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
(countinued)
  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