NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM (NCSP)
TECHNICAL PROGRAM REVIEW

MARCH 15-16, 2016
SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORY
FINAL AGENDA
Building 6585 (Rooms 110, 111, and 112)
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM   Tuesday, March 15, 2016  
 
8:30 AM   Welcome from SNL Gary Harms
 
    Safety and Security Briefing Gary Harms
 
  Welcome and Introductions Jerry McKamy
 
A Year of Highs and Lows for the CSSG David Erickson
 
CSSG Review of the
Hands-on Training and Education Courses
Calvin Hopper
 
NCSP
TECHNICAL PROGRAM ELEMENTS TO BE PRESENTED
ANALYTICAL METHODS
INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
NUCLEAR DATA
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
(UNIVERSITY TASKS)
ANALYTICAL METHODS
ORNL SCALE 6.2 and AMPX Development and Modernization for the NCSP Brad Rearden
;  
ORNL Diagnosing Undersampling in Monte Carlo Eigenvalue and Flux Tally Estimates Chris Perfetti
;  
IRSN Update of the Nuclear Criticality Slide Rule for Emergency Response to a Nuclear Criticality Accident Matthieu Duluc
;  
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 AM ANALYTICAL METHODS (continued)
  ORNL Recent Progress in Determination of Critical Experiment Correlations B.J. Marshall
 
  LANL MCNP Progress for NCSP Forrest Brown
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Fission Multiplicity Model Usage in Criticality Calculations Michael Rising
LANL The Dawn of NJOY21 in 2015 Jeremy Conlin
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
  INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
LLNL ICSBEP Accomplishments Dave Heinrichs
   
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
(continued)
LLNL Website Statistics Chuck Lee
   
NNSA/ORNL Website Enhancements Lori Scott
   
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
  INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
LANL Operational Considerations for Experimental Work at NCERC Tim Beller
(BEST PAPER)
   
LANL NCERC Control Room Upgrades Ryan LeConte
   
LANL NCERC Safety Basis Update James Strelow
   
NNSS KRUSTY Safety Basis Update Jeff Lewis
   
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK
3:45 PM INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
LANL Subcritical Benchmark of the BeRP Ball Reflected by Tungsten Jesson Hutchinson
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Uncertainty as a Function of Time for Subcritical Experiment Parameters Jesson Hutchinson
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Material Considerations for Burst Reactor Design Bob Margevicius
 
LANL Final Critical Experiment Design to Measure the Fission Neutron Spectrum Shape Using Threshold Activation Detectors Theresa Cutler
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Dynamics and Stability Analysis for the Kilowatt Reactor Using Stirling Technology (KRUSTY) Experiment Steve Klein
 
LANL Utilization of NCERC in Support of Nuclear Forensics Measurements Todd Bredeweg
John Bounds
 
5:30 PM ADJOURN
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM   Wednesday, March 16, 2016  
8:30 AM INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
ORNL The Collaborative International Benchmark Evaluation for the SILENE Solution Critical Experiment Thomas Miller
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Evaluation of Engineering Controls Implemented to Mitigate Godiva Contamination Joette Goda
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Use of Comet to Support Development of the Design Basis for JAEA's Transmutation Physics Experimental Facility (TEF-P) Joette Goda
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Preliminary Flattop-25 Reevaluation Results Jeff Favorite
 
LLNL TEX Subcritical Thermal and Dose Measurements Catherine Percher
 
LLNL TEX-Hf Preliminary Design Catherine Percher
 
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 AM INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
SNL NCSP IE and T&EP Activities at Sandia Gary Harms
(BEST PAPER)
 
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
NUCLEAR DATA  
ORNL Improvements for the 63Cu and 65Cu Resonance Evaluations for Criticality Safety Applications Vladimir Sobes
(BEST PAPER)
 
ORNL Cross Section Evaluation of 40Ca for Neutron Energies up to 1.5 MeV and Validation of Tungsten Cross Sections up to 100 keV Marco Pigni
 
ORNL Resonance Region Cross-Section Measurements for Calcium and Cerium Klaus Guber
 
IRSN IRSN-ORNL Data Evaluation in Support of Criticality Safety: 235U. 239Pu. 56Fe. 16O. 54Fe and 103Rh Luis Leal
 
LANL NDAG and Nuclear Data Working Group Update Skip Kahler
 
LANL Data Testing CIELO Evaluations with ICSBEP Benchmarks Skip Kahler
 
LANL Evaluation of Prompt Fission Gamma Rays for n+U235, n+Pu239, and Cf252(sf) Patrick Talou
 
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM NUCLEAR DATA
(continued)
 
RPI
KAPL
Overview of Recent Nuclear Data Measurements at RPI Status of the LINAC Refurbishment Yaron Danon/
Brian Epping
 
BNL ADVANCE Status, ENDF/B-VIII Status and Resonance Fun David Brown
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
TRAINING AND EDUCATION  
ORNL Status of the NCSP Training and Education Courses for FY2015 Doug Bowen
 
LANL Summary of CNEC and CVT Year One Measurement Campaigns Jesson Hutchinson
(BEST PAPER)
 
NCSP UNIVERSITY TASKS  
Georgia Tech
ORNL
Development of a New Unresolved Resonance Region Analysis Methodology Andrew Holcomb
 
GENERAL DISCUSSION/CONCLUSION   ALL
3:45 PM BREAK
North Carolina State
University
Movie: Thermal Scattering Data Generation and Advance Methods Development By: Ayman Hawari
 
4:00 PM ADJOURN
4:15 PM NDAG MEETING for invitees only