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Fuel Cycle & Waste Management
Devoted to all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle including waste management, worldwide. Division specific areas of interest and involvement include uranium conversion and enrichment; fuel fabrication, management (in-core and ex-core) and recycle; transportation; safeguards; high-level, low-level and mixed waste management and disposal; public policy and program management; decontamination and decommissioning environmental restoration; and excess weapons materials disposition.
2021 ANS Virtual Annual Meeting
June 14–16, 2021
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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TVA and Kairos partner on demonstration reactor
The Tennessee Valley Authority and nuclear technology and engineering company Kairos Power this morning announced plans to collaborate on the deployment of the latter’s low-power demonstration reactor, dubbed Hermes, at the East Tennessee Technology Park (ETTP) in Oak Ridge, Tenn. TVA will provide engineering, operations, and licensing support to help Kairos with deployment, according to the announcement.
The Hans P. Loewen Scholarship was established by the Board of Directors in May 2014 for a graduating high-school senior, a college freshman or sophomore who has enrolled full-time, in college courses and is pursuing a degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Math (STEM).
Hans P. Loewen (1994-2014) (son of ANS Past President Eric Loewen) was a 20-year-old vibrant and outstanding midshipman third class at the US Naval Academy at the time of his untimely and tragic death. He was a member of the American Nuclear Society Student Section and studying Oceangraphy at the Academy. Hans was a kitesurfer, a rock climber, an extreme downhill longboarder, a surfer, a paddleboarder, a marksman, a parkourer, a unicyclist, a slackliner, a snowboarder, a DJ, a mountain climber, a mountain biker, an ice climber, a triathlete, a drummer, a reader, a comedian, and a foster brother. He lived life to the fullest.
Jointly sponsored by the Young Members Group and ANS Executive Committee
A selection committee will be established by the Young Members Group.
Undergraduate - Freshmen and Sophomore
1 awarded annually @ $2,000/each
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