ATH2020 topical meeting is the fifth in a growing series organized by the ANS Thermal Hydraulics Division consisting of peer-reviewed, full-length technical papers covering recent advances in thermal hydraulics for nuclear applications. After San Diego (CA), Reno (NV) and New Orleans (LA) the last edition in Orlando (FL) in 2018 received more than 140 full-length papers. It is the first time this meeting is organized outside ANS summer or winter meetings.

Authors and presenters are invited to participate in this event to exchange ideas and knowledge.

Honorary Chair

  • Yassin Hassan, 
    Sallie & Don Davis '61 Professor in Nuclear Engineering, Texas A&M University

General Chairs

  • Jean-Paul Chabard, 
    Scientific Director, EDF R&D

  • Seungjin Kim, 
    Professor,Purdue University

  • David Novog
    Professor, McMaster University

Technical Program Chairs

  • Igor Bolotnov, 
    Associate Professor, Nuclear Engineering, North Carolina State Univ.


  • Sofiane Benhamadouche, 
    Senior Researcher, EDF R&D

About SFEN

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The SFEN brings together 3 600 professionals, engineers, technicians, chemists, doctors, professors and students from industrial sites and from the French nuclear research organisations.

Upcoming events

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 To communicate, share and publish information

• To highlight the nuclear sector’s scientific excellence & technical rigour 

• To play an active role in discussions

 To federate the women and men who work in the nuclear sector

SFEN events team

• Patricia HAMEL-BLOCH, Chief Operating Officer

• Michèle LE GOFF, Administrative Officer

• Lise BARON-ALVES, Communication Assistant

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