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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
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New Finnish reactor at full power
The Unit 3 EPR at Finland’s Olkiluoto nuclear power plant has reached its full capacity of approximately 1,600 MWe for the first time, plant owner and operator Teollisuuden Voima Oyj has announced. Olkiluoto-3 is now the most powerful reactor in Europe and the third most powerful globally, according to TVO. (Currently, the world champions in that department are China’s 1,660-MWe Taishan-1 and -2, also EPRs.)
DIA (Diversity & Inclusion in ANS) is committed to encouraging underrepresented persons to enter and flourish in the field of nuclear science and technology. In fulfilling this commitment, DIA will provide travel compensation of up to $1,000 for current underrepresented student members to attend the ANS Winter Meeting taking place in Phoenix, AZ from November 13 - 17, 2022.The application is open to current student members of ANS who identify with underrepresented and historically excluded groups. Previous receipt of Professional Women in ANS (PWANS)/DIA travel funding, though not a disqualifying factor, will be taken into consideration.
Diversity and Inclusion in ANS Committee
Must be an ANS student member. All underrepresented students are highly encouraged to apply, including but not limited to:
Our evaluators will review each candidate carefully, and notify recipients of the awards by November 1. Recipients attending the meeting will be allowed to submit receipts of their travel expenses and receive reimbursement (up to $1,000).
Authorized travel expenses include:
DIA Travel Grants are funded by the NEED scholarship fund and managed by the ANS DIA Committee. Within two weeks after attending the meeting, grant recipients are required to submit both an expense report with receipts along with a grant report outlining the personal benefits received from the grant and from attending the meeting. All reports should be sent to email@example.com.
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