of events receiving in-kind donations.
To request materials, please complete the request form and return it to ANS by the appropriate deadline (listed above).
Outreach Materials Request Form
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The Center aims to engage the general public in the conversation about nuclear. By organizing active outreach and public education events throughout the country, our members can enhance our mission with a unified voice.
What we support
The Center has developed teaching materials that put the basics of nuclear science and technology into the classroom while aligning with the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) and Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). Our materials support science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education.
Engineers Week (fourth week of February) is a time to celebrate how engineers make a difference in our world, Increase public dialogue about the need for engineers, and bring engineering to life for kids, educators, and parents.
Nuclear Science Week (NSW, third week of October) is an international, broadly observed week-long celebration to focus interest on all aspects of nuclear science. ANS has partnered with the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History to promote this important initiative.
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