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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
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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Nuclear Science Week events to be held in October
Nuclear Science Week (NSW) is just around the corner, to be held October 17-21. First recognized in 2009, it has been celebrated during the third week of October every year since 2012. Organized by the National Museum of Nuclear Science & History, NSW is an annual opportunity to celebrate nuclear science; recognize the professionals who apply it to solving the world’s most pressing problems; encourage nuclear professional development and networking; and share information with students, educators, and community members about the vital role of nuclear science in the lives of all people.
April 1, 2021|11:00AM–12:30PM (12:00–1:30PM EDT)
Available to All Users
The ANS Human Factors and Instrumentation and Control Division presents a lunchtime webinar on digital modernization strategies and plans throughout the U.S. nuclear fleet. Hear from industry leaders on strategic digital modernization from multiple perspectives including fleet-wide, single site, regulated and non-regulated utilities, etc.
Learn about modernization plans that impact safety and non-safety systems, use of data analytics, makerspace initiatives, and main control room mods geared towards efficient plant operations. These different approaches all ultimately support the goal of long-term US nuclear fleet sustainability.