Georgia Local Section of the American Nuclear Society
The ANS Georgia Section was established in 1971 (originally the Atlanta Section) and renamed in 2004 to the Georgia Section.
The ANS GA section’s territory consist of the state of Georgia; excluding zip codes 30400-30499 , 30800-30999 , 31300-31599 which are served by the ANS Savannah River Section.
GA Section Mission
Advance nuclear energy as a critical resource for meeting our electricity, transportation, medical, environmental, and security needs through the following focus areas:
- Innovation. Disseminating new developments in advanced nuclear technology;
- Renewable energy expansion. Promoting nuclear power as the stable energy source to facilitating the expansion of renewable energy sources for meeting our electricity needs;
- Academia bridge to industry. Develop robust relationships with local educational institutions to further the connection of nuclear talent to regional business needs.
The American Nuclear Society is celebrating 60 years as the premier society for nuclear professionals. Our individual membership ranks include more than 10,000 engineers, scientists, educators, students, and others with nuclear related interests. Our members hail from more than 1,600 corporations, educational institutions, and government agencies from over 40 different countries. More than 80 industry-leading companies support the ANS as Organization Members.
ANS, a not-for-profit society, provides extensive opportunities for every professional group in the nuclear field to interact effectively via 22 divisions and technical groups, 59 U.S. and 10 non-U.S. local sections, 3 plant branches, and 43 U.S. and 3 non-U.S. student sections
The Society serves as an advocate for individuals and organizations having a stake in nuclear science and technology. Our Washington, D.C. office acts as a technical resource to senior policy and decision makers. ANS produces position papers on nuclear science and technology issues of our times, publishing these in print and on our website.