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June 16–19, 2024
Las Vegas, NV|Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino
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Japanese gangster charged with trafficking nuclear materials
U.S. officials have brought charges of nuclear materials trafficking against a Japanese gangster who has been in federal custody since 2022.
In a case filled with international espionage, along with alleged weapons and drug trafficking, Takeshi Ebisawa has been charged with attempting to sell uranium and weapons-grade plutonium. The 60-year-old Japanese national—who is believed to be a leading figure in the Yakuza, the Japanese organized crime syndicate—faces a long list of federal charges that carry sentence of life in prison.
18th International Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Analysis (PSA 2023)
Technical Session|Modeling, Analysis, and Methods (Advanced Methods and Tools)
Tuesday, July 18, 2023|10:00–11:45AM EDT|300C
Curtis L. Smith
Valentin Rychkov (EDF)
Askin Guler Yigitoglu (ORNL)
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Precision >> Accuracy: Are Probabilistic Risk Assessment Models Becoming Less Useful as They Become More Precise?
John E. Weglian (EPRI), Wesley A. Brinsfield (Jensen Hughes)
Method of Developing a SCRAM Parallel Engine for Efficient Quantification of Probabilistic Risk Assessment Models
Egemen M. Aras (NCSU), Asmaa S. Farag (NCSU), Arjun Earthperson (NCSU), Mihai A. Diaconeasa (NCSU)
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Leveraging Advanced Visualization Capabilities for Improved Risk Communication and Decision-Making Using Probabilistic Risk Assessment Models
Mark Wishart (EPRI), Andrew Miller (Jensen Hughes), Fernando Ferrante (EPRI)
Model Exchange Methodology Between Probabilistic Risk Assessment Tools: SAPHIRE and CAFTA Case Study
Mostafa Hamza (NCSU), Alp Tezbasaran (NCSU), Egemen Aras (NCSU), Asmaa S. Farag (NCSU), Mihai A. Diaconeasa (NCSU)
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