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BNRC Summer School 2010

Berkeley Nuclear Research Center in collaboration with the University of Tokyo

organized

The 2th International Summer School

Physics and Design of Small and Medium Reactors (SMRs)

June 16 - 19, 2010, in Berkeley, CA

with

Student and Young Professionals SMRs Poster Competition

Thursday, June 17, 2010, Berkeley, CA


Download full 2nd International Summer School Agenda here. The Agenda of the 4th Asia Pacific Forum on SMRs can be found here.

The Student and Young Professionals SMRs Poster Competition Results can be found here.

Click on movie_play  for video recording of the presentations.


WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010

WOZNIAK LOUNGE, SODA HALL, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY 

SUMMER SCHOOL: PHYSICS OF ADVANCED NUCLEAR REACTORS 

09:00 AM – 09:30 AM 

Introduction to the 2nd International Summer School: General Orientation and Program

Dr. Jasmina Vujic, UCB 

09:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Review of the Fundamentals in Nuclear Reactor Design, presentation, video movie_play

Prof. Ehud Greenspan, UCB 

10:30 AM – 11:30 PM

Nuclear Power: Review of the Current Situation in the World, presentation, video movie_play

Prof. Jasmina Vujic, UCB 

11:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Social Decision-making and the 'Small' Technologies: Lessons from the Case of Wind Turbine Technology, presentation, video movie_play

Dr. Kohta Juraku, The University of Tokyo, Japan 

12:30 PM – 01:30 PM 

Lunch

 

01:30 AM – 02:30 PM

Physics of Travelling Wave Reactor, presentation, video movie_play

Prof. Ehud Greenspan, UCB 

02:30 AM – 03:30 PM

Understanding the reactivity response of your system: theory and examples, presentation, video movie_play

Dr. Francesco Ganda, UCB 

03:30 PM – 04:30 PM

Seismic Safety of Nuclear Power Plants, presentation, video movie_play

Prof. Boza Stojadinovic UCB 

04:30 PM – 05:30 PM

Tour of the UC Berkeley Campus 

06:00 PM

Dinner


THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010

WOZNIAK LOUNGE, SODA HALL, UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT BERKELEY 

SUMMER SCHOOL: PHYSICS OF ADVANCED NUCLEAR REACTORS 

08:30 AM – 09:00 AM 

Advanced Monte Carlo Methods in Reactor Analysis: MCNP and examples, presentation

Dr. Massimiliano Fratoni, LLNL 

09:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Physics of Hybrid Fission-Fusion Reactors, presentation

Dr. Massimiliano Fratoni, LLNL 

Student and Young Professionals Poster Competition (PART I)

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM 

Small and Medium Size Reactors Poster Competition: Student Presentations

Competing Student Teams 

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM 

Lunch for Students

01:00 PM – 05:00 PM 

Visit to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory and tour of the National Ignition Facility (Board a bus at 12:30 PM for the tour of NIF at LLNL - Le Roy Ave, between Hearst Ave and Ridge Road, East side of Soda Hall)

06:00 PM – 09:00 PM 

Reception (UCB Faculty Club, Seaborg Room) 

Student AND Young Professionals Poster Competition (PART II – POSTER Exhibition) 

07:00 PM – 08:00 PM 

Introduction: Dr. David McCallen, LLNL 

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Ed Moses, LLNL, “The NATIONAL Ignition FACILITY: THE FUTIRE FOR FUSION ENERGY”   

The Agenda of the 4th Asia Pacific Forum on SMRs can be found here
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