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Education, Training & Workforce Development
The Education, Training & Workforce Development Division provides communication among the academic, industrial, and governmental communities through the exchange of views and information on matters related to education, training and workforce development in nuclear and radiological science, engineering, and technology. Industry leaders, education and training professionals, and interested students work together through Society-sponsored meetings and publications, to enrich their professional development, to educate the general public, and to advance nuclear and radiological science and engineering.
Utility Working Conference and Vendor Technology Expo
August 8–11, 2021
Marco Island, FL|JW Marriott Marco Island
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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 American Nuclear Society provides statements which reflect the Society's perspectives on issues of public interest that involve various aspects of nuclear science and technology. Position statements are prepared by key members whose relevant experience or publications inform the documents and then the documents are reviewed by ANS committees and divisions. The final position statements are approved by the Board of Directors.
Advanced Reactors — ANS-35-2018
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Assuring U.S. Global Nuclear Leadership — ANS-83-2021
Clearance of Solid Materials from Nuclear Facilities — ANS-50-2008
Creation of an Independent Entity to Manage U.S. Used Nuclear Fuel — ANS-22-2015
Decommissioning of Nuclear Power Reactors — ANS-13-2015
Disposal of Low-Level Radioactive Waste — ANS-11-2017
Disposition of Surplus Weapons Plutonium — ANS-47-2020
Diversity in the Nuclear Profession — ANS-66-2018
Food Irradiation — ANS-28-2009
Fusion Energy — ANS-12-2016
Health Effects of Low-Level Radiation — ANS-41-2020
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Interim Storage of Used or Spent Nuclear Fuel — ANS-76-2017
Licensing of Yucca Mountain as a Geological Repository for Radioactive Wastes — ANS-80-2009
Maintaining a Viable Nuclear Industry Workforce — ANS-29-2006
Nonproliferation — ANS-55-2009
Nuclear Energy's Role in Climate Change Policy — ANS-44-2019
Nuclear Engineering Licensure — ANS-61-2016
Nuclear Facility Safety Standards — ANS-24-2006
Nuclear Fuel Recycling — ANS-45-2014
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission — ANS-77-2016
Nuclear Technology's Critical Role In The World's Future Energy Supply — ANS-43-2019
Price-Anderson Act — ANS-54-2019
Reactor Safety — ANS-51-2007
Research and Training Reactors — ANS-53-2011
Risk-Informed and Performance-Based Regulations for Nuclear Power Plants — ANS-46-2017
Small Modular Reactors — ANS-25-2020
Societal Benefits of Radiation — ANS-73-2008
Space Nuclear Power and Propulsion Systems — ANS-40-2009
Stewardship of Nuclear Engineering Education — ANS-21-2007
Transportation of Radioactive Materials — ANS-18-2021
U.S. Commercial Nuclear Power Plants: A Vital National Asset — ANS-26-2017
U.S. Radioisotope Supply — ANS-30-2004
The Use of Highly Enriched Uranium for the Production of Medical Isotopes — ANS-72-2005
The Use of Thorium as Nuclear Fuel — ANS-78-2006