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Recording of NSSC Student and Postdoc presentations from June 2, 2020:

Recording of NSSC Student and Postdoc presentations from June 3, 2020:

Agenda for the event follows.

Click on a presenters name to view their CV, and the presentation title to view presentation slides.

Schedule for Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Nuclear and Particle Physics and Nuclear Policy

Timing (PST) Presenters Institution Topic
8:15 am Online Meeting Begins
8:30 – 8:35 Dr. Bethany Goldblum University of California, Berkeley Welcome and Introductory Remarks
8:35 – 9:00 Prof. Jasmina Vujic University of California, Berkeley NSSC Overview and Highlights
Recording of presentation here.
9:00 – 9:20 Andrea Richard Michigan State University Indirect Neutron-Capture Constraints for Basic Research and Applications
Recording of presentation here.
9:20 – 9:35 break
9:35 – 9:55 Adriana Sweet University of California, Berkeley Statistical Nuclear Properties of 93Sr for National Security Applications
Recording of presentation here.
9:55 – 10:15 Vincent Fischer University of California, Davis Neutron Multiplicity and New Technologies with ANNIE
Recording of presentation here.
10:15 – 10:35 Katherine Childers Michigan State University Validation of an Indirect Method for Constraining Neutron-Capture Cross Sections
Recording of presentation here.
10:35 – 10:50 break
10:50 – 11:10 Eric Matthews University of California, Berkeley Independent and Cumulative Fission Yield Covariance Matrices for 61 Compound Systems Recording of presentation here.
11:10 – 11:30 Roy Ready Michigan State University Upgrades for an Improved Measurement of the Electric Dipole Moment of Radium-225
Recording of presentation here.
11:30 – 11:50 Andrew Reddie University of California, Berkeley (now SNL) Experimental Wargaming at the Nuclear Threshold
(presentation will not be published online)
Recording of presentation here.

Schedule for Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Radiochemistry and Forensics

Timing (PST) Presenter Institution Topic
8:15 am Online Meeting Begins
8:30 – 8:35 Dr. Bethany Goldblum University of California, Berkeley Welcome and Introductory Remarks
8:35 – 8:50 Prof. Jasmina Vujic University of California, Berkeley NSSC Research Overview
Recording of presentation here.
8:50 – 9:10 August Ridenour George Washington University Metal-Organic Frameworks as a Platform for Probing Transplutonium Electronic Structure and Signatures
Recording of presentation here.
9:10 – 9:30 Mark Straub University of California, Berkeley New Precursors for Actinide Nanomaterials
Recording of presentation here.
9:30 – 9:50 Mariah Ramirez Texas A&M University Safeguards Analysis for Neptunium-237 in High-Level Used Fuel Waste Through Computational and Radiochemical Methods
Recording of presentation here.
9:50 – 10:05 break

Radiation Detection and Nuclear Instrumentation

Timing (PST) Presenter Institution Topic
10:05 – 10:25 Aaron Nowack University of Tennessee, Knoxville 3D Modelling of Induced Fission Chains in Uranium Assemblies for Associated Particle Imaging Systems
Recording of presentation here.
10:25 – 10:45 Juan Manfredi University of California, Berkeley Organic Scintillator Characterization for Neutron Detection
Recording of presentation here.
10:45 – 11:05 J.R. Powers-Luhn University of Tennessee, Knoxville Neural-net-based imager offset estimation in fieldable associated particle imaging
Recording of presentation here.
11-05 – 11:20 break
11:20 – 11:40 Joshua Smith University of Tennessee, Knoxville Synthesis of Li-containing garnet ceramics for dual-mode scintillators
Recording of presentation here.
11:40 – 12:00 Jake Hecla University of California, Berkeley Measurements of Attenuation and Scattering in WbLS Recording of presentation here.
12:00 – 12:20 Mairead Montague University of Tennessee, Knoxville Radiation Hardness Characterization of LKH-5 Scintillating Glass Recording of presentation here.