NCSP Foreign Travel FY2017

Destination Date Labs One Sentence Description Justification
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
TBD LANL
LLNL
SNL
Present/publish NCSP ICSBEP evaluations at annual ICSBEP Technical Meeting
(MEETING HELD IN US)
Present/publish NCSP ICSBEP evaluations at annual ICSBEP Technical Meeting.
AWE
Aldermaston, UK
Sep 2017 LLNL Coordinate International Collaboration Efforts with AW
(ATTENDEE TBD)
Coordinate joint AWE-LLNL work described in Appendix F of the Five-Year Execution Plan.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Sep 2017 LLNL Participate in WPNCS annual meeting
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Participate in WPNCS governance and expert group meetings on MC methods and excursion analyses.
Paris, France Sep 2017 LLNL Coordinate International Collaboration Efforts with IRSN
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Coordinate joint IRSN-LLNL work as described in Appendix E of the Five-Year Execution Plan.
Poole, UK May 2017 LLNL ANSWERS Seminar
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Attend the AMEC 2015 ANSWERS Seminar devoted to radiation shielding, reactor physics and nuclear criticality safety software applications, V&V and R&D.
Paris, France Oct 2017 LLNL Participate in ICRS-RPSD (Shielding) Conference
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Handheld Nuclear Criticality Safety Slide Rule application and work with LLNL/IRSN to generate a Criticality Slide Rule for Plutonium Systems.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May 2017 RPI Participate in WPEC annual meeting
(Danon, Liu )
As US Measurements Chair, participate in WPEC and SG-40 annual meeting to present NCSP/RPI nuclear data measurement work. Participate in SG-42 (thermal scattering meeting) to present NCSP/RPI thermal scattering measurements and analysis.
Jeju, South Korea Apr 2017 LANL Participate in ANS Mathematics and Computation Topical Meeting 2017
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Participation provides state-of-art information for improving MCNP®, Whisper, and other computational methods that are necessary and heavily used in NCSP work.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
June 2017 LANL OECD Expert Group Meeting plus IRSN Collaboration
(Alwin, Brown, Rising)
Participation provides state-of-art information for improving MCNP®, Whisper, and other computational methods that are necessary and heavily used in NCSP work. In addition, this allows for direct collaboration with IRSN.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May 2017 LANL Participate in WPEC annual meeting
(TRIP NOT FUNDED BY NCSP)
Contributor to multiple sub-groups. CSEWG representative to WPEC.
IRSN
Paris, France
May 2017 LANL Meet with IRSN colleagues to advance technical work of mutual interest
(TRIP NOT FUNDED BY NCSP)
Collaborate on work of joint NCSP-IRSN interest per the existing MOU.
IRMM
Mol, Belgium
Sep/Oct 2016
Jan-17: (TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Apr 2017
Jun 2017
Sep 2017
ORNL Perform resonance region nuclear data measurements using GELINA facility at IRMM in accordance with Appendix B of the Five-Year Plan
(Guber)
Continues cross-section measurements to support the production of new cross-section evaluations per the schedule in Appendix B of the Five-Year Plan.
Paris, France
Jun 2017 ORNL Participate in ISO standards meeting on nuclear criticality safety
(Bowen)
(MEETING HELD IN US)
Participate in ISO standards meeting (ISO TC85/SC5/WG8) on nuclear criticality safety to ensure NCSP interests are represented in the development of international standards for nuclear criticality safety.
IRSN
Paris, France
Nov 2016
May 2017
ORNL Perform nuclear data evaluation and testing work with IRSN
(Pigni, Sobes)
Continues cross-section evaluation work to complete nuclear data evaluations per the schedule in Appendix B of the Five-Year Plan.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
May 2017 ORNL Participate in WPEC annual meeting as Chair of ENDF Formats Committee, coordinate international nuclear data collaborations for the NCSP, and present NCSP/ORNL nuclear data evaluation work
(Sobes)
Exchange of information with international nuclear data community to improve NCSP nuclear data evaluations and cultivate new collaborations to support future NCSP nuclear data work tasks.
OECD/NEA
Paris, France
Jun 2017 ORNL Participate in WPNCS
(Perfetti, Rearden)
Exchange of information with international NCS community to improve NCSP analytical methods work and cultivate new collaborations to support future NCSP analytical methods tasks.
Vienna, Austria Jun 2017 ORNL Participate in IAEA working group meeting to improve nuclear data evaluations to support new evaluations of interest to the NCSP
(Pigni)
Exchange of information with international nuclear data community to support the development of nuclear data evaluations in Appendix B of the Five-Year Plan.
Paris, France Oct 2016 ORNL Participate in WONDER Nuclear Data Scattering meeting
(TRIP NOT TAKEN)
Exchange of information with international nuclear data community to support the development of new thermal scattering evaluation capability for the NCSP.
Vienna, Austria Dec 2016 ORNL Participate in IAEA Consultants' Meeting on R-Matrix Code for Charged-particle Induced Reactions in the Resolved Resonance Region
(Arbanas)
Exchange of technical information with experts in R-matrix formulation and codes used in nuclear data evaluations benefitting NCSP nuclear data work efforts.