ANS is committed to advancing, fostering, and promoting the development and application of nuclear sciences and technologies to benefit society.
Explore the many uses for nuclear science and its impact on energy, the environment, healthcare, food, and more.
Materials Science & Technology
The objectives of MSTD are: promote the advancement of materials science in Nuclear Science Technology; support the multidisciplines which constitute it; encourage research by providing a forum for the presentation, exchange, and documentation of relevant information; promote the interaction and communication among its members; and recognize and reward its members for significant contributions to the field of materials science in nuclear technology.
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!
Latest Magazine Issues
Latest Journal Issues
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Fusion Science and Technology
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.
Nuclear Science Week is a week-long celebration focusing local, regional, national and international interest on all aspects of nuclear science. This year, it will be held October 19-23. Because Nuclear Science Week is an ideal time to host outreach events, ANS wants to help Local and Student Sections planning events to coincide with it.
Up to $1,500 will be distributed to help sections begin new Nuclear Science Week outreach activities. There is a $1,000 maximum grant request; there is no minimum request amount. There is no set number of sections that may be awarded cash.
Cash Assistance grants do not limit any section's ability to apply for and receive in-kind donations of public information materials for Nuclear Science Week or other events.
Cash Assistance Grant application form must be submitted by ANS national members on behalf of their section. Contact Janice Lindegard with questions or for additional information.
In order to be considered for a grant, the activity or event must promote one or more of the following messages:
This year, we encourage you to take advantage of ANS’s K-12 nuclear science and technology education program, Navigating Nuclear: Energizing Our WorldTM, by incorporating it into your outreach efforts. You can find more information about the program on the ANS website, and we’re happy to help you in adapting its elements to your outreach events.
Volunteer members of ANS will review applications. The reviewers will judge applications based on alignment with messaging (see above), target audience, evidence of the section's ability to execute the activity, and methods for measuring the effectiveness of the event in achieving the desired goal.
Applications are due on or before September 7, 2020. Grant recipients will be notified by September 21, 2020. Contact Janice Lindegard with questions or for additional information.
Last modified August 27, 2020, 10:08pm CDT