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Idaho Falls, ID|Snake River Event Center
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DOE makes efforts to develop an inclusive STEM workforce
More than 300 employees from the Department of Energy's Office of Environmental Management (EM) have recently retired, resulting in a large amount of job vacancies across the cleanup program, according to the DOE.
EM’s Workforce Management Office is implementing recruitment efforts to fill the vacancies with college graduates, early career professionals, mid-career candidates, and seasoned veterans.
According to the DOE, "The open positions offer opportunities across many different disciplines, including engineering, science, business, management, safety and information technology."
Nuclear Criticality Safety Division Topical Meeting (NCSD 2022)
Tuesday, June 14, 2022|10:15AM–12:00PM PDT|Laguna A
William J. Marshall (ORNL)
Jennifer L. Alwin
Theresa E. Cutler
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Expansion of the ORNL VALID Library
W.J. Marshall (ORNL), M.N. Dupont (ORNL), T.M. Greene (ORNL), A. Lang (ORNL), A.M. Shaw (ORNL), J.B. Clarity (PNNL), E.M. Saylor (ORNL)
A Comparison of Sensitivity/Uncertainty-Based Upper Subcritical Limit Estimates
Christopher M. Perfetti (Univ. New Mexico), Robert D. Busch (Univ. New Mexico), Forrest B. Brown (Univ. New Mexico), Shawn J. Henderson (Sandia), John A. Miller (Sandia)
Sensitivity/Uncertainty Comparison Study Involving IRSN, LANL, and ORNL Tools to Support Validation
Jennifer Alwin (LANL), Robert Little (LANL), Robbie Macquigg (LANL), Michael Rising (LANL), Nicolas Leclaire (IRSN), Frederic Fernex (IRSN), Luiz Leal (IRSN), Ellen Saylor (ORNL), Justin Clarity (ORNL), B.J. Marshall (ORNL), Kristina Spencer (INL)
A New IRSN Tool for Nuclear Data Bias Assessment: MACSENS V3.0 GLLSM Module
Frederic Fernex (IRSN)
Presented by Nicolas Leclaire (IRSN)
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