INGSM Agenda Final (Click for pdf version)

INGSM – 21

Conference Schedule

Day 1: September 27

Session Chair: Jacob Eapen

Monday Speaker Title Country
 

8:00–8:20AM EDT

 

Jacob Eapen

Kostadin Ivanov

Will Windes

 

Opening remarks

Welcome address

Overview of INGSM

 

 

United States

United States

United States

 

 

8:20–8:50AM EDT

 

Derek Tsang

 

 

Nuclear graphite research for molten salt reactor in China

 

 

 

China

 

 

8:50–9:20AM EDT

 

 

Jim Reed

 

 

 

AGR to SMR by 2030: How the experience of the operator of graphite reactors supports that ambition

 

 

United Kingdom

 

 

9:20–9:50AM EDT

 

 

Abbie Jones

 

 

 

AGR to AMR by 2030: UK Fundamental research and innovation to support capabilities.

 

 

United Kingdom

 

9:50–10:10AM EDT

 

Lifetime Recognition Award to Tim Burchell

Presented by Will Windes

 

10:10–10:30AM Break
 

 

10:30–11:00AM EDT

 

 

Will Windes

 

 

 

 

Overview of US DOE GCR graphite activities

 

 

United States

 

 

11:00–11:30AM EDT

 

 

Nidia Gallego

 

 

 

 

Overview of US DOE MSR graphite activities

 

 

United States

NC State Web Host: Sherry Bailey

 

Day 2: September 28

Session Chair: Nidia Gallego

Tuesday Speaker Title Country
 

8:00–8:20AM EDT

 

Se-Hwan Chi

 

 

Comparison of the effects of irradiation on iso-molded, fine grain nuclear graphites

 

Republic of Korea

 

8:20–8:40AM EDT

 

Zhiyang Wang

 

Impact of pre-existing crystal lattice defects on the irradiation-induced damage of a C/C composite

 

Australia

 

8:40–9:00AM EDT

 

Iyad Al-Qasir

 

 

Irradiation induced phonon variations in nuclear graphite

 

United Arab Emirates

 

9:00–9:20AM EDT

 

 

Chichi Li

 

 

Project Blackstone: The EDF energy AGR graphite irradiation programme

 

Netherlands

 

9:20–9:40AM EDT

Heleen

Uitslag-Doolaard

 

GAIA: Graphite qualification irradiation for the IMSR

 

Netherlands

 

 

9:40–10:00AM EDT

 

Anthony Wickham

 

Reflections on the movement of carbon atoms in irradiated nuclear graphite

 

United Kingdom

 

10:00–10:20AM

 

Break

 

 

10:20–10:40AM EDT

 

Athanasia

Tzelepi

 

Radiological characterisation of graphite components in advanced gas-cooled reactors

 

United Kingdom

 

10:40–11:00AM EDT

 

Eric Jiang

 

 

In situ high temperature loading of irradiated PGA graphite studied by neutron diffraction and DIC

 

United Kingdom

 

11:00–11:20AM EDT

 

Dong Liu

 

Fracture toughness measurement in two fine-grain graphite at 1100°C with real-time 3D imaging

 

United Kingdom

 

11:20–11:40AM EDT

David

Arregui-Mena

 

Neutron induced changes in properties and microstructure of glassy carbon

 

 

United States

 

11:40AM–12:00PM EDT

 

Makuteswara

Srinivasan

 

Perspective on irradiation dimensional change of graphites

 

 

United States

NC State Web Host: Sherry Bailey

 

Day 3: September 29 

Session Chair: Anne Campbell

Wednesday Speaker Title Country
 

8:00–8:20AM EDT

 

Ke Shen

The importance of optical texture in the understanding of nuclear graphite microstructure  

China

 

8:20-8:40AM EDT

 

Ke Shen

 

Thermal and gas purification of natural graphite for nuclear applications

 

China

 

8:40–9:00AM EDT

 

Mathieu Rasson

 

Feasibility study of irradiated nuclear graphite transmutation

 

France

 

9:00–9:20AM EDT

 

Eric Jiang

 

 

Multiple length-scale microstructural characterisation of four grades of fine-grain graphite

 

United Kingdom

 

9:20–9:40AM EDT

 

Alex Theodosiou

 

A surface/near-surface investigation of Cs+ implanted HOPG using a dual-source XPS approach.

 

United Kingdom

 

9:40–10:00AM EDT

 

James

McGladdery

 

Optical microscopy methods for the characterisation of radiolytic and thermal oxidation in graphite

 

United Kingdom

 

10:00–10:20AM

 

Break

 

 

10:20–10:40AM EDT

 

Marcus

Williamson

 

High resolution transmission electron microscopy of deformation by nano-indentation in HOPG

 

United Kingdom

 

10:40–11:00AM EDT

 

Thomas

Zillhardt

 

Advanced studies of the deformation and fracture of nuclear graphite using neutron and X-rays

 

United Kingdom

 

11:00–11:20AM EDT

 

Peter Minshall

 

 

Validation of predicted release rates of Wigner energy during the disposal of irradiated graphite.

 

United Kingdom

 

11:20–11:40AM EDT

 

David

Arregui-Mena

 

Recent progress in the microstructural characterization and modeling of nuclear graphite

 

United States

 

11:40AM–12:00PM EDT

 

Dina

ElGewaily

 

 

Image analysis of graphitic pores

 

 

United States

NC State Web Host: Sherry Bailey

 

Day 4: September 30

Session Chair: Will Windes

Thursday Speaker Title Country
 

8:00-8:20AM EDT

 

Dongbo Xiong

 

 

A novel multi-scale model for nuclear graphite under irradiation without load

 

China

 

8:20-8:40AM EDT

 

Andrew McClintock

 

Modelling the CTE of Gilsocarbon based on experimental data from the micro scale

 

United Kingdom

 

8:40-9:00AM EDT

Rahul

Rajasekharan Nair

 

Effects of crack opening on stresses in sealing ring groove walls in an AGR

 

United Kingdom

 

9:00-9:20AM EDT

 

 

Mirza

 

 

A time dependent multiaxial inelastic constitutive model for isotropic & anisotropic graphite

 

United States

 

9:20-9:40AM EDT

 

 

Anant Raj

 

Planar defects in graphite

 

 

United States

 

9:40-10:00AM EDT

 

 

Josina Geringer

 

Reviews and future directions in ASME III-5 for graphite qualification & certification

 

 

United States

 

10:00-10:20AM

 

Break

 

 

10:20-10:40AM EDT

 

 

Makuteswara

Srinivasan

 

21st Century SMR graphite component designer and manufacturer communications

 

 

United States

 

10:40-11:00AM EDT

 

Ryan Paul

 

Graphite oxidation in HTGR: Information gaps and design rules for cericomponents

 

United States

 

11:00-11:20AM EDT

 

Chengqi Wang

 

 

Experiments and numerical study on IG-110 graphite-steam oxidation

 

United States

 

11:20-11:40AM EDT

 

Lorenzo Vergari

 

Thermodynamics, transport and kinetics of hydrogen in graphite in high-temperature nuclear reactors

 

United States

 

11:40AM–12:00PM EDT

 

Kevin Graydon

 

 

Diffusion of Ru and Ag in nuclear grade graphite

 

 

United States

NC State Web Host: Sherry Bailey