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Presented Papers
Prof. John R. White

2000 - present

"Startup Test Results and Model Evaluation for the HEU to LEU Conversion of the UMass-Lowell Research," 24th International Meeting on Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors (RERTR 2002), San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina (Nov. 2002).

"Design and Initial Testing of an Ex-Core Fast Neutron Irradiator for the UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," 2002 ANS Radiation Protection and Shielding Topical Conference, Santa Fe, NM (April 2002).

"Calculational Support for the Startup of the LEU-Fueled UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Mathematics and Computation, Pittsburgh, PA (May 2000).

"Preliminary Characterization of the Irradiation Facilities Within the LEU-Fueled UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Mathematics and Computation, Pittsburgh, PA (May 2000).

1995 - 1999

"Modeling and Reference Core Calculations for the LEU-Fueled UMass-Lowell Research Reactor," ANS 1999 Winter Meeting, Long Beach, CA (Nov. 1999).

"Computer Modeling for Particle Transport and Shielding Applications -- An Overview," Health Physics Seminar, UMass-Lowell, Lowell, MA (Feb. 1999).

"Updated Results for the JPDR Activation Analysis Benchmark Using VITAMIN-B6 and BUGLE-96 Data," 1998 ANS Radiation Protection and Shielding Topical Conference, Nashville, TN (April 1998).

"Using Computer Technology in the Traditional Classroom Environment," UMass Instructional Technology Conference "97, Boxborough, MA (April 1997).

"UMass-Lowell Results for the JPDR Activation Analysis Benchmark," Invited Paper, ANS/ENS International Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Nov. 1996).

"UMass-Lowell Results for the JPDR Activation Analysis Benchmark," 1996 Radiation Protection & Shielding Topical Meeting, No. Falmouth, Massachusetts (April 1996).

"Determination of the Service Life for the Excore Neutron Detector Cables in Seabrook Station," 1996 Radiation Protection & Shielding Topical Meeting, No. Falmouth, Massachusetts (April 1996).

"Evaluation of Excore Detector Cable Service Life at Seabrook Station," Energy Engineering Seminar, UMass-Lowell, Lowell , Massachusetts (Feb. 1996).

1990 - 1994

"Preliminary UMass-Lowell Results of the IAEA Benchmark Calculation of Radioactive Inventory for Fission Reactor Decommissioning," Invited Paper, Consultant's Meeting at International Atomic Energy Agency Headquarters, Vienna, Austria (Dec. 1994).

"Perturbation to the Rescue - An Overview of Generalized Perturbation Theory Methods for a Variety of Core Physics Applications," Invited Presentation, Knolls Atomic Power Laboratory, Schenectady, New York (Oct. 1994).

"Comparison of the BUGLE-80 and SAILOR Libraries for Coupled Neutron- Gamma Transport Applications," Eighth ASTM-EURATOM Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry, Vail, Colorado (Aug. 1993).

"Maine Yankee Dosimetry Capsule and Pressure Vessel Neutron Fluence Calculations," Eighth ASTM-EURATOM Symposium on Reactor Dosimetry, Vail, Colorado (Aug. 1993).

LWR Core Design and Analysis Using the RESCUE Interactive Reload Design Tool," AI 91: Frontiers in Innovative Computing for the Nuclear Industry, Jackson, Wyoming (Sept. 1991).

"Integrating Computer Literacy into the Nuclear Engineering Curriculum," ASEE Annual Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana (June 1991).

"Implicit Versus Explicit Perturbation Methods for the Efficient Evaluation of Alternative Core Designs," International Topical Meeting on Advances in Mathematics, Computations, and Reactor Physics, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (April 1991).

"RESCUE _ A PC-Based Interactive Reload Design Tool," ANS 1990 Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Nov. 1990).

"An Implicit High-Order GPT Method for LWR Reload Design Applications," ANS 1990 Annual Meeting, Nashville, Tennessee (June 1990).

"Data Uncertainty Reduction in High Converter Reactor Designs Using PROTEUS Phase II Integral Experiments," International Conference on the Physics of Reactors: Operation, Design and Computation, Marseille, France (April 1990).

"Accurate LWR Assembly Power Distributions Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory," International Conference on the Physics of Reactors: Operation, Design and Computation, Marseille, France (April 1990).

"Developing Feasible Loading Patterns Using Perturbation Theory Methods," International Conference on the Physics of Reactors: Operation, Design and Computation, Marseille, France (April 1990).

1985 - 1989

"A Practical Approach to Higher-Order Generalized Perturbation Theory," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Nuclear Engineering Computation and Radiation Shielding, Santa Fe, New Mexico (April 1989).

"Physics Analyses for the HEU to LEU Conversion at the University of Lowell Research Reactor," 1988 International Reactor Physics Conference, Jackson Hole, Wyoming (Sept. 1988).

"An Overview of Two Perturbation Theory Applications," Invited Presentation, Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI), Wurenlingen, Switzerland (July 1988).

"Verification of the Computational Models for the Physics Analysis of the University of Lowell Reactor," ANS Annual Meeting, San Diego, California (June 1988).

"Physics Modeling of the University of Lowell Reactor," Reduced Enrichment for Research and Test Reactors (RERTR) Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory (July 1987).

"Analytic Solutions to Several Forms of the One-Dimensional Multigroup Diffusion Equation," International Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics Mathematics and Computations, Paris, France (April 1987).

"Conceptual Development of a Complete LWR Reload Design Methodology Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory," PhD Dissertation, Nuclear Engineering Department, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN. (Oct. 1986).

"Generalized Perturbation Theory for LWR Depletion Analysis and Core Design Applications," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Safety, Saratoga Springs, New York (Sept. 1986).

"Numerical Optimization Methods in Nuclear Fuel Management," SIAM 1986 National Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts (July 1986).
"Static Generalized Perturbation Theory with Feedback Effects and Criticality Reset," ANS Annual Meeting, Reno, Nevada (June 1986).

"Fuel Management Optimization Based on Generalized Perturbation Theory," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Fuel Management, Pinehurst, North Carolina (March 1986).

"Development of a GPT-Based Optimization Algorithm," ANS Winter Meeting, San Francisco, California (Nov. 1985).

"Exact Analytic Solution for the Generalized Flux in 1-D Cartesian Geometry," ANS Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts (June 1985).

1980 - 1984

"Analytic Solution for the Fundamental and Higher Harmonics of the 1-D Diffusion Equation," ANS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana (June 1984).

"An Overview of Static and Time-Dependent Generalized Perturbation Theory Methods and Their Potential Applications in LWR Physics Analyses," Invited Presentation, Nuclear Engineering Section of Westinghouse Electric Corp., Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Dec. 1983).

Sensitivity Analysis of the Doppler Coefficient in Heterogeneous LMFBRs," ANS Winter Meeting, San Francisco, California (Nov. 1983). Also acted as judge for student design competition.

"ORNL Results for the Large Core Code Evaluation Working Group (LCCEWG), Benchmark Problem IV," Annual LCCEWG Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory (March 1983).

"An Overview of Depletion Perturbation Theory with Potential Application to the Analysis of FFTF Burnup Data," Annual LCCEWG Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory (March 1983).

"An Overview of Sensitivity Analysis Methods and Their Application to the Evaluation of Design Uncertainties," Mechanical and Energy Engineering PI Tau Sigma Faculty Seminar Series, University of Lowell (March 1983).

"Sensitivity Analysis of the Inherent Neutron Source Strength," ANS Winter Meeting, Washington D.C. (Nov. 1982).

"Application of Time-Dependent Generalized Perturbation Theory Methods in LWR Physics Analyses," ANS Topical Meeting on Reactor Physics and Core Thermal Hydraulics, Kiamesha Lake, New York (Sept. 1982).

Analysis of the Lumped Fission Product Uncertainty in CRBR," ANS Winter Meeting, San Francisco, California (Nov. 1981).

"Sensitivity Theory for Reactor Analysis and Its Application in the Design of Fast Breeder Reactors," Union Carbide Nuclear Division Information Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Sept. 1981).

"Potential Use of Sensitivity-Based Methods as a Reactor Design and Optimization Tool," Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis Users' Group Specialists Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Sept. 1981).

"Analysis of the Lumped Fission Product Uncertainty in CRBR," Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis Users' Group Specialists Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Sept. 1981).

Methods Development and Sensitivity and Uncertainty Analysis Capabilities: An Overview Emphasizing the Recent Evaluation of the Fission Product Worth Uncertainty in CRBR," Breeder Reactor Base Technology Program Information Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (Sept. 1981).

Burnup Effects in Data Sensitivity Studies," ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C. (Nov. 1980).

"On the Implementation, Verification, and Application of Multicycle Depletion Perturbation Theory," ANS Topical Meeting on Advances in Reactor Physics and Shielding, Sun Valley, Idaho (Sept. 1980).

"Development and Verification of Multicycle Depletion Perturbation Theory," ANS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada (June 1980).

"Analysis of the Thorium Axial Blanket Experiments in the PROTEUS Reactor," ANS Annual Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada (June 1980).

Analysis of the EIR-PROTEUS Thorium-Based Experiments," GCFR Annual Information Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (May 1980).

1977 - 1979

"Analysis of a Swiss Thorium Blanket Integral Experiment," International Conference on Nuclear Cross Sections for Technology, Knoxville, Tennessee (Oct. 1979).

"Alternative Heterogeneous GCFR Fuel Cycles," ANS Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia (June 1979).

"Reactor Physics of Alternate GCFR Concepts," GCFR Annual Information Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (May 1979).

Last updated by Prof. John R. White (January 2003)

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