NUCLEAR CRITICALITY SAFETY PROGRAM (NCSP)
TECHNICAL PROGRAM REVIEW

MARCH 26-27, 2019
PANTEX
John C. Drummond Center (JCDC)
FM 2373 & Hwy 60, Amarillo, TX 79120
FINAL AGENDA

 
8:30 AM - 5:30 PM   Tuesday, March 26, 2019  
   
8:30 AM   Welcome from PANTEX
   
    Welcome from NCSP  Dr. Angela Chambers
   
    About the Annual NCSP Technical Program Review  Dr. Doug Bowen
   
    Safety and Security Briefing
   
  The DOE CSSG - 2018 the Year in Review David Erickson
   
  NCSP
TECHNICAL PROGRAM ELEMENTS
     
  ANALYTICAL METHODS
  INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
  INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS  
NUCLEAR DATA  
TRAINING AND EDUCATION  
   
  ANALYTICAL METHODS  
       
  IRSN Benchmark Intercomparison
(IRSN-LANL-LLNL-ORNL Collaboration)
Isabelle Duhamel
(BEST PAPER)
       
  IRSN First Results of the Analysis of the Spatial Correlations Experiment at RCF (IRSN-LANL Collaboration) Eric Dumonteil
       
IRSN Update of the Slide Rule: Recent Outcomes and Perspecties Matthieu Duluc
     
  ORNL AMPX Status Report and ENDF/B-VIII.0 Data Testing Doro Wiarda
Andrew Holcomb
       
       
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM BREAK  
 
10:45 AM ANALYTICAL METHODS
(countinued)
       
ORNL Recent Developments in SCALE Will Wieselquist
(BEST PAPER)
   
ORNL Status and Testing of Shift Monte Carlo Code within SCALE BJ Marshall
   
LANL NJOY21 Status and Plans Jeremy Conlin
   
LANL NJOY2016 Improvements for ENDFB-VIII.0 Wim Haeck
   
LANL MCNP Status and Modernization Mike Rising
   
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LUNCH  
1:00 PM ANALYTICAL METHODS
(countinued)
  LANL AMPX Status Report and ENDF/B-VIII.0 Data Testing Forrest Brown
(BEST PAPER)
       
  LANL Impact of Outliers and ENDF/B-VIII.0 on NCS Validation and USLs Jen Alwin
       
    TRAINING AND EDUCATION
       
  ORNL Status of the Development and Deployment of the NCSP Doug Bowen
       
  LLNL New Emergency Response/Sliderule Module for NCSP Catherine Percher
       
    INFORMATION PRESERVATION AND DISSEMINATION
       
  SRS CritView Version 1.04 Beta Scott Finfrock
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
       
    INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
 
LANL Finalization of the IER 488 (MUSIC) Experiment Design Alex McSpaden
     
3:30 PM - 3:45 PM BREAK  
     
   

INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)

 
  LANL Update on the Progress of the Krusty Benchmark (IER 299) Rene Sanchez
     
  LANL Three New Lead (Pb) Benchmark Experiments Performed Using Plutonium and Different Enrichments of Uranium Joetta Goda
George McKenzie
       
  LANL Update on IER 203 (Composite Reflectors): Design for Successful Execution Joetta Goda
Rene Sanchez
       
  LANL FY 2018 Preparation for the NeSO Subcritcal Experiment (IER 121) Alex McSpaden
       
  LANL Comparison of the High Temperature Krusty Operation With Dynamic Simulations (IER 476) Rene Sanchez
Bob Kimpland
       
5:30 PM ADJOURN  
       
7:00 PM- 10:00 PM   Dinner Hoffbrau Steakhouse
 
 
8:30 AM - 3:30 PM   Wednesday, March 27, 2019  
 
8:30 AM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
  LANL New startup Detectors For Criticality Safety Training and Experiment Execution Jesson Hutchinson
       
  LANL Update for IER 489: Critical Unresolved Region Integral Experiment (CURIE) Theresa Cutler
       
  LLNL Inherently Safe Subcritical Assembly (ISSA) Benchmark Evaluation Tony Nelson
(BEST PAPER)
       
  LLNL TEX Plutonium Critical Configurations Catherine Percher
       
  LLNL Intercomparison of Nuclear Accident Dosimetry using the Flattop Reactor at NCERC Daniel Stone
       
10:30 AM - 10:40 AM BREAK  
       
10:40 AM   INTEGRAL EXPERIMENTS
(continued)
 
  LLNL TEX U233 Critical Experiment Design Will Zywiec
       
  ORNL IER 441 Status Report – Epithermal HEX Lattices with SNL 7uPCX Fuel for Testing Nuclear Data Justin Clarity
       
  SNL Sandia BUCCX Titanium and Aluminum Sleeve Experiments David Ames
(BEST PAPER)
       
  SNL Overview of NCSP Integral Experiments at Sandia Gary Harms
       
  LANL Design of Experiment To Test Fast Electronics For Neutron Noise Measurements. (IER 453) Travis Grove
George McKenzie
       
  OPEN DISCUSSION   ALL
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM LUNCH  
1:00 PM   NUCLEAR DATA
 
  BNL Resonance Region Quality Assurance Dave Brown
       
  BNL Status of the Transition from the Legacy ENDF Format to GNDS Dave Brown
       
  LANL Los Alamos Updates to Nuclear Data Evaluations Ionel Stetcu
       
  LANL Release of ENDF/B-VIII.0-based ACE Data Tables Jeremy Conlin
       
  LANL Using Machine Learning Algorithms to Uncover Hidden Patterns in Nuclear Data Sensitivity Calculations Patrick Talou
Mike Rising
       
  LLNL
NCSU
Progress of Thermal Scattering Law Development and Evaluations at North Carolina State University Cole Manring
       
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM BREAK  
1:00 PM   NUCLEAR DATA
(continued)
 
  ORNL SAMMY Modernization Efforts in FY18 Goran Arbanas
       
  ORNL Status of ORNL Nuclear Data Work in FY18 Marco Pigni
Vlad Sobes
Chris Chapman
       
  ORNL
Georgia Tech
Progress of Nuclear Data Evaluation and Testing for NCS Applications at Georgia Tech Alex Shaw
       
  RPI Benchmarking Unresolved Resonance Region Total Cross Section Jesse Brown
(BEST PAPER)
       
  RPI Development of a Sub-thermal Neutron Source Yaron Danon
       
  IRSN Nuclear Data Evaluation Work at IRSN Isabelle Duhamel
       
3:00 PM ADJOURN  
 
7:00 PM- 10:00 PM   Dinner and Fun at Cinergy