NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM (NCSP)
TECHNICAL REVIEW PROGRAM
MARCH 26-27, 2014
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL LABORATORY
FINAL AGENDA
Oppenheimer Study Center Jemez Cochiti Conference Room (Rm #218)
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM   Wednesday, March 26 2014  
8:30 AM Welcome from LANL
  Welcome and Introductions Jerry McKamy
FY13 CSSG Highlights Fitz Trumble
NCSP
TECHNICAL PROGRAM ELEMENTS TO BE PRESENTED
ANALYTICAL METHODS
INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
NUCLEAR DATA
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
  LLNL IER147/Godiva Field Steady-state Dose Rate and Spectra Dave Hickman
(BEST PAPER)
       
  LANL LLMM and NRDS: Los Alamos List Mode Module and Neutron Reference Detection System for He-3 and BF-3 Systems Travis Grove
       
ANALYTICAL METHODS
  ORNL AMPX Development and Modernization Status Mike Dunn
       
  LLNL Three COG Analytic Benchmarks Dave Heinrichs
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK  
10:45 AM ANALYTICAL METHODS (countinued)
  ORNL FY2013 Accomplishments for SCALE Brad Rearden
       
  ORNL Overview of the ORNL WPNCS Work Efforts in Advanced
Monte Carlo Techniques and Uncertainty Analysis for
Criticality Safety Assessments
Brad Rearden
       
LANL MCNP Progress & Performance Improvements Forrest Brown
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH  
1:30 PM ANALYTICAL METHODS (countinued)
  LANL MCNP Continuous-energy Sensitivity / Uncertainty Progress and Application Brian Kiedrowski
(BEST PAPER)
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
    INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION  
HANFORD Actinide Integral Cross Sections and CritView - ProgressReport Dave Erickson
     
  LLNL IP&D Website Statistics Chuck Lee
       
  LLNL IP&D New ICSBEP Evaluations David Heinrichs
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
    INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS (continued)  
  LANL Investigation of keff vs. Fraction of Critical Mass Theresa Cutler
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK  
       
3:45 PM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS (continued)  
  LANL Recent LANL/CEA Valduc Neutron Measurements Jesson Hutchinson
       
  LANL IER-161, BeRP Ball Reflected with Nickel Benchmark Evaluation Benoit Richard
       
  LANL Sub-critical Measurements R&D Overview Avneet Sood
(BEST PAPER)
       
  LANL IER-183, Quantifying Uncertainties in Subcritical
Neutron Multiplication Inference
Rian Bahran
       
  LANL Characterization of the NPOD3 Detectors in MCNP5 and MCNP6 Kim Clark
       
5:30 PM ADJOURN  
       
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Thursday, March 27 2014  
8:30 AM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS (continued)  
  LNL LLNL TNCT Measurements Sean Walston
       
  LANL NCERC Status Update David Hayes
       
  LANL Startup of Godiva IV Burst Operations at the DAF Joetta Goda
(BEST PAPER)
       
  SNL NCSP IE and T&EP Activities at Sandia Gary Harms
       
  SNL Conceptual Design of a Horizontal Split-Table Critical Assembly at Sandia Allison Miller
       
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK  
       
10:45 AM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS (continued)  
  LNL IER184/TEX as-built Model and Design Catherine Percher
       
  NNSS NNSS Integral Experiments Support Jeff Lewis
       
  LANL Measurement of the Prompt Neutron Decay Constant in a Highly Enriched Uranium Copper Reflected System Rene Sanchez
       
  LANL NCERC Rabbit System Development Update Christopher Lu
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
       
    NUCLEAR DATA  
  ORNL/NDAG NDAG Report Mike Dunn
(BEST PAPER)
       
  ANL ANL NCSP Activities in the ND and IE Program Elements Richard Lell
       
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH  
1:30 PM   NUCLEAR DATA (continued)  
  BNL NNDC Technical Support to the NCSP David Brown
       
  ORNL ORNL Nuclear Data Evaluation Accomplishments for FY2013 Luiz Leal
(BEST PAPER)
       
  LANL Data Testing Revised 235U, 239Pu and 63,65Cu Cross Sections with ICSBEP Benchmarks Skip Kahler
Luiz Leal
       
  RPI Experimental Nuclear Data Program at the Gaerttner LINAC Center at RPI Yaron Danon
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
       
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK  
       
3:45 PM   NUCLEAR DATA (continued)  
  LANL Data Processing for Criticality Safety at LANL: ENDF/B-VII.1 and Beyond Jeremy Conlin
       
    TRAINING AND EDUCATION  
  ORNL Status of the Development and Deployment of the NCSP Training and Education Program Sedat Goluoglu
       
  LANL Recent Improvements to the Criticality Safety Evaluation Exercise - First Week Class at LANL Mark Mitchell
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
       
    GENERAL DISCUSSION/CONCLUSION ALL
       
5:30 PM ADJOURN