MTV Student Virtual Research Symposium-June 15


Monday, June 15
1:00 – 1:05 pm (ET)

 

Day 3, Welcome and Overview

Shaun D. Clarke
 Associate Director
Consortium for Monitoring Technology and Verification
University of Michigan

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
1:05 – 1:25
pm (ET)

 

Time-Encoded Dual Particle Imager (lanTErn)

Abstract


John Kuchta
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Masters Student
Advisor: David Wehe

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
1:25 – 1:45
pm (ET)

 

Demonstrating Adaptive Imaging Concepts on Complex Source Scenes made with Special Nuclear Material

Abstract


Niral Shah
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 5
Advisor: David Wehe

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
1:45 – 2:05
pm (ET)

 

A Palm-Sized Adaptive Neutron Scatter Camera

Abstract


Nathan Giha
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 1
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
2:05 – 2:25
pm (ET)

 

Extracting Neutron Energy Spectra Using a Handheld Dual Particle Imager

Abstract


William Steinberger
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 4
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
2:25 – 2:45
pm (ET)

 

Neutron Resonance Analysis of Warheads Using the Near-Threshold 7Li(p,n)7Be Reaction

Abstract


Ethan Klein
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Nuclear Science and Engineering
Advisor: Areg Danagoulian
Ph.D. Student, Year 2

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
2:45 – 3:05
pm (ET)

 

Genetic Algorithm Optimization of Tin-Copper Graded Shielding for Improved Plutonium Safeguards Measurements

Abstract

Noah Kleedtke
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Masters Student
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
3:20 – 3:40
pm (ET)

 

Nondestructive Assay of 237Np

Abstract

Michael Hua
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 2
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
3:40 – 4:00
pm (ET)

 

Validating Organic Scintillator Rossi-alpha Measurements of Fast Metal Assemblies using Simulations

Abstract

 

Caiser Bravo
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Undergraduate Student
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
4:00 – 4:20
pm (ET)

 

Stilbene Cube Characterization for a Mini Neutron Scatter Camera

Abstract

Elinor Mullin
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 1
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
4:20 – 4:40
pm (ET)

 

Validation of Artificial Neural Network Systems for Neutron Detection in a Mixed Neutron-Photon Environment

Abstract

Abbas Jinia
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 2
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
4:40 – 5:00
pm (ET)

 

Detection of fast neutrons during photon active interrogation

Abstract

Christopher A. Meert
University of Michigan
Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences
Ph.D. Student, Year 3
Advisor: Sara Pozzi

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
5:00 – 5:20
pm (ET)

 

Geometry effects in MCNP-PoliMi simulation of a cube-shaped, monolithic neutron scatter camera

Abstract

Taylor Harvey
University of Florida
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Ph.D. Student, Year 3
Advisor: Andreas Enqvist

Biography

 

Monday, June 15
6:00 – 7:00 pm (ET)

Virtual Happy Hour

TA 1: Fundamentals of Nuclear and Particle Physics

Co-Hosts


Adam Hecht
University of New Mexico


Patrick Huber
Virginia Tech. University

TA 2: Signals and Source Terms for Nuclear Nonproliferation

Host


Steven Biegalski
Georgia Tech. University

TA 3: Nuclear Explosion Monitoring

Host


Andreas Enqvist
University of Florida