Event Agenda

2024 NSUF Users Organization Annual Meeting

2024 Nuclear Science User Facilities Users Organization meeting will be held in Orlando, Florida.

03/07/2024 9:00 AM - 4:45 PM
The Plaza International Ballroom D at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Resort in Orlando, Florida.

Please join us for the 2024 Nuclear Science User Facilities Users Organization meeting, which will be held in association with the Minerals, Metals and Materials Society (TMS) 2024 Annual Meeting and Exhibition on Thursday, March 7 at the Hyatt Regency Orlando in Orlando, Florida.

Please join us for a day of meaningful discussion and knowledge-sharing, and help shape the future of the NSUF Users Organization.

Registration is required to attend.


Thursday, March 07

9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Opening Remarks & Program Overviews
Welcome and Introduction, Maria Okuniewski (Chair Users’ Organization, Purdue University); DOE Perspectives of the NSUF, Chris Barr (Program Manager, NSUF, DOE-NE), State of the NSUF, Brenden Heidrich (Director, NSUF, Idaho National Laboratory); Scientific Program Overview, Keith Jewell & Rongjie Song (Chief Scientists, NSUF, Idaho National Laboratory)
10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Break & Student Poster Viewing
10:45 AM - 11:30 AM
New Developments within NSUF Resources
Upcoming Changes to the CINR, Lindy Bean (Idaho National Laboratory); A Preview to Super RTEs, Anna Podgorney (Idaho National Laboratory), Nuclear Fuels and Materials Library, Kelly Cunningham (Idaho National Laboratory), & the Nuclear Research Database System, Bradlee Rothwell (Idaho National Laboratory)
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Working Lunch Presentation; NSUF Users Organization Meeting; Poster Presentations
Stephen Taller (Vice Chair Users’ Organization, Oak Ridge National Laboratory) and Maria Okuniewski (Chair Users’ Organization, Purdue University) - Changes to the NSUF Users’ Organization Charter and Upcoming Activities
12:30 PM - 12:45 PM
NSUF Users Organization Voting & Discussion
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Poster Presentations
1:15 PM - 2:00 PM
New NSUF Facilities
Activated Materials Laboratory at the Upgraded Advanced Photon Source, Meimei Li (Argonne National Laboratory); Penn State Radiation Science and Engineering Center Update, Kenan Unlu (Pennsylvania State University); Bill Charlton (University of Texas at Austin)
2:00 PM - 2:50 PM
Accelerating Materials and Fuels Qualification
Accelerated Materials Qualification, Meimei Li (Argonne National Laboratory); Materials Qualification Through the NSUF: Case Study on PM-HIP Structural Alloys, Janelle Wharry (Purdue University); Overview of the Accelerated Fuel Qualification initiative, Denise Adorno Lopes (Oak Ridge National Laboratory)
2:50 PM - 3:05 PM
Break & Poster Viewing
3:05 PM - 3:40 PM
Thermophysical Properties
Overview of Thermophysical Properties Measurements, Marat Khafizov (Ohio State University); In-core Sensor Advances through NSUF Access, Josh Daw (Idaho National Laboratory)
3:40 PM - 4:30 PM
In-situ Irradiation, Characterization, Mechanical Testing, & Corrosion
Tool Development to Elucidate Mechanisms in Complex Environments, Khalid Hattar (University of Tennessee); Radiation Damage in Fe and Cr Oxides Multilayers through In Situ Irradiation, Djamel Kaoumi (North Carolina State University); Accelerated Irradiation Creep Testing of Structural Materials for Advanced Reactors, Charlie Hirst (University of Michigan)
4:30 PM - 4:45 PM
Closing Remarks