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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 NNPD|Cosponsored by IRD
Wednesday, November 18, 2020|11:00AM–1:10PM (12:00–2:10PM EST)
John Fabian (American Nuclear Society)
The purpose of this session is to provide a forum for timely presentation of general issues in the area of nuclear nonproliferation policy that are not covered in other session topics.
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Statistical Errors in Doubles Count Rates with 252Cf and AmLi Active Interrogation Sources on Fresh MTR Research Reactor Fuel
Jay P. Joshi (University of Texas-Austin), Shoaib Usman (Missouri S&T), William S. Charlton (University of Texas-Austin), Babatunde J. Adigun (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Martyn T. Swinhoe (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Howard O. Menlove (Los Alamos National Laboratory), Alexis C. Trahan (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
Neutron Background Measurements in an Urban Environment
Eric R. Reddick (U. S. Naval Academy), Marshall Millett (United States Naval Academy), John Burkhardt (United States Naval Academy)
Neutron Activation Analysis and Material Characterization of Modern Urban Materials
Jyothierkumar Nimmagadda (University of Florida), James E. Baciak (University of Florida), Michele V. Manuel (University of Florida), Juan C. Nino (University of Florida), Mustafa H. Siddiqi (University of Florida), Mariia Stozhkova (University of Florida), Marcus Benjamin (University of Florida), Daniel Ospina (University of Florida), Shangradhanva E. Vasith (University of Florida), Justin G. Phelps (University of Florida)
Characterizing SNM by Applying Particle Swarm Optimization to Temporal Spectroscopy
Steven R. Reese (Oregon State University), Abi Farsoni (Oregon State University), Mitch Mannino (Oregon State University)
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