1st International & 28th National Conference on Nuclear Science (ICNST22) is the premier forum for the presentation of new advances and research results in the fields of theoretical, experimental, and applied Nuclear Science. The conference will bring together leading researchers, engineers, and scientists in the domain of interest from around the world. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

1.    Nuclear Power

1.1.         Reactor thermal hydraulics

1.2.         Direct conversion of nuclear energy sources

1.3.         Reactor physics

1.4.         Structural and mechanical analysis

1.5.         Reactor fuel management

1.6.         Material science

1.7.         Safety analysis and risk assessment

1.8.         Fusion energy and plasma physics

1.8.1.      Basic Plasma Phenomena, Waves, Instabilities

1.8.2.      Inertially Confined Plasmas, Dense Plasmas, Equations of State

1.8.3.      Magnetically Confined Plasmas, Heating, Confinement

1.8.4.      Low-Temperature Plasmas, Plasma Applications, Plasma Sources

1.8.5.      Dusty Plasmas

1.8.6.      Plasma-Bases Accelerators, Beams

1.8.7.      Plasma Astrophysics, Space Plasma

1.8.8.      Plasma Diagnostics

1.9.         Future developments

1.9.1.      Small Modular Reactors (SMRs)

1.9.2.      Accelerator Driven Subcritical Reactors (ADSRs)

1.9.3.      Fusion-Fission Hybrid Reactor (FFHR)

1.9.4.      Nuclear propulsion (FFHR)

2.    Nuclear Fuel Cycle

2.1.   Exploration, mining, milling, and purification of nuclear materials

2.2.   Conversion and Enrichment of uranium

2.3.    Nuclear fuel design and fabrication

2.3.1.      Fuel for current light and heavy water reactors

2.3.2.      Advanced nuclear fuels

2.4.   Spent nuclear fuel management

2.4.1.      Interim storage

2.4.2.      Reprocessing and partitioning

2.4.3.      Advanced nuclear fuel cycles for waste minimization

2.4.4.      Disposal

2.5.   Decommissioning and Radioactive waste management

2.5.1.      Characterization and minimization of radioactive waste

2.5.2.      Pretreatment, treatment, and conditioning of radioactive waste

2.5.3.      Transportation, storage, and disposal of radioactive waste

2.6. Innovative non-nuclear material used in the nuclear fuel cycle

3.    Stable & Radioactive Isotopes

3.1.         Stable isotope characterization and production

3.2.         Isotopes from irradiated uranium targets

3.3.         Heart pacemakers

3.4.         Medical research (radiopharmaceutical, therapy, imaging)

3.5.         Sterilization and disinfection purposes

3.6.         Industrial tracers

3.6.1.       Production of standard Radiotracers

3.6.2.       Industrial Imaging

3.6.3.       Acquisition data, Calculation, and Modeling of Engineering Parameters Using Radiotracers

3.7.         Energy source in electric generators

3.8.         Isotope separation

3.8.1.      Multi isotope separation

3.8.2.      Various physical and non-physical methods for isotope separation

3.9.         Waste management

3.9.1.      Very low, low, and intermediate-level wastes, hospitals, and research institutions

3.9.2.      High-level wastes are highly radioactive

3.10.     New generation of radiation sources

3.11.     Alternative radiation sources based on accelerator technologies

4.    Radiation Measurements & Dosimetry

4.1.         Radiation processing dosimetry

4.2.         Medical dosimetry & detection systems

4.3.         Develop advanced detection, sensors, dosimeters, and measurement technologies

4.3.1.      Instrumentation and control systems

4.3.2.      Advance materials and methods

4.3.3.      Development of new algorithms 

4.3.4.      Space and aviation dosimetry

4.3.5.      Guard against nuclear terrorism to combat the proliferation of nuclear materials

4.4.         Retrospective dosimetry, dose reconstruction & dating

4.5.         Measurements of fundamental atomic and nuclear phenomena

4.6.         Neutron and ion particle detection and dosimetry

4.7.         Radiation damage

5.    Radiation Safety & Security

5.1.         Occupational radiation protection

5.2.         Radiation protection of patient (Medical exposure)

5.3.         Radiation protection of the public and the environment (Radioecology)

5.4.         Exposure to natural radiation, NORM, and Radon

5.5.         Radiological and nuclear emergency preparedness and response

5.6.         Radiation risks and health effects and Radiobiology for radiation protection

5.7.         Safe Transport of Radioactive materials

5.8.         Safe management of radioactive waste

5.9.         Security of nuclear and radioactive material and Nuclear Installation

5.10.       Radiation shielding

5.11.       Radiation Measurement and monitoring

5.12.       Personal Dosimetry

5.13.       Other Radiation Protection issues

6.    Radiation Applications

6.1.         Agriculture

6.1.1.      Plant breeding and genetics

6.1.2.      Soil and Water Management & Crop Nutrition

6.1.3.      Food and Environmental Protection

6.1.4.      Plant Protection and Pest Management

6.1.5.      Animal Production and Health

6.2.         Industry

6.2.1.      Polymer curing

6.2.2.      Semiconductor and electronic devices

6.2.3.      Sterilization of medical devices

6.2.4.      Disinfection of water and sewage

6.2.1.      Flue Gases Treatment

6.2.2.      Preservation of Cultural Heritage

6.2.3.      Nondestructive testing

6.2.4.      Material Analysis

6.2.5.      Nuclear and robotic gauges

6.2.6.      Industrial radiography and tomography

6.3.         Medical applications

6.3.1.      Artificial intelligence in medical physics

6.3.2.      Nuclear medicine, imaging, & therapy  

6.3.3.      Diagnostic imaging

6.3.4.      Multimodality medical imaging

6.3.5.      Radiotherapy physics & planning

6.3.6.      Charged particle therapy & planning

6.3.7.      Radiobiology for radiation therapy

6.3.8.      Radioecology for human & non-human species

7.    Nuclear Physics & Elementary Particles

7.1.         Experimental and theoretical studies of nuclear reactions

7.2.         Plasma physics and thermonuclear fusion

7.3.         Fission modes and reactions

7.4.         Experimental and theoretical studies of nuclear structure

7.5.         Nuclear and subnuclear many-body physics

7.6.         Nuclear data

7.7.         Particle physics and quantum field theory

7.8.         Nuclear and particle astrophysics

7.9.         Radiation interaction with materials

7.10.       Applications of nuclear and particle physics technology

7.11.       New facilities and instrumentation

7.12.       Particle Accelerators

8.    Soft Technologies

8.1.         Nuclear Management

8.1.1.      Education

8.1.2.      Training

8.1.3.      Knowledge management

8.1.4.      Human & organizational factors

8.1.5.      Nuclear future studies

8.2.         Nuclear Law

8.3.         Nuclear Policy and Strategy

8.4.         Nuclear Economy