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Citizens for Nuclear Technology Awareness Presents:
Dr. Tom Sanders
President-Elect, American Nuclear Society
Manager of Global Nuclear Futures Program,
Sandia National Laboratories
Tuesday, January 13, 2009
Houndslake Country Club
901 Houndslake Drive, Aiken SC
Thomas L. Sanders has been the Manager/integrator of Sandia National Laboratories' Global Nuclear Materials Management and Global Nuclear Futures Initiatives since 1997. As the leader of the Global Nuclear Futures vision, Tom is developing topical meetings, policy papers, news articles, partnership events with other countries and non-government organizations (NGOs), as well as caucus events on Capitol Hill. These articulate that a healthy and thriving U.S. nuclear energy infrastructure, from education to labs; suppliers; operators; and NGOs, is a key element to national energy security and global proliferation risk management.
Tom has authored more than 100 journal articles, conference papers, magazine articles, and white papers covering all aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, from fusion and fast fission breeder reactor systems to criticality safety of spent fuel transport, storage, and disposal systems. He received his Bachelor of Science, Master of Science, and Doctor of Philosophy Degrees in Mechanical/Nuclear Engineering at the University of Texas in Austin.
The American Nuclear Society, established in 1954, is a professional organization of scientists and engineers devoted to the applications of nuclear science and technology. Its 10,500 members come from diverse technical disciplines ranging from physics and nuclear safety to operations and power, and from across the full spectrum of the national and international nuclear enterprise, including government; academia; research laboratories; and private industry.