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Workscope Specific Q&A

General Q&A

   Monday, August 10, 2020 (Eastern Time Zone)


Welcome and Introduction

Dr. Rita Baranwal, Assistant Secretary of Energy


Consolidated Innovative Nuclear Research FOA Overview

John Gilligan, NCSU; JoAnne Hanners, DOE-ID; Drew Thomas, NEUP Integration Office


NSUF Overview and NSUF-2 Workscopes 

(NSUF 2.1: Core and Structural Materials; NSUF-2.2:  High Performance Computing at Idaho National Laboratory)

Simon Pimblott, NSUF, Idaho National Laboratory


Infrastructure FOA Overview

Brenden Heidrich, NSUF, Idaho National Laboratory


Integrated University Programs (IUP) Institutional FOA Overview for Scholarship and Fellowship

Andrew Ford, DOE​-ID


RC-1:  Advanced Reactor Ma​terials

    RC-1.1 - ​Development of Qualification/Acceptance Protocols or Additiverly Manufactured Metallic Components Under Elevated Temperature               ​  Cyclic Service

    RC-1.2 - Effects of Irr​adiation Induced Microstructure Change in Graphite

Sue Lesica, DOE-NE

RC-4: High Temperature Gas Reactors (HTGR)

    RC-4.1: Near-Wall Heat Transfer and Thermal Conductivity Valication Data for Porous Medium and High-Fidelity Pebble-Bed High Temperature Gas      Reactor (HTGR) Sumulations

    RC-4.2: High Temperature Gas Reactor Fission Product Source Term

Diana Li, Idaho National Laboratory


MS-NE-1- Integral Benchmark Evaluations

John Bess, Idaho National Laboratory
    Tuesday, August 11, 2020 (Eastern Time Zone)

RC-3:  Liquid Metal-Cooled Fast Reactor Technology Development and Demonstration to Support Deployment

RC-5: Experimental Validation of High Temperature Gas Reactor (HTGR) Simulations 

Brian Robinson, DOE-NE


FC-4:  Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition 

    FC-4.1- Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition: Disposal

    FC-4.2- Spent Fuel and Waste Disposition: Storage & Transportation 

John Orchard, DOE-NE

Lunch and Break


FC-2: Advanced Fuels 

    FC-2.1- Fuel-to-Coolant Thermomechanical Transport Behaviors Under Transient Conditions

    FC-2.2- High Burnup LWR Fuel Rod Behavior Under Normal and Transient Conditions

Frank Goldner, DOE-NE


NEAMS-1:  Advancing Material Modeling in System Analysis Module (SAM) Code

NEAMS-2:  Corrosion Modeling for Molten-Salt-Facing Structural Components

NEAMS-3:  Next Generation, HIgh-Fidelity Pebble-Bed Simulation

NEAMS-4:  Fundamentals of Multiphase Boiling Flow for High-Pressure, High-Void Conditions

NEAMS-5:  Time-Dependent Monte Carlo Simulation Capability Development

MS-NE-2: Nuclear Data Needs for Nuclear Energy Applications

Chris Stanek, DOE-NE


RC-11: Advanced Small Modular Reactor R&D

Melissa Bates, DOE-NE

    Wednesday, August 12, 2020 (Eastern Time Zone)

RC-6: Plant Modernization R&D Pathway:  Improving Automation Use in Nuclear Power Plants 

RC-7:  Risk-Informed Systems Analysis R&D Pathway:  Extention of Legacy PRA Tools to Accelerate Risk-Informed Applications for LWRS

RC-8:  Materials Research Pathway:  Characterization and Modeling of the High Fluence Effect on Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels

RC-9:  Flexible Plant Operation and Generation Pathway:  Development of Thermal and Electric Power Dispatch Simulation Tools

RC-10:  Physical Security Pathway:  Evaluation of Physical Phenomena Data Impact and Improvements

Alison Hahn, DOE-NE


FC-3: Materials Protection, Accounting and Control Technology

Mike Reim, DOE-NE


CT-1:   Crosscutting Research-Cyber Security Research

Rebecca Onuschak, DOE-NE

CT-2:  Integrated Energy Systems Design and Modeling

Shannon Bragg-Sitton, Idaho National Laboratory


CT-3:  Transformation Challenge Reactor R&D

    CT-3.1 - Integrated Thermofluidic Experimentation and Modeling for TCR Core Components

    CT-3.2 - Materials Characterization of Additively Manufactured TCR Core Strutural Materials

Tansel Selekler, DOE-NE


NEET-2:  Wireless Technology for Nuclear Instrumentation and Control Systems

NSUF-1.1:  Testing of Advanced Materials for Sensors and Advanced Sensors for Nuclear Applications

Suibel Schuppner, DOE-NE


RC-2:  Microreactor Cost Reduction and End-User Application Integration

Tom Sowinski, DOE-NE

5:00-5:30pm NSUF-1.2: Irradiated Testing of Materials Produced by Innovative Manufacturing Techniques

NEET-1:  Advanced Methods for Manufacturing​

Dirk Cairns-Gallimore, DOE-N​E

    Thursday, August 13, 2020 (Eastern Time Zone)

CT-4:  Advanced and Small Modular Reactor Materials Accountancy and Physical Protection

Won Yoon, DOE-NE​​


CT-5:  Nuclear Materials Discovery and Qualification Initiative R&D

Andrea Jokisaari, Idaho National Laboratory


FC-1: Materials Recovery and Waste Form Development

      FC-1.1:  Innovative Separations Chemistry for High Value Used Fuels

      FC-1.2:  Nuclear Fuel Cycle Separations Chemistry

      FC-1.3 -  Understanding, Predicting, and Optimizing the Physical Properties, Structure, and Dynamics of Molten Salts

      FC-1.4 - Understanding the Structure and Speciation of Molten Salt at the Atomic and Molecular Scale

Christina Leggett, DOE-NE


FC-1.5:  Advanced Salt Waste Forms​

Kimberly Gray, DOE-NE