2018 CVT Workshop Agenda

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10/30 – Welcome Dinner
1830 Welcome Dinner Graduate Ann Arbor
  Verification as a National Security Research Imperative Dr. Doug Shaw, Nuclear Threat Initiative
Bio
   
10/31 – Day 1
Michigan League Ballroom, 2nd floor (map)
830 Registration, Concourse
Breakfast and Poster Setup, Ballroom
Poster set-up, Michigan and Vandenberg (2nd floor)
900 Welcome & Logistics Prof. Sara Pozzi, CVT Director, Univ. of Michigan
905 DNN Mission needs Dr. Victoria Franques, Sr. Program Manager, NNSA/DNN R&D
925 Developing Technology for International Verification Regimes Mr. Randy Bell, Chief Scientist Advisor, NNSA/DNN R&D
945 CVT Year 4 Accomplishments Prof. Sara Pozzi, CVT Director, Univ. of Michigan
1005 Correlations in the Spontaneous Fission of Cf252 Stefano Marin, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1025 Frequency domain multiplexing of pulse mode radiation detectors by convolution/deconvolution Mudit Mishra, CVT Student, North Carolina State Univ.
1045 BREAK – 20 mins
1105 Standoff Detection of Uranium Using Ultrafast Laser Filament-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy Lauren Finney, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1125 CVT Launching Careers: Global Security Systems Analyst Dr. Meghan McGarry, Lawrence Livermore National Lab
1145 Idaho National Lab Dr. David Chichester
1148 Lawrence Livermore National Lab Dr. Stephan Friedrich
1151 Oak Ridge National Lab Dr. Jeffrey Johnson
1154 Sandia National Lab Dr. Peter Marleau
1157 Los Alamos National Lab Dr. James Miller
1200 Lawrence Berkeley National Lab Dr. John Valentine
1203 Pacific Northwest National Lab Dr. Allen Seifert
1210 General Luncheon, Ballroom
Student / Nat’l Lab Luncheon, Hussey (2nd floor)
1330 Qualitative Measurement of Spatial Shielding Isotopics via Compton Imaging Neutron-Induced Gamma Rays using 3-D CdZnTe Detectors David Goodman, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1350 Ultrafast Laser Filament-induced Fluorescence Spectroscopy of Uranyl Fluoride Patrick Skrodzki, CVT Student, Univ of Michigan
1410 Fast-Neutron Time-Correlation Analysis for Nuclear Safeguards Applications Michael Hua, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1430 Verification and Validation of Atmospheric Transport Models with the UF Training Reactor Gabriel Sandler, CVT Student, Univ. of Florida
1450 CVT Launching Careers: A Wider World Dr. Eric Becker, Pacific Northwest National Lab
1510 BREAK – 20 mins
1530 Deep Autoencoders for Semisupervised Object Detection Gregory Spell, CVT Student, Duke Univ.
1550 GROUP PHOTO, Hussey
1600 POSTER SESSION RECEPTION, Michigan & Vandenberg (2nd floor)
Odd numbered posters, 1600 – 1700
Even numbered posters, 1700 – 1800
1800 ADJOURN, DAY 1 
 
11/01 – Day 2
Michigan League Ballroom
830 Breakfast 
900 Anomaly Detection in the Monitoring of Nuclear Facilities Elizabeth Hou, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
920 Further Advances in Modern Radioxenon Detector Design   Steven Czyz, CVT Student, Oregon State Univ.
940 Stilbene Cell for Radioxenon Detection Ciara Sivels, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1000  Infrasound and low-frequency acoustic emissions from nuclear facilities recorded with smartphones  Karina Asmar, CVT Student, Univ. Hawaii
1020 CVT Launching Careers Prof. Kyle Hartig, Univ. of Florida
1040 BREAK – 20 mins
1100 Technology Transfer Panel (40 mins) Prof. Zhong He, Univ. of Michigan
Prof. Abi Farsoni, Oregon State Univ.
Prof. Milton Garces, Univ. of Hawaii
Prof. John Mattingly, North Carolina State Univ.
1140 Vertical Force Scaling in Seismic Source Models of Underground Nuclear Explosions Michael Howe, CVT Student, Columbia Univ.
1200 LUNCH, Ballroom
1300 Radionuclide monitoring through atmospheric transport modeling Matthew Krupcale, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1320 Multi-Informatics for Nuclear Operations Scenarios Aditi Rajadhyaksha, CVT Undergrad Student, Univ. of Michigan
1340 CVT Launching Careers Dr. Mark Walker, National Nuclear Security Administration
1400 Absolute nuclear resonance fluorescence experiments for physics and security Jayson Vavrek, CVT Student, MIT
1420 Preliminary Results from MATADOR: A Dual-Particle, Adaptive, Time-Encoded Imaging System Niral Shah, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
1440 A new spin on bubble counting in superheated emulsion detectors Michael Hepler, CVT Student, Princeton Univ.
1500 Closing Comments Prof. Sara Pozzi, CVT Director, Univ. of Michigan
Dr. Victoria Franques, Sr. Program Manager, NNSA/DNN R&D
1510 TAKE DOWN POSTERS   
LAB TOURS: Tour participants may leave belongings in the Michigan room during the tour. The room will be monitored and locked during the tour.
1520 Departing  UM North Campus 
1530 Lab Tours: details provided once available
1720 Return to League to pick up luggage/belongings
   
1730 ADJOURN, Day 2 
POSTERS
Poster # Title Presenter
1 Simulation of concept for compact single volume neutron scatter camera with simplified readout Taylor Harvey, CVT Student, Univ. of Florida
2 Enabling Multi-Informatics for Nuclear Operation Scenarios via a Scalable and Data Agnostic Framework Anthony Christe (presented by Karina Asmar), CVT Student, Univ. of Hawaii
3 A Machine Learning Approach to Identifying Shielded Radioisotopes in Gamma-Ray Spectra Mark Kamuda, CVT Student, Univ. of Illinois
4 Deep Neural Network for Spectrum Unfolding Haonan Zhu, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
5 Imaging Special Nuclear Material using a Hand-Held Dual Particle Imager William Steinberger, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
6 Fast Neutron Detection in High-Photon Fields using Organic Scintillators Christopher Meert, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
7 Readout Electronics of a Handheld Dual Particle Imager Nathan Giha, CVT Undergrad Student, Univ. of Michigan
8 Neutron Resonance Transmission Tomography for Zero Knowledge Warhead Verification Ezra M Engel, CVT Student, MIT
9 Exploiting the anisotropic scintillation response of stilbene for directional neutron source information Robert Weldon, CVT Student, North Carolina State Univ.
10 Optically Segmented Neutron Scatter Camera Simulation Results Kyle Weinfurther, CVT Student, North Carolina State Univ.
11 Simulation of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle For International Safeguards Katie Mummah, CVT Student, Univ. of Wisconsin
12 Country scale diversion signatures Baptiste Mouginot (Presented by Prof. Paul Wilson), CVT Student, Univ. of Wisconsin
13 Summary of Past Experiments with the Fast-Neutron Multiplicity Counter Tony Shin, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
14 Application of Helium-4 Fast Neutron Scintillation Detectors to Nuclear Materials and Radiation Detection Yinong Liang, CVT Student, Univ. of Florida
15 Aftershocks of the September 3, 2017, Nuclear Test Explosion in North Korea Prof. Paul Richards, Columbia Univ.
16 Multimodal Data Fusion in Beta-binomial Models for Verification Prof. John Fisher, MIT
17 Optical detection of deuterium in heavy water: towards remote detection of tritium Dr. Milos Burger, CVT Postdoc, Univ. of Michigan
18 Simulation of Temporal Dosimetry Methods using LiF: Mg, Ti as a Chain-of-Custody Detector Jack Thiesen, CVT Undergrad Student, Univ. of Michigan
19 Thermoluminescent dosimeter time temperature profiles optimized for temporal dosimetry John Kuchta, CVT Undergrad Student, Univ. of Michigan
20 Design of an Optically Stimulated Luminescent Dosimeter (OSLD) Reader for Temporal Dosimetry Sara Abraham, CVT Undergrad Student, Univ. of Michigan
21 Applications of Principal Component Analysis for Energy Reconstruction in Position-Sensitive Semiconductor Detectors Bennett Williams, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
22 Preliminary results from a Stilbene- CdZnTe based radioxenon detection system Harish Gadey, CVT Student, Oregon State Univ.
23 Gamma-ray Spectroscopy and Imaging Using Pixelated CdZnTe Daniel Shy, CVT Student, Univ. of Michigan
24 Information Security of an NRF-Based Method for Warhead Verification Ethan Klein, CVT Student, MIT