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American Nuclear Society Accelerator Applications Division. Presentation to the ANS Board of Directors Nolan Hertel, Chair Hollywood, Florida June 29, 2011. Division/TG Mission.

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American nuclear society accelerator applications division

American Nuclear SocietyAccelerator Applications Division

Presentation to the

ANS Board of Directors

Nolan Hertel, Chair

Hollywood, Florida

June 29, 2011


Division tg mission

Division/TG Mission

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 photons, 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.


Aad executive committee structure

AAD Executive Committee Structure

  • Executive Committee Structure (Succession plan from Treasurer to Chair):

    • Chair – Nolan E. Hertel (Georgia Tech)

    • Vice Chair – Philip L. Cole (ISU)

    • Secretary – Jeffrey O. Johnson (ORNL)

    • Treasurer – Bradley Micklich (ANL)

    • Past Chair –Phillip D. Ferguson (ORNL)

    • Incoming Treasurer – Eric A. Burgett (ISU)

    • BOD Liaison – Joy Rempe


Aad executive committee

AAD Executive Committee

  • 2010 - Michele Ferenci (Hershey Medical Center), James Jones (INL), Rebecca Howell (M. D. Anderson Hospital)

  • 2011 – Michael R. James (LANL), Ning Li (BRNC), Erich Schneider (University of Texas at Austin)

  • 2012 - Jeremy Busby (ORNL), Sean O’Kelly (NIST), James Stubbins(University of Illinois)

  • 2013 - Karen Kelley (LANL), Rebecca Howell (M. D. Anderson Hospital), Eric Pitcher (LANL)

  • 2014 – Michael R. James (LANL), Stuart D. Henderson (Fermilab), Erich A. Schneider (University of Texas at Austin)


2010 aad committee chairs

2010 AAD Committee Chairs


Membership trends 5 years

Membership Trends (5 Years)

*There are 24 more paid members in April 2011 than in April 2010. 90 Student members in 2010 and 106 (paid + unpaid) in 2011 to date.


Aad budget

AAD Budget


Some more governance

Some more Governance

  • AAD Planning/Strategic Plan, Succession Planning

    • Succession Plan – 2004

      • Progression from Secretary to Chair

    • No Strategic Plan submitted to PDC

  • Communications/Web

    • Update of webpage was started in April 2011

    • Maintained by Hanna Shapira

    • Karen Kelley, Excom member


Aad contributions to ans

AAD Contributions to ANS

  • ANS Position Statements

    • Naturally Occurring or Accelerator-produced Radioactive Materials – STATUS???

    • #71 Transmutation of Nuclear Waste – in discussion with Fuel Cycle and Waste Management Division.

      • 2009 revision done by AAD

      • Needs to be run by FCWMD


Aad participations with other professional societies

AAD Participations with other Professional Societies

  • AccAPP’11 Tenth International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Applications of Accelerators, April 3-7, 2011, Knoxville, TN. (co-hosted by the IAEA)

  • AccApp’09 “International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Research Applications and Utilization of Accelerators”: 54 countries, 348 participants; in Vienna Austria with IAEA


Aad contributions to ans1

AAD Contributions to ANS

  • Society Leadership

    • PDC – 3 of 4 meetings

    • NPC – 2 of 4 meetings

    • 75% at June meeting

    • 50% at November meeting

  • Non-Meeting Publications

    • None

  • YMG

    • Ensured that one of the candidates for treasurer was a young member.


Aad services to membership

AAD Services to Membership

  • Scholarships

    • Undergraduate award of $2000 from endowed division scholarship fund

    • Established an AAD-Corporate Sponsored Scholarship of $2000

      • Awarded in 2009 from contribution from TechSource

      • Not awarded, but have contributors.

  • Peer Recognition/Awards

    • Best Paper Awards

    • Special Award to James Jones in 2009 for his work in application of accelerators to detect SNM.

  • Student Support

    • 2009 ANS Student Conference $2000

    • 2010 ANS Student Conference $2000

    • 2009 ANS national meeting student travel support $500

    • 2010 ANS national meeting student travel support $1000


Accelerator applications division meetings

Accelerator Applications Division Meetings

  • National Meeting Participation

    • 2009: 1session 0 panel

    • 2010: 3 sessions (cosponsor in 2 additional sessions) 0 panel

  • Topical/Prior, Current & Future Years

    • Class I: AccApp09 with IAEA Vienna, AT

    • Class I: AccApp11 Knoxville, TN


Summary

Summary

  • List Areas of Success

    • AccApp09 and AccApp11

    • Scholarships, Divisional and Corporate

    • Student Support Activities

  • Focus for Future Action

    • Resolve Position Statement issues

    • Increase division membership

    • National meeting participation

    • Strategic Plan

    • Communication


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