NuMat2016

Plenary Speakers and Invited Talks

Track 1 - Thermodynamics and Thermal Properties  of Nuclear Fuels

  • Masato Kato, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Thermal properties and defect chemistry in  nonstoichiometric (U,Pu)O2 Mark Asta, UC Berkeley, USA
    Invited talk: Energetics of Trivalent   Substitutional Elements Actinide Dioxides: Combined Computational and   Experimental Investigations Anna Smith, University Delft, The  Netherlands
    Invited Talk: The  peculiar chemistry of the nuclear fuel-sodium coolant interaction

Track 2 - Structural and Functional Materials  for Fission and Fusion reactors

  • Jérôme Garnier, CEA, Nuclear Energy Division, France
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Materials  for the Material Testing Jules Horowitz Reactor Djamel Kaoumi, University of South Carolina, USA
    Invited Talk: Effect  of Ion-Irradiation Induced Defects on Dislocation Dynamics in Ni-based Alloy  Using In-Situ TEM Zhongwen Yao, Queen’s University, Canada
    Invited talk: Radiation induced damage in Ni based superalloy X-750 from fast and thermal neurtons

Track 3 – Modelling and Simulation of Nuclear  Fuels

  • Michael Tonks, Idaho National Laboratory, USA
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Modelling Reactor Fuel Material Behavior Based  on Microstructure Rather Than Burn-Up Paul van Uffelen, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre – JRC, Directorate G – Nuclear Safety & Security, Germany
    Invited Talk: The way forward for fuel  performance modelling - an overview of options Carole Valot, CEA, France
    Invited Talk: Simulation  of fuel behaviour under irradiation: basic research in support of the PLEIADES  fuel performance codes

Track 4 – Modelling and Simulation of  Structural Materials

  • Sergei Dudarev, Culham Centre for Fusion Energy, UK
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Integrated models for fusion reactor materials Maylise Nastar, CEA,  France
    Invited Talk: Self-consistent  mean field diffusion theory applied to the modeling of Fe-based alloys under irradiation Alfredo Caro, LANL, USA
    Invited Talk: New  perspectives for non-adiabatic ion-electron interactions as unveiled by time  dependent density functional theory

Track 5 - Behavior of Materials during Severe  Accidents and Accident Tolerant Fuels

  • Kurt Terrani, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA
    Plenary Speaker Talk: The underlying philosophy and the progress towards development of  accident tolerant fuels for LWRs Christophe Journeau, CEA, France
    Invited Talk: Challenges  and Outcomes from prototypic corium experiments within the European SAFEST  consortium Fumi Nagase, JAEA, Japan
    Invited Talk: Progress  of R&D and remaining subjects on materials degradation in severe accidents

Track 6 - Radiation Damage Processes in  Materials and Complex Microstructures

  • Norito Ishikawa, Japan Atomic Energy Agency, Japan
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Material Modification and Nanostructuring by  Swift Heavy Ions Gaël Sattonnay, CSNSM,  University Paris Sud, France
    Invited Talk: Phase  transformation Induced by Irradiation in Complex Oxides Jie Lian, Rensselaer Polytechnic  Institute, USA
    Invited Talk: Nanostructured  Materials- Radiation Interaction and Fuel Performance Modeling

Track 7 – Characterization of Irradiated  Materials and Nuclear Fuels

  • Sven Van de Berghe, SCK*CEN, Belgium Nuclear Research Centre,  Belgium
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Research Reactor fuel R&D in Europe: 15  years of UMo dispersion fuel development Ho Jin Ryu, Korea Advanced Institute of  Science and Technology, Korea
    Invited Talk:  Microstructure and fuel performance analysis of U-Mo dispersion fuel irradiated  at HANARO Vincenzo Rondinella, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre – JRC, Directorate G – Nuclear Safety & Security, Germany
    Invited Talk: Irradiated  fuel characterization and testing for in- and out of reactor safety  applications

Track 8 – Materials for the Nuclear Fuel Cycle

  • Christophe Jégou, CEA, Nuclear Energy Division, France
    Plenary Speaker Talk: Spent nuclear fuel corrosion processes under long term interim storage and waste disposal conditions Seiichiro Mitsui, JAEA, Japan
    Invited Talk: Japan's efforts to develop performance assessment models for waste glass corrosion Pavel Soucek, European Commission, DG Joint Research Centre – JRC, Directorate G – Nuclear Safety & Security, Germany
    Invited Talk: Molten  salt electrochemistry for pyro processing of oxide fuel JNM Award Winner Bruce Pint, Materials Science and Technology Division, Corrosion Science and Technology, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA

Introduction

  • Frank Carré, Scientific Director, Nuclear Energy Division, French Atomic Energy Commission