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The division was organized to promote the advancement of knowledge of the use of particle accelerator technologies for nuclear and other applications. It focuses on production of neutrons and other particles, utilization of these particles for scientific or industrial purposes, such as the production or destruction of radionuclides significant to energy, medicine, defense or other endeavors, as well as imaging and diagnostics.
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Hanford completes wastewater basin work to support tank waste treatment
Record-breaking heat and the vast size of the job did not stop the Department of Energy’s Office of River Protection and its tank operations contractor, Washington River Protection Solutions (WRPS), from completing a construction project critical to the Hanford Site’s Direct-Feed Low-Activity Waste program for treating radioactive tank waste.
First established as the DDRD Nuclear Facility Restoration Scholarship by the Decommissioning Decontamination and Reutilization (DD&R) Division in November of 1998, this scholarship focuses on the academic disciplines of engineering or science that is associated with either decommissioning/decontamination of nuclear facilities, management/characterization of nuclear waste, or restoration of the environment.
This scholarship was picked up by the newly established Decommissioning and Environmental Science Division in February 2013.
The Nuclear Criticality Safety Pioneer’s Scholarship was established by the Nuclear Criticality Safety Division (NCSD) in June 2006. This scholarship is in recognition of those individuals who have been identified as being "Pioneers" in the industry and who have made major contributions to nuclear criticality safety. These individuals, as well as a brief summary of their significant contributions, are maintained on the NCS Division's web site.
One scholarship will be awarded to a graduate nuclear science/engineering major, with the desired emphasis on areas supporting nuclear criticality safety. These areas include, but are not limited to, computer code development for neutron transport calculations, critical or subcritical experiments, and neutron cross-section evaluation.
Nuclear Criticality Safety Division (NCSD)
A selection committee will be established by the Nuclear Criticality Safety Division
Graduate (Masters or Ph.D.)
1 awarded annually @ $3,000/each
Nuclear Engineering major, with the desired emphasis on areas supporting nuclear criticality safety such as computer code development for neutron transport calculations, critical or subcritical experiments, and neutron cross-section experiments.
Contributions to American Nuclear Society (30%)
Financial Need (20%)
Professional Accomplishments and Career Objectives (20%)
Academic Performance (30%)
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