NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM (NCSP)
TECHNICAL PROGRAM REVIEW

MARCH 14-15, 2017
University of California Washington Center in Washington DC - Auditorium
1608 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036
FINAL AGENDA

 
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM   Tuesday, March 14, 2017  
 
8:30 AM   Welcome from LLNL Dave Heinrichs
    Safety and Security Briefing Dave Heinrichs
  Welcome from NCSP Angela Chambers
The DOE CSSG - 2016 the Year in Review David Erickson
NCSP
TECHNICAL PROGRAM ELEMENTS TO BE PRESENTED
ANALYTICAL METHODS
INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
NUCLEAR DATA
TRAINING AND EDUCATION
(UNIVERSITY TASKS)
NUCLEAR DATA
LANL Los Alamos Evaluation Work for ENDF/B-VIII Relevant to the NCSP Mark Paris
;  
ANALYTICAL METHODS
IRSN International Intercomparison Exercise for Nuclear Accident Dosimetry at the DAF using GODIVA-IV (IER148)-MCNP Dosimetry Calculations Matthieu Duluc
;  
ORNL KENO Validation for SCALE 6.2 Release B.J. Marshall
;  
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 AM ANALYTICAL METHODS
(continued)
  ORNL SCALE 6.2 and AMPX Development and Modernization for the NCSP Matt Jessee
 
  ORNL Fulcrum: Integrated Graphical User Interface in SCALE Robert Lefebvre
 
  LANL MCNP Progress for NCSP Forrest Brown
Michael Rising
Jennifer Alwin
 
LANL LANL-SNL Collaboration for NCS Validation Forrest Brown
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
  INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
LLNL Website Modernization Dave Heinrichs
(BEST PAPER)
   
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
LLNL Joint AWE-LLNL Subcritical Benchmarks and Training Greg Keefer
   
LLNL 1st Nuclear Accident Dosimetry Exercise Using Godiva at NCERC Dave Hickman
   
LLNL TEX-Hafnium Final Design Tony Nelson
   
LLNL BeRP Ball with Composite CH2/Ni Reflector Final Design Catherine Percher
   
LLNL Validating Analytical Methods with MC-15 Measurements Sean Walston
   
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK
3:45 PM INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
LANL Subcritical Copper-Reflected α-phase Plutonium (SCRαP) Measurements and Simulations Jesson Hutchinson
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Progress on the Development of a Neutron Multiplication Measurement Protocol at a Reactor Critical Facility Rian Bahran
 
LANL Kilowatt Reactor Using Stirling Technology (KRUSTY) Experiment Update Sanchez
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Flattop Startup at NCERC David Hayes
(BEST PAPER)
 
LANL Experimental Design to Study Critical Effects of Plutonium Aging Theresa Cutler
 
5:30 PM ADJOURN
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM   Wednesday, March 15, 2017  
8:30 AM INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
SNL NCSP IE and T&EP Activities at Sandia Gary Harms
 
SNL IER-451 - Titanium Sleeve Experiments in the BUCCX David Ames
 
AWE FLATTOP - Passive Neutron Spectrometer Leo Clark
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
NUCLEAR DATA
(continued)
 
ORNL FY16 Progress in Resonance Evaluations of Ce and Gd for the NCSP Vladimir Sobes
(BEST PAPER)
 
ORNL ORNL Leading Improvements to 235U Evaluation that will Impact Modeling & Simulation for Nuclear Applications Marco Pigni
 
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK
10:45 AM NUCLEAR DATA
(continued)
 
ORNL ORNL Cross Section Measurements in the Resolved Resonance Range for the NCSP Klaus Guber
(BEST PAPER)
 
IRSN Nuclear Data Evaluation Work at IRSN in Support of the NCSP Luiz Leal
 
LANL ICSBEP Benchmark Data Testing to Support ENDF/B-VIII.0 Skip Kahler
 
LANL NDAG Update Skip Kahler
 
RPI
RPI
NCSP Related Nuclear Data Activity at RPI Yaron Danon
 
BNL ENDF/B-VIII.0 is Coming Soon David Brown
OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM LUNCH
1:30 PM TRAINING AND EDUCATION  
ORNL Status of the NCSP Training and Education Courses for FY2016 Doug Bowen
LANL Using Whisper to Support Nuclear Criticality Safety Validation Meeting ANSI/ANS-8.24 Requirements and Recommendations Jennifer Alwin
Forrest Brown
Michael Rising
NCSP UNIVERSITY TASKS  
NCSU/LLNL Progress of TSL Evaluations at NCSU Ayman Hawari
 
NCSU/LLNL Development of a Next Generation TSL Code Ayman Hawari
 
Georgia Tech Thermal Energy Scattering Evaluation Framework Chris Chapman
(BEST PAPER)
 
GENERAL DISCUSSION/CONCLUSION   ALL
3:30 PM ADJOURN