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ETEC Board of Directors

The meeting will include updates from:
  • Teresa Robbins, NNSA Production Office
  • Todd Evans, Pellissippi State Workforce Solutions
  • Naomi Asher, United Way of Anderson County

Friday, October 22, 2021

In-person or on Zoom

7:30 - 8:30 a.m. (EDT)

ETEC's Friday In-Person / Online Meetings

Virtual Attendees (register):

Please register to attend the Zoom Friday morning meetings.

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In-Person Attendees (registration not needed):

Meetings are held in the UT Outreach Center in Oak Ridge. The University has asked that masks be worn in all indoor spaces.
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Meeting Sponsor

Thank you to Merit Construction. for sponsoring the Friday morning meetings in October.


Oct 21 - Knox Chamber: Virtual Endeavor Summit 2021
Oct 25 - PTAC: Cybersecurity Awareness Month – Project Spectrum Offerings and Mission


ORNL 2021
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Quick Detection of Uranium Isotopes Helps Safeguard Nuclear Materials

Analytical chemists at DOE's ORNL have developed a rapid way to measure isotopic ratios of uranium and plutonium collected on environmental swipes, which could help International Atomic Energy Agency analysts detect the presence of undeclared nuclear activities or material.

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OREM Prepares for Removal of Final Hot Cell at Former Lab

Crews are getting ready to deactivate the final hot cell of the former Radioisotope Development Laboratory at ORNL in advance of demolishing the structure. “Removing the remnants of the former Radioisotope Isotope Laboratory has been a priority for several years,” ORNL Portfolio Federal Project Director Nathan Felosi said.

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Exascale Day Interview with DOE's Director of Exascale Computing Project

As DOE's Exascale Computing Project rolls into its sixth year, ECP Director Doug Kothe continues to propel the effort, drawing on the deep well of experience he has filled during three and a half decades of leading programs and building and overseeing highly specialized teams at DOE labs.
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Oak Ridge Students' Satellite Now in Orbit

The Robertsville Middle School cube-shaped satellite — dubbed RamSat for the school’s mascot was Launched June 3 from the NASA Kennedy Space Center as part of SpaceX Commercial Resupply Service to the International Space Station, RamSat was deployed into low earth orbit on June 14 and is currently traveling at 17,000 miles per hour.

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Gilbertson Retires from DOE after 25 years, Mullis to serve as acting APDAS

Mark Gilbertson is set to retire from federal service at the end of October. Gilbertson mostly recently served as the associate principal deputy assistant secretary (APDAS) for regulatory and policy affairs. Jay Mullis has been selected to serve as the acting APDAS for regulatory and policy affairs starting November 1.

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ORNL Fission and Fusion Featured in Discovery Series

Tomorrow's World Today is an Emmy-nominated program on Discovery focusing on innovation and paths to sustainable living. The ORNL content will air in part 4 of the program called "The Clean Factor", where in part one of this four-part series, they explore discover how Nuclear Energy is helping us reach our goal of a zero-carbon footprint by 2050.

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