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GNEII Closing Ceremony: May 2011

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May 2011

The Gulf Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Institute (GNEII) celebrated the completion of its pilot course with a ceremony at the Khalifa University campus in Abu Dhabi on May 19, 2011.  A total of ten Emirati students participated in the "Fundamentals" module, a 12-week educational program focused on nuclear power and nuclear safety, safeguards, and security. These students are employees of three major, nuclear energy-related organizations in the UAE, the Emirates Nuclear Energy Corporation (ENEC), the Federal Authority for Nuclear Regulation (FANR), and the Critical National Infrastructure Authority (CNIA). Sponsored by the U.S. state department and NNSA, the courses were developed and taught by NSSPI and Sandia National Laboratories and included material on systems thinking, basic nuclear-related physics, the nuclear fuel cycle, nonproliferation issues, power plant ope...  Read More

 
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