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
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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
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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