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Our mission is to ensure the safe operation of the worldwide nuclear fleet through innovative testing services, engineering solutions, and data analysis.

AMS is the nuclear industry's first choice for instrumentation and control system test equipment, training and services.
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I&C Performance Testing
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Rod Control System Testing
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EMC Qualification & Testing
Our Services
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Cable Aging & Condition Monitoring
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Cable Testing & EMI Troubleshooting
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Training & Certification
Cutting Edge Technology
Cutting Edge Technology

We offer the latest in technological advances and innovation for various challenges faced in nuclear facilities

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Our People
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Our People

Our trained engineers have years of experience keeping nuclear facilities operating safely and at peak performance

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History

AMS was founded in 1977 as a spinoff company of ORNL and The University of Tennessee.

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EMPLOYEES

Approximately 100 employees with B.S. to Ph.D. degrees in nuclear, electrical, mechanical, chemical, computer, and material engineering

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Location

Knoxville, TN. USA. Knoxville is home to ORNL, TVA and the University of Tennessee Knoxville.

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Why AMS?
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AMS is a leading nuclear engineering services company specializing in instrumentation and control system test equipment, training, and services. We provide the worldwide nuclear industry with products and services to measure I&C performance and verify compliance with technical specifications and regulatory requirements. AMS products and services cover a wide range from in-situ measurement of dynamic performance of I&C sensors to rod control system diagnostics, digital I&C equipment qualification, wireless technology implementation for equipment condition monitoring, cable testing, management of aging of critical plant equipment, online calibration monitoring of process sensors, computer-aided testing, and development of specialized data acquisition equipment and data analysis algorithms in support of reactor operation and maintenance.

About AMS
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Latest News

AMS Advocates for Relief from Unnecessary Oversight Among US Nuclear Power Plants -   For nearly three decades, AMS has been a leading voice in the call for reducing manual pressure transmitter calibration checks in all US nuclear power plants. This call was repeated in the June edition of the American Nuclear Society’s trade publication Nuclear News. The… ...
AMS Continues to Support the Development of Advanced Nuclear Reactors With its 35th Phase I Research Grant -   AMS was recently awarded a $200,000 Phase I research opportunity through the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. AMS’ research will focus on developing and verifying testing methods for sensors that have been embedded as part of an additive… ...
AMS to Support Commissioning of First AP1000 Reactors Being Completed in the U.S. -   AMS is supporting the commissioning of the first two Westinghouse AP1000 reactors in the United States with several services such as RTD and pressure transmitter response time testing, baseline cable testing of several systems, and noise analysis after startup. AMS supported similar commissioning work… ...
AMS Participates in Digital I&C Panel During Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Regulatory Information Conference -   AMS President, Dr. Hash Hashemian, had the opportunity to participate in the Digital I&C Panel during Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Regulatory Information Conference. The goal of the panel was to engage in a conversation with both national and international leaders on digital plant modernization and… ...
Our Services

  • I&C PERFORMANCE TESTING
  • ROD CONTROL SYSTEM TESTING
  • EMI AND RFI TROUBLESHOOTING & EMC TESTING
  • CABLE TESTING & CONDITION MONITORING
  • TRAINING & CERTIFICATION
  • REACTOR DIAGNOSTICS
  • AUTOMATED TEST EQUIPMENT DEVELOPMENT
  • HIGH TECHNOLOGY R&D
  • I&C SYSTEM DESIGN AND INSTALLATION