OPD Mission: The dissemination of knowledge and information in the area of power reactors with particular application to the production of electric power and process heat. The coverage of applied nuclear science and engineering as related to power plants, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities, including but not limited to design, construction, economics, licensing, quality assurance, fuels, management, and public acceptance. The dissemination of knowledge pertinent to the safe and efficient operation of nuclear facilities, including power reactors, non-power reactors, and other nuclear facilities, through professional staff development, information exchange, and supporting the generation of viable solutions to current issues.