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Overall findings of a survey of Nuclear Regulatory Commission personnel indicate that while the NRC maintains a few strengths compared to external benchmarks, results have declined since 2015 in a number of areas, according to a recent report from the NRC’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG).
The survey was conducted in February 2020 by Willis Towers Watson, a global risk-management, insurance brokerage, and advisory firm that has partnered with the OIG for more than 20 years to assess the NRC’s safety culture and climate, as well as other aspects of employee experience.
W. Steele, J. Maniscalco, J. Gordon, S. Salem, T. McCarville, D. Berwald
Fusion Science and Technology | Volume 4 | Number 2 | September 1983 | Pages 985-990
Inertial Confinement Fusion | dx.doi.org/10.13182/FST83-A22987
Articles are hosted by Taylor and Francis Online.
A success oriented research and development plan for Inertial Confinement Fusion (ICF) leading to a commercial demonstration reactor by the year 2010 has been generated. The R&D plan was developed by using the unique approach of combining an ICF-experienced project team with technical forecast information obtained through interviews with experts in ICF-relevant technologies. The technical forecast data were analyzed with a logic network formalism to determine preferred R&D options to reach the aggressive 2010 goal. The application of the developed technical forecasting techniques has proved to be a useful planning tool.