November 2022 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

Ms. Juliann Edwards will be speaking to us on her work with SMRs on November 10, 2022.  She is currently Vice President of Energy Origination and Development at TC Energy and in Q1 2023 will formally join the Board of Directors at Bruce Power.

Prior to TC Energy she worked at EnergySolutions, an Energy Capital Partners portfolio company, where she was the Vice-President for Nuclear Decommissioning. Juliann has 15 years of nuclear and fossil industry experience in acquisition of commercial nuclear facilities, engineering, procurement, and construction of energy related projects.

September 2022 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

Sumesh Arora will be speaking with the local section on future perspectives for nuclear power and its role on decarbonization.  Sumesh recently joined Entergy from the MS Energy & Natural Resources Division and he is a past Chair of the ANS-MS Section.

Tue Sep 27, 2022 11 AM CST

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Annual ANS-MS Local Section Meeting - June 2022

June 27, 2022 Networking

May 2022 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

Mr. Frederick Sock Shares Overview of the NRC Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research Division

May 19, 2022

Join us for a presentation describing the work of the Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research Division.

Frederick (Fred) Sock, P.E. has more than forty-two years of professional experience, with thirty-nine of those years in the design, fabrication, and installation of nuclear power plant structures. The last seven years have been with the US Nuclear Regulatory Commission, in the Office Nuclear Regulatory Research in the Washington, DC area.

As noted on the NRC website, some of the work of this division is that it:

“Maintains technical capability to develop information for resolution of nuclear safety and security issues, and provides technical support and consultation to the program offices in the related specialized disciplines. Provides independent analysis of operational data and assessment of operational experience through the review, analysis, and evaluation of the safety performance of facilities licensed by the NRC.”

February 2022 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

02/24/2022 | 1200 CT | WebEx Link

Attorney Thomas C. Poindexter will introduce us to the world of nuclear law!

Attorney Thomas C. Poindexter represents nuclear energy clients in licensing, regulatory, and adjudicatory matters before the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) and the US Department of Energy (DOE).
Trained as a nuclear engineer, he has served on several nuclear oversight committees for US utilities with nuclear power facilities, and currently assists nuclear power plants and material licensees in
recovering from regulatory, investigation, and enforcement problems. Atty. Poindexter also focuses on emergent issue response, facility performance situations, and regulatory strategic planning.

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December 2021 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

12/09/2021 | 1200 CT

We have been hearing all of the exciting news surrounding nuclear-powered rockets and the possibilities!  The Mississippi Local Section is pleased to welcome Jeremy Gustafson (BWXT) who will be sharing his Nuclear and Emerging Technologies for Space (NETS) 2021 presentation “Space Nuclear Propulsion Fuel and Moderator Development Plan Conceptual Testing Reference Design”!

June 2021 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

Join us VIRTUALLY for our Section Meeting in June 2021 (Date:  TBD)!  ANS National President, Mary Lou Dunzik-Gougar.  Past, Present and Future Activities– Let’s Chat!

May 2019 ANS MS Local Section Meeting
  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019
  • 11 am – 1 pm
  • Woolfork Building
  • Jackson, MS
  • Speaker:  Jermiah Billa, Alcorn State University on Radiological Control Technician Program
January 2019 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

DATE:  January 15, 2019

Speaker:  Hamid Khosravi, PhD, MCCPM, CRPA(R)

Assistant Professor, Diagnostic Medical Physicist

Radiology Department

University of Mississippi Medical Center

Topic: Nuclear Applications in Medicine

February 2018 ANS MS Local Section Meeting

February 20, 2018
Speaker: Mr. Frank Rives, Entergy’s recently retired Director, Nuclear Fuels
Topic: “Nuclear Fuels 101”
The speaker covered how raw materials for fuel are mined, processed, manufactured into fuel, used to generate electricity, then safely disposed of. He also will cover some interesting facts about the international nuclear fuel market.

Where: Drago’s Restaurant, 1005 E County Line Rd, Jackson, MS 39211, (601) 957-1515