DOE NNSA SSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Thursday, July 26 – Friday, July 27
Crystal Gateway Marriott Hotel, Arlington, VA

Thursday, July 26
Ralph Schneider Director, Office of Defense Science, National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy Welcome
Session I
Victor Reis Senior Advisor, Office of Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy “Sputnik, Climate, Fukushima and Small Modular Reactors: Innovation and Planning to ‘Change the Game’”
Session II
Jordan McDonnell University of Tennessee, Knoxville “Microscopic Theory of Fission at Finite Temperature”
Paul Davis University of California, Berkeley “Investigating Warm Dense Matter with X-ray Scattering”
Session III
J. Bradley Beck National Security Office Program Manager, Los Alamos National Laboratory “Stockpile Stewardship Challenges: Los Alamos National Laboratory Highlights” (Not Released)
Friday, July 27
Session IV
Kimberly Budil N Program Manager, Global Security Principal Directorate, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory “National Security ST&E at LLNL”
Patrick O'Malley Rutgers University “Nuclear Physics Reactions of Astrophysical Importance”
Session V
Ray Leeper Manager, Diagnostics and Target Physics Department, Sandia National Laboratories – New Mexico “High Energy Density Physics Research at Sandia National Laboratories”
Richard Kraus Harvard University “From Janus to Z to the Moon and Mercury: Laboratory Shock and Release Experiments to Study Giant Planetary Collisions” (Not Released)