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NNSA releases contractor performance evaluations
The National Nuclear Security Administration last week released performance evaluation summaries on the effectiveness of its management and operating (M&O) contractors in meeting the agency’s expectations during fiscal year 2020.
The summaries feature assessment “scorecards,” as well as links to M&O contractor performance evaluation and measurement plans. Also included are specific contractor accomplishments, plus issues requiring attention.
Technical Session|Sponsored by MCD
Tuesday, November 17, 2020|3:50–5:30PM (4:50–6:30PM EST)
Robert E. Grove
Steven P. Hamilton
Brian C. Kiedrowski
Ashley Jiminian (American Nuclear Society)
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Efficient implementation of 3D Multi-group Neutron Diffusion with Multi-Level CMFD acceleration
Shunjiang Tao (Purdue University), Yunlin Xu (Purdue University)
Particle Tracking Optimization for Boolean Solids in JCOGIN
Xin Wang (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics), Wei Wang (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics), Baoyin Zhang (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics), Li Deng (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics), Peng Liu (Institute of Applied Physics and Computational Mathematics)
Monte Carlo Acceleration Techniques Applied in Well Logging Radiation Detection
Qiong Zhang (University of Electronic Science and Technology of China), Yulian Li (UESTC)
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