MTV Kickoff Agenda

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Welcome Dinner, May 19, 2019  
18:00 Welcome Dinner & Early Registration Vinology
Day 1, May 20, 2019 Graduate Ann Arbor
615 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
8:30 Registration & Breakfast Terrace Ballroom (3rd Floor)
8:55 Welcome & Logistics Prof. Sara Pozzi,
MTV Director (U. Michigan)
9:00 DNN R&D introduction Mr. Randy Bell,
Chief Science Advisor (DOE NNSA)
9:15 University Program Dr. Victoria Franques,
DNN R&D University Program,
Senior Program Manager (DOE NNSA)
9:25 MTV Overview Prof. Sara Pozzi, MTV Director (U. Michigan)
Presentations: TA1 – Fundamentals of Nuclear and Particle Physics
9:45 SNM Detection Using 3D CdZnTe Spectrometers Prof. Zhong He (U. Michigan)
9:55 SNM Detection Using Time-Encoded Imaging Mr. Niral Shah for Prof. David Wehe (U. Michigan)
10:05 Muon Imaging for Dry-Cask Storage Verification Prof. Adam Hecht (UNM)
10:15 Correlated Neutron and Gamma-Ray Emissions from Nuclear Fission Prof. Sara Pozzi (U. Michigan)
10:25 Improved Calibration of Nuclear Resonance Parameters Prof. Chris Perfetti (UNM)
10:35 BREAK – 15 mins  
10:50 Reactor Monitoring using Coherent Elastic Neutrino-Nucleus Scattering Prof. Igor Jovanovic (U. Michigan)
11:00 High-Fidelity Modeling of Antineutrino Source Term from Nuclear Reactors Prof. Anna Erickson (Ga. Tech)
11:10 Antineutrino Detection for Dry-cask Storage Monitoring Prof. Patrick Huber (Va. Tech)
11:20 Antineutrinos for Long-Range Reactor Monitoring Prof. John Learned (U. Hawaii)
11:30 PANEL: TA1 – Fundamentals of Nuclear and Particle Physics All TA1 Co-PIs, Moderated by Prof. Igor Jovanovic (U. Michigan)
12:05 National Lab Engagement Luncheon All Attendants
Presentations: TA 3 – Nuclear Explosion Monitoring
13:35 Infrasound Dr. Milton Garces (U. Hawaii)
13:55 Environmental Fate and Transport of Radionuclides Prof. Andreas Enqvist (U. Florida)
14:05 Radionuclide Dr. Shaun Clarke (U. Michigan)
14:15 Methodologies for Wide Area Environmental Sampling Prof. Kyle Hartig (U. Florida)
14:25 Radiation Background Monitoring Supplemented by Crowdsourcing Prof. Kim Kearfott (U. Michigan)
14:35 BREAK – 15 mins  
14:50 PANEL: TA 3 – Nuclear Explosion Monitoring All TA3 Co-PIs, Moderated by Dr. Milton Garces (U. Hawaii)
15:25 Modeling and Simulation (Cross Cutting Thrust) Prof. Brian Kiedrowski (U. Michigan)
15:35 Nuclear Policy (Cross Cutting Thrust) Prof. Paul Wilson (U. Wisconsin)
15:45 Education and Outreach (Cross Cutting Thrust) Prof. Kim Kearfott (U. Michigan)
15:55 PANEL: National Laboratory Engagement All Lab POCs, Moderated by Dr. Shaun Clarke (U. Michigan)
16:25 Group Photo All attendants
16:30 Reception  
18:00 Adjourn Day 1  
Day 2, May 21, 2019 Graduate Ann Arbor
615 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
8:30 Registration & Breakfast Terrace Ballroom (3rd floor)
9:00 Seismology Dr. Goran Ekstrom (Columbia)
Presentations: TA2 – Signals and Source Terms for Nuclear Nonproliferation
9:10 Forensic Signatures from Laser-Induced Resonance Ionization Prof. Steven Biegalski (Ga. Tech)
9:20 Isotopic Mapping Using Neutron Resonance Spectroscopy Prof. Areg Danagoulian (MIT)
9:30 Neutron Activation Analysis Tool for Assessment of Isotopic and Elemental Signatures of Manufacturing Processes Prof. Marek Flaska (PSU)
9:40 Multidimensional Optical Spectroscopy for Nonproliferation Measurements Prof. Igor Jovanovic (U. Michigan)
9:50 Modeling of Biological and Abiotic Data to Predict Nuclear Process Marker Presence and Age Prof. Adam Arkin (UC Berkeley)
10:00 Time-Series Analysis of Biota in Radionuclide Contaminated Environments Prof. Terry Hazen (UTK)
10:10 Environmental Surveillance for Radionuclide Sources  Prof. Eric Alm (MIT)
10:20 BREAK – 15 mins  
10:35 Concentration of Radionuclides in Biota in Coastal Environments Prof. Henrietta Dulai (U. Hawaii)
10:45 Process and Flow Modeling of Nuclear Fuel Facilities Prof. Paul Wilson (U. Wisconsin)
10:55 Modeling of Plutonium Production in Foreign Nuclear Fuel Cycles Prof. Sunil Chirayath (TAMU)
11:05 Modeling Past and Present Fuel Cycle Activity to Evaluate Baseline Declaration  Dr. Rob Goldston for Prof. Alex Glaser (Princeton)
11:15 Improved Monte Carlo Methods Using Automated Variance Reduction Techniques and Reliability Diagnostics Prof. Brian Kiedrowski (U. Michigan)
11:25 Improved Deterministic Modeling for Safeguards Measurements Prof. Anil Prinja (UNM)
11:35 PANEL: TA2 – Signals and Source Terms for Nuclear Nonproliferation All TA2 Co-PIs, Moderated by Prof. Steven Biegalski (Ga. Tech)
12:10 Education and Outreach luncheon All attendants, Terrace Ballroom
13:00 Adjourn Day 2 Presentations  
13:00 Contractual Meeting NNSA Leadership & 1 Co-PI per University
Huron Ballroom (2nd floor)
17:00 Adjourn Contractual Meeting  
14:00 Lab Tours – University of Michigan, Nuclear Engineering   

University of Michigan Lab Tour (4 labs)

Tour participants will meet at the Cooley Mortimer bldg., 2355 Bonisteel Blvd., Ann Arbor, 48109. Mackenzie Warwick and Caiser Bravo will be your tour guides leading you through the campus facilities to the following labs. Please arrive by 1:50 to  obtain a parking pass and meet with the students in the lobby of the Cooley bldg.

Glenn F. Knoll Laboratory, 3040 NEL
Prof. Zhong He
Description: Develop room-temperature operational semiconductor high energy resolution gamma-ray imagers
Tour lead: Mr. Daniel Shy

Detection for Nuclear Nonproliferation Group, 1040 NEL
Prof. Sara Pozzi
Description: Laboratory focusing on neutron detection with organic scintillators. Primary applications include dual-particle imaging, fast neutron multiplicity counting, and active interrogation for hidden nuclear material detection.
Tour lead: Mr. Cameron Miller & Mr. William Steinberger

Mourou Center for Ultrafast Optical Science, 1254 ERB-2
Prof. Igor Jovanovic
Description: The Mourou Center for Ultrafast Optical Science (CUOS) is an interdisciplinary research center in the College of Engineering at the University of Michigan, founded by the 2018 Nobel Laureate in Physics, Prof. Gérard Mourou. It is a home for the 300 TW HERCULES laser, which has held a Guinness world record for the highest focused intensity for over 10 years. The tour will feature Lambda-Cubed, one of the three major laboratories in CUOS.
Tour lead: Mr. Patrick Skrodzki
Radiological Health Engineering Laboratory, 1943 Cooley
Prof. Kim Kearfott
Description: The Radiological Health Engineering (RHE) Laboratory includes equipment and space for the development and testing of new instruments and systems for application to specific radiological health problems. Work is concentrated on practical systems and radiation measurements methods deployable within the immediate future.
Tour lead: Mr. Jack Thiesen & Mr. Jordan Noey