Conferences/Workshops

2021

2021 AMERICAN NUCLEAR SOCIETY (ANS) STUDENT CONFERENCE

The next ANS Student Conference will be hosted by NC State’s ANS Student Chapter on April 8-10 in Raleigh NC. Students & professionals will come together around nuclear science and engineering scholarship undertaken by undergraduate and graduate students. It will span such topics as nuclear materials, plasma science & engineering, thermo-hydraulics, nuclear non-proliferation, nuclear computational science, and reactor physics.

International Conference on Mathematics & Computational Methods (M&C 2021)

M&C 2021 will be held on April 11-15 and is a part of a series of topical meetings organized by the Mathematics and Computation Division of the American Nuclear Society. Held every two years, they represent a series of international forums organized and sponsored to bring together worldwide expertise related to nuclear science or technology including mathematical and computational methods, numerical analysis, computer codes, computer architectures, and benchmarks for computationally solving problems in all disciplines encompassed by the Society.

seventh international workshop on plasma for cancer treatment (IWPCT 2020)

The Seventh International Workshop on Plasma for Cancer Treatment (IWPCT 2020) will be held at North Carolina State University (NCSU) in Raleigh, NC, USA, dates TBA. The workshop promotes not only innovation in the field of plasma medicine but also effective cooperation between research and industry in this innovative discipline. The outcome of this collaborative meeting will work to benefit cancer patients everywhere.

2019

NUC WORKSHOP (September 2019)

This two-day workshop, will be held in the week of September 17-18, intends to bring together researchers and stakeholders from nuclear industry, universities, national laboratories, and government to discuss challenges, needs, and emerging trends in innovations that enable acceleration of development, licensing, and commercialization of advanced reactor technologies.

CASL Summer Institute (August 2019)

The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL) will be holding its third summer Institute from August 6-17 at NCSU. The Institute will introduce participants to CASL and the Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications (VERA) framework and component codes. Through the CASL Institute, participants will receive instruction on radiation transport, thermal hydraulics, fuel performance, multi-physics coupling and sensitivity and uncertainty analysis. Instruction includes both lecture and practical work sessions.

OECD/NEA workshops at GRS (june 2019)

The following OECD/NEA workshops will be held in the week of June 24 – 28, 2019 in Garching by Munich, Germany and will be hosted by GRS.

CTF-4 USER GROUP mEETING (May 2019)

COBRA-TF is a thermal-hydraulic simulation code designed for Light Water Reactor (LWR) vessel and core analysis. It uses a two-fluid three-field modeling approach. CTF is the shortened name given to the version of COBRA-TF being developed and improved by the Reactor Dynamics and Fuel Modeling Group (RDFMG) at the North Carolina State University (NCSU).

OECD/NEA Workshops at ORNL (May 2019)

The workshops and meetings are organized by the Working Party on scientific issues of Reactor Systems (WPRS) and its expert groups at Nuclear Science Committee (NSC), NEA/OECD, and cover the development, verification, validation, and uncertainty quantification of novel single- and multi-physics high-fidelity modeling and simulation tools for LWRs and advanced reactors.

2018

MCNP WORKSHOP (December 2018)

This is an introductory workshop to MCNP.


CASL Summer Institute (August 2018)

The Consortium for Advanced Simulation of Light Water Reactors (CASL) Institute will introduce participants to CASL and the Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications (VERA) framework and component codes.


International Multi-Physics Validation (June 2018)

The Workshop is under the auspices of the Expert Group on Multi-Physics Experimental data, Benchmarks, and Validation (EGMPEBV) at NEA/OECD. The focus of the workshop is the validation of novel high-fidelity multi-physics modeling and simulation tools within the work scope of Task Force 2 (TF2) of EGMPEBV.

Third Workshop of OECD/NEA Deterministic Time-Dependent Neutron Transport Benchmark without Spatial Homogenization (C5G7-TD-3) (May 2018)

Third Workshop of OECD/NEA Deterministic Time-Dependent Neutron Transport Benchmark without Spatial Homogenization (C5G7-TD-3)  will take place on May 17-18, 2018 in Lucca, Italy in conjunction with BEPU-2018 conference on multi-physics and multi-scale simulations with uncertainty. 

Twelfth Workshop of OECD/NEA Benchmark for Uncertainty Analysis in Best-Estimate Modelling (UAM) for Design, Operation and Safety Analysis of LWRs (LWR-UAM-12) (May 2018)

Twelfth Workshop of  OECD/NEA Benchmark for Uncertainty Analysis in Best-Estimate Modelling (UAM) for Design, Operation and Safety Analysis of LWRs (LWR-UAM-12) will take place on May 16-17, 2018 in Lucca, Italy in conjunction with BEPU-2018 conference on multi-physics and multi-scale simulations with uncertainty.

fifth COBRA-TF (CTF) User’s Group Meeting (CTF-5) (May 2018)

The fifth COBRA-TF (CTF) User’s Group (UG) Meeting (CTF-5) will be held on May 14-15, 2018 in in Lucca, Italy, and is a follow-up of the previous CTF UG meetings.


MAVRIC/KENO, version SCALE 6.2.2 Workshop (march 2018)

This course provides instruction on the use of the KENO-VI Monte Carlo code for criticality safety calculations and the MAVRIC (Monaco with Automated Variance Reduction using Importance Calculations) shielding sequence with 3-D automated variance reduction for deep-penetration problems.

2017

Multi-Physics Model Validation Workshop (JUne 2017)

The Nuclear Energy Knowledge and Validation Center (NEKVaC), INL in cooperation with the OECD/NEA Expert Group of Multi-physics Experiments, Benchmarks, and Validation (EGMPEBV), and with the support of Nuclear University Consortium (NUC), INL is sponsoring a Workshop on Multi-Physics Model Validation.

The workshop is hosted by the Nuclear Engineering Department (NED) at North Carolina State University (NCSU), and is supported by NEA/OECD international activities.

OECD/NEA LWR-UAM-11 BENCHMARK wORKSHOP (March 2017)

The OECD/NEA UAM-LWR Benchmark is an international high-visibility benchmark for uncertainty analysis in best-estimate coupled code calculations for design, operation, and safety analysis of LWRs. The benchmark activities are coordinated by the NCSU faculty: Dr. Maria Avramova and Dr. Kostadin Ivanov in cooperation with Dr. Eric Royer from CEA, France.

 

2016

OECD/NEA C5G7-TD-2 bENCHMARK WORKSHOP (march 2016)

The OECD/NEA C5G7-TD Benchmark is an international Time-Dependent Neutron Transport Benchmark without Spatial Homogenization benchmark – C5G7-TD. The benchmarka ctvities are coordinated by the NCSU faculty: Dr. Jason Hou and Dr. Kostadin Ivanov in cooperation with Dr. Victor Boyarinov, from National Research Center  “Kurchatov Institute”, Russia.