As part of the Russian Academic Program
in Nonproliferation and International Security (RAPNIS) a Foreign
Field Experience (FFE) was held in France from June 11-16, 2006.
Six Russian students, two Russian professors, and two U.S.
professors participated in the FFE. The objectives of the FFE are
to allow the RAP-NIS students to
develop an international perspective
on nuclear security,
have practical training in the
nuclear fuel cycle including gain an understanding of the scale and
complexity of nuclear fuel cycle facilities,
acquire training in how nuclear
material safeguards are implemented in Western
learn about other cultures.
The FFE included lectures and tours of
fourteen nuclear fuel cycle facilities at several locations
throughout France. The technical program for the FFE was
coordinated by Dr. Jean R... Read More