DOE NNSA SSGF Annual Program Review Presentations

Monday, June 27 - Thursday, June 30
Red Rock Resort, Las Vegas, Nevada

Tuesday, June 28
John Edwards ICF Program Director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory "In Pursuit of Ignition at the NIF – Progress and Challenges"
Mareena (Robinson) Snowden Massachusetts Institute of Technology "The Initialization Problem: A Study of Passive Neutron-induced High-energy Gamma Warhead Signatures for Nuclear Dismantlement Verification" (not released)
J. Scott Moreland Duke University "Determining Quark-Gluon Plasma Initial Condition and Transport Properties With Quantitative Uncertainty"
Sabrina Strauss University of Notre Dame "Beta-Delayed Neutron Emission Using the Beta Paul Trap"
Christopher Young Stanford University "Tracking Plasma Dynamics With Time-resolved Laser Diagnostics"
(DISTRIBUTION A: Approved for public release; distribution unlimited. AFTC/PA Clearance No. 16204)
Hong Sio Massachusetts Institute of Technology "Time-resolved Nuclear Diagnostics for Probing Implosion Dynamics and Kinetic & Multi-ion Effects on OMEGA and the NIF"
Wednesday, June 29
Charles W. Nakhleh Division Leader, Theoretical Design (XTD), Los Alamos National Laboratory “The Challenges and Rewards of Stockpile Stewardship”
Samantha Lawrence Post-doctoral Appointee, Hydrogen & Materials Science Department, Sandia National Laboratories; DOE NNSA SSGF Alumna “Postdoc Experiences from an Alumni Perspective”
Richard Kraus Research Scientist, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; DOE NNSA SSGF Alumnus “Postdoc Experiences from an Alumni Perspective”
Jeffrey Hittinger Moderator — Group Leader, Scientific Computing, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory “Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Laboratory Post-Doctoral Positions”