Primed to Make an Impact on the Future of Nuclear

In late October 2018, NAYGN members from across the Northeast and Atlantic regions met at the Exelon headquarters in Baltimore, Maryland for the 5th annual joint Northeast/Atlantic Regional Conference, hosted by the Calvert Cliffs NAYGN Chapter. One of the conferences...

Viewing Nuclear from the North

If you want to get a real view of the nuclear industry, heading north can offer a great panorama. Last month I travelled to Ontario to attend Foratom’s international conference on Quality, Leadership, and Management, and I was able to see some amazing things. Now, I...

NAYGN Takes Advocacy to Ohio Statehouse

Connor Russell wears a lot of hats. You might know him as the Davis-Besse NAYGN Chapter President, an avid tennis player and coach, a civil design engineer, or as the soon-to-be-husband to his fiancée Ashley, who is currently in medical school.  But this month his...

Build Your Own Fuel Bundle!

Framatome-Richland NAYGN’s Build-A-Bundle activity gets students to try their hand at manufacturing a nuclear fuel assembly and gain a better understanding of nuclear fuel and fuel products. What’s more, the designers have offered all the tools and...

NuScale Power’s Small Modular Reactor

NuScale Power submitted the first-ever Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Design Certification Application (DCA) to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) in December 2016.  The NRC accepted the DCA submittal in March 2017 and the NRC’s final report approving the design is...

Luca Capriotti and the ANS Big Event

Meeting Luca, the first thing you notice is his welcoming Italian accent. He’s a nuclear engineer at Idaho National Laboratory, and a fan of Inter Milan FC. He’s also a nuclear advocate, an IYNC officer, and the kind of person that makes NAYGN so great. Luca’s been a...