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 (countinued)
  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 Enchancements 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 Compaigns 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