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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 NCSD
Thursday, November 19, 2020|11:15AM–1:00PM (12:15–2:00PM EST)
Kathy Murdoch (American Nuclear Society)
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Calculated Influence of a Niobium Reflector in Plutonium Systems
Tracy E. Stover (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC)
Preparation for Electrolytic Dissolution at H-Canyon
Joshua Butler (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions), Tracy E. Stover (Savannah River Nuclear Solutions, LLC)
Molecular Dynamics and Thermal Scattering Law Analysis of Liquid Hydrogen Fluoride
Tanvir Ahmed (North Carolina State University), Cole A. Manring (North Carolina State University), Ayman I. Hawari (North Carolina State University)
Impact of the Graphite Thermal Scattering Law on Criticality Calculations
Nina C. Sorrell (North Carolina State University), Cole A. Manring (North Carolina State University), Ayman I. Hawari (North Carolina State University)
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