May 24, 2022
ORISE Peer Review coordinated and supported the 2022 Nuclear Science Advisory Committee (NSAC) meeting virtually via Zoom on April 28, 2022. NSAC is an advisory committee that provides official advice to the Department of Energy (DOE) and the National Science Foundation (NSF) on the national program for basic nuclear science research.
DOE Under Secretary for Science and Innovation Geraldine Richmond opened the meeting with a presentation on Perspectives from the Department of Energy. She was followed by NSF Deputy Assistant Director for Mathematical and Physical Sciences Sean Jones who presented Perspectives from the NSF.
DOE Office of Science Associate Director for Nuclear Physics Tim Hallman talk about his office’s operations and NSF Program Director Nuclear Physics Allena Opper provided an overview of the NSF Nuclear Physics.
Before closing the event, Hallman took time to recognize departing NSAC members, presented a New Charge on Nuclear Data and discussed long-range planning activities.
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