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June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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NRC hearing gives information on X-energy, Dow project
The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission hosted a public meeting earlier this month for community members to learn more about X-energy’s plans to build small modular reactors at a Dow Chemical plant on the Gulf Coast of Texas.
See It, Be It: Exploring Options in Nuclear Careers
August 29, 2023|12:00–1:00PM (1:00–2:00PM EDT)
Available to All Users
The American Nuclear Society hosted this free event exploring how military service provides a proven pathway to careers in nuclear science and technology. Part of the See It, Be It series, supported by Constellation, this event featured speakers with widely diverse backgrounds talking about their career goals and United States Navy experience.
Dr. Arielle MillierDr. Arielle Miller Coaching and Consulting
MIDN W. M. SchleperUnited States Naval Academy
Julie McCallumNuclear Energy Institute
Dr. Arielle Miller
Dr. Miller is a Black woman of mixed race – Sicilian, African American, and Jewish. She attended Northwestern University in the Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps, receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Physics and her commission in the US Navy in 2003. She served five years as a nuclear-trained surface warfare officer. She is also a service-disabled veteran, having served in Operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom.She holds a master’s degree in Nuclear Engineering from North Carolina State University and a doctorate in Mechanical Engineering from Howard University. She is the third woman in Howard University’s history to receive a doctoral degree in Mechanical Engineering.For the past seven years, Dr. Miller has worked for the federal government, first in nuclear safety oversight and now as a leader in innovation. In 2020, she co-founded the MGAM Scholarship Foundation, a non-profit scholarship program for young Black and African American women entering college.
MIDN W. M. Schleper
MIDN Schleper enlisted in the United States Navy following high school in 2019. He served for two years, finishing nuclear training and receiving orders to the USS Idaho, then being built. He was accepted to the US Naval Academy in June 2021. MIDN Schleper credits his enlistment for his being accepted at the Academy. He is also President of the American Nuclear Society Student Section at the Academy.
Julie McCallum is a manager of data and analysis in the policy division at the Nuclear Energy Institute (NEI). She has a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Georgia Tech and studies at Columbia University in Sustainability Management. She entered the nuclear industry through utility planning and finance in Georgia. Julie is the secretary of the ANS Young Members Group and a former programs committee co-chair.
The See It, Be It: Exploring Options for Your Future in Nuclear program is supported in part by a generous grant from Constellation.