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AMS Announces 2018 Training Course on the Testing and Troubleshooting of I&C Systems for Nuclear Facilities

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AMS Announces 2018 Training Course on the Testing and Troubleshooting of I&C Systems for Nuclear Facilities

This one-week-long master training course will be held August 20-24, 2018. The course is designed for utilities, vendors, educators, and regulators involved with nuclear power plants, research reactors, fuel fabrication facilities, national and international laboratories, and universities.

The course will present a comprehensive review of process instrumentation, in-situ techniques for testing the response time of process instruments, on-line calibration verification of sensors, reactor diagnostics, computer-aided testing, predictive maintenance, management of aging of process instrumentation, EMI/RFI troubleshooting, EMC qualification testing, cable condition monitoring, and more...

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Dr. H.M. Hashemian appointed to State Energy Council

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Dr. H.M. Hashemian appointed to State Energy Council


On January 18, 2018, AMS Corporation President and CEO Dr. Hash Hashemian was officially sworn in as a Representative to the Tennessee Energy Policy Council following his recent appointment by Governor Bill Haslam. The newly created state energy policy council is designed to provide advice to the governor and the general assembly on how to ensure a safe and stable energy supply through the identification of all viable energy resources within the state, how to properly manage these resources, and how to effectively improve the state’s energy production and development...Read More

AMS Celebrates a Successful 2017

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AMS Celebrates a Successful 2017


AMS is once again celebrating an unprecedented successful year that has been marked with numerous accomplishments including hiring 17 new engineers and support personnel to add to its fast-growing workforce.

AMS Corporation President and CEO Dr. Hash Hashemian was elevated to the distinguished grade of Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his exceptional leadership in developing technologies for nuclear reactor monitoring. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

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AMS Building Expansion Set for Completion Late Spring 2018

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AMS Building Expansion Set for Completion Late Spring 2018

AMS is making significant progress on the construction of a third building, representing a major expansion to its main technology campus headquarters. Construction is slated for completion by late spring 2018. This $5 million testing and research and development (R&D) facility will add 15,000 square feet of new office and laboratory space to AMS’ existing headquarters, including housing a $1 million electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) chamber.

“We are extremely excited about these new changes,” said AMS president and CEO Dr. Hash Hashemian. “This expansion of our EMC and cable testing services allows us to meet the I&C system testing needs of the existing fleet of U.S. nuclear power plants, as well as many in Europe and Asia...Read More

Dr. Hash Hashemian Named IEEE Fellow

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Dr. Hash Hashemian Named IEEE Fellow

AMS Corporation President and CEO Dr. Hash Hashemian has been elevated to the distinguished grade of Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) for his exceptional leadership in developing technologies for nuclear reactor monitoring. The IEEE Grade of Fellow is conferred by the IEEE Board of Directors upon a person with an outstanding record of accomplishments. IEEE Fellow is the highest grade of membership and is recognized by the technical community as a prestigious honor and an important career achievement.

Dr. Hashemian is a recognized international expert and leader in the field of nuclear power plant instrumentation and control (I&C) testing and automated I&C maintenance...Read More