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Short presentations of recent results will be followed by discussions of the sessions’ subject. All the presentations will be loaded on a CD and distributed to participants. Refreshments will be provided both days during coffee breaks; lunch will be provided on November 21 only. The registration fee is $50 (register online).

Organizing Committee
M. Stan (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
K. Chidester (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
K. McClellan (Los Alamos National Laboratory)
J. S. Tulenko (University of Florida)
R. W. Grimes (Imperial College, UK)

Sessions (Agenda as a pdf)
Thursday, November 20

Session A: Fuel Codes (Room POYDRAS A)
1:00 p.m. K. Pasamehmetoglu (LANL, USA) Advanced Fuel Cycle Initiative Requirements for Modeling and Fuel Codes

1:30 p.m.
D. D. Lanning, C. E. Beyer, and K. J. Geelhood [PNNL, USA] Review of FRAPCON and FRAPTRAN Fuel Performance Codes

1:50 p.m.
P. Van Uffelen (ITU, Germany) The TRANSURANUS Fuel Performance Code: Present Status and Future Developments

2:10 p.m.
Author to be announced (CEA, France) PLEIADES; An Integrated Fuel Code

2:30 p.m.
D. Petti, G. K. Miller, J. T. Maki, T. Dolan, and D. Knudson (INEEL, USA) Coated Particle Fuel Modeling Using the PARFUME Code

2:50 p.m.

3:10 p.m.
F. C. Klaassen* , M.J. den Exter*, R.P.C. Schram*, K. Bakker*, R. Conrad** (*EC, NRG, The Netherlands, **EC, JRC, IE, The Neatherlands) Boron Implantation to Study Minor Actinide Transmutation (BISMAT): A Quick Tool to Assess Alpha Decay Damage in Inert Matrices

3:30 p.m.
S. L. Hayes and M. K. Meyer (ANL, USA) Fuel Performance Modeling for Metallic and Dispersion Actinide Transmutation Fuels

3:50 p.m.
V. Sobolev, S. Lemehov, Th. Aoust, and H. Aït Abderrahim (SCK·CEN, BNRC, Belgium) Modelling Behaviour of Prototypic (Am,Pu)O2 Targets with ZrO2 and ThO2 Matrices in a Small Experimental ADS MYRRHA

4:10 p.m.
J. S. Choi (LLNL, USA) Computational Evaluation of Nitride-Based Fuel Performance

4:30 p.m. Discussion on Fuel Codes

5:00 p.m. End of session.

Friday, November 21
Session B: Modeling and Simulations (Room POYDRAS A)

8:00 a.m. K. Minato (JAERI, Japan) A Review of the Modeling and Simulations for Nuclear Fuels at JAERI

8:30 a.m. S. P. Rudin, J. M. Wills, and A. Niklasson (LANL, USA) Elastic and Thermodynamic Properties of Transition-Metal and Actinide Nitride Compounds

8:50 a.m. C. R. Stanek*, M. R. Bradford**, and R. W. Grimes*** (*LANL, USA, **BRG, UK, ***Imperial College, UK) Segregation of Fission Products to Surfaces of UO2

9:10 a.m. D. Price (AWE, UK) Molecular Modelling Studies of Transport Phenomena in UO2

9:30 a.m.
J. Wallenius (KTH, Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden) In-and out of Pile Modelling of Cr Precipitation in Fe-Cr Alloys

9:50 a.m.

10:10 a.m.
B. P. Uberuaga*, R. J. Smith**, K. E. Sickafus*, A. R. Cleave***, R. W. Grimes***, and A. F. Voter* (*LANL, USA, **Univ. of Loughborough, UK, ***Imperial College, UK) Molecular Dynamics, Molecular Statics, and Temperature Accelerated Dynamics Study of Radiation Damage Events and Subsequent Annealing in MgO

10:30 a.m.
R. C. Martin (ORNL, USA) Nuclear Fuels at ORNL

10:50 a.m.
M. Stan, P. Cristea, and T. C. Wallace (LANL, USA) Phase Stability and Diffusion in Actinide Based Ceramics and Surrogate Materials

11:10 a.m.
J. Rashid (ANATECH) Nuclear Fuels Modeling with FALCON

11:30 a.m.
Discussion on Modeling and Simulations

12:00 p.m.

Session C: The Impact of Modeling, Simulations, and Fuel Codes on Nuclear Fuels Development (Room POYDRAS A)

1:00 p.m. Brief (5-10 min) presentations, plenary discussion, and summary of the workshop.

3:00 p.m.
End of Workshop

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