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2013 NFE Japan: Hiroshima

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April 2013

From April 7-12, 2013, NSSPI conducted the 2013 Nuclear Facilities Experience (NFE) in Japan. The event was co-coordinated with the Integrated Support Center for Nuclear Nonproliferation and Nuclear Security (ISCN) of the Japan Atomic Energy Authority, and participants in the NFE included students and professors from TAMU, the Tomsk Polytechnic University of Russia, and the Hanoi University of Science of the Vietnamese National University. The NFE served as a unique opportunity for university students to visit nuclear fuel cycle facilities in Japan and discuss applied safeguards and security measures with actual practitioners and facility operators. The first day's activities included visiting the historically-significant Hiroshima Peace Park and the Peace Memorial Museum as well as hearing 84-year-old Keijiro Matsushima's account of the August 6th, 1945 bombing of Hiro...  Read More

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