Novel Technologies, Techniques, and Methods for Safeguards and Arms Control Verification -- 2017

August 29-30, 2017
Sandia National Laboratories
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Hosted By

INMM Southwest Regional Chapter 
INMM International Safeguards Technical Division 
INMM Nonproliferation & Arms Control Technical Division

August 29 -- Safeguards

Welcoming Remarks
Rodney Wilson

Keynote -- Developing the Monitoring and Verification Technologies of the Future
Joseph Francis Pilat

Quantification of Reactor Kinetics Parameters during Reactor Transients using Cherenkov Light and Auxiliary Application to Nuclear Safeguards
Thomas Holschuh

Programmable, Automatic Detection Systems for Measurement Inside Pipe and other Confined Areas
Graham Walford

Emerging Capabilities for Advanced Nuclear Safeguards Measurement Solutions
Robert McElroy

Towards Novel Field-Deployable Instrumentation for UF6 Enrichment Assay
George Chan

Augmented Reality Tools for Criticality Safety, Documentation, Material Moves and Material Accountability in Nuclear Facilities
David Mascarenas

Revolutionizing Inspection Team Preparation
J.R. Russell

Unmanned Aerial Systems Applications for International Nuclear Safeguards
Alexander Solodov

Will Remote Monitoring Ever Be Widely Implemented?
Kenneth E. Sanders

Safeguards in a Big Data World
Karen Miller

Image Verification and Surveillance Analysis Using Machine Learning
Steven Kadner

Poster Session

  • Transuranic Air Filter Analysis Techniques -- Samuel Cope
  • The Unmanned Vehicle Development Laboratory at Oak Ridge National Laboratory -- Brad Stinson
  • Uncertainty Issues Unresolved in Modern Radioaerosol Measurements -- Robert Hayes
  • Safeguards for Molten Salt Systems -- Holly R. Trellue
  • Radiation Measurement and Contour Mapping using UAS Swarm -- Zachary Cook
  • Inexpensive Cable Tags and Authenticators for Safeguards Use -- R. Michael White
  • A Remote-Readable Graphene-Oxide (GO) Based Tamper-Evident Seal Featuring Self-Authentication -- David Mascarenas
  • Integrating Nuclear Material Measurements and Information to Enhance Security, Safety and Quality -- Paul H. Smith
  • Near Real-time 3D Gamma-Ray Imaging Towards Safeguards Applications -- Daniel Hellfeld
  • Nuclear Materials Safety Microstructure Matters -- Veena Tikare
  • Field Testing of hiRX at SRNL-Rapid Assay for Pu in Spent Fuel Dissolver Solution -- Kathryn G. McIntosh

August 30 -- Arms Control

Kristin Hertz

Scientific Expertise and the Governance of Nuclear Technologies: The Case of the Limited Test Ban Treaty
Anne Harrington

Automatically Extracting Structural Dynamics Information from Machines and Structures Using Video
Yonchao Yang

Declarations-Based Approach to Monitoring Nuclear Warhead Numbers and Reductions: An Assessment
Jennifer Tanner

Physical Cryptographic Warhead Verification
Areg Danagoulian

Canaries in a Nuclear Mine
Austin Wright

Cyber-Physical System Security
Alia Long

Embedded Memory Anomaly Detection Leading to Operational Security
Derek Aberle

Adapting the Common Criteria to Create a Standard-Base Approach to Authentication and Certification
Jacob Benz

An Architectural Approach to Authentication and Certification of Arms Control Equipment
Keith Tolk

Using Ubiquitous Insulator Materials as Retrospective Dosimeters
Robert Hayes

Poster Session

  • Radiation Imaging Technologies and Capabilities for Warhead Confirmation -- Erik Brubaker
  • Ultra-high Resolution Microcalorimeter Spectroscopy for Safeguards and Arms Control Verification -- Mark Croce
  • Blockchain Technology -- James Baker
  • Biometric Tracking and Access Control -- Markku Koskelo
  • Proof of Concept Demonstration of CONFIDANTE (CONfirmation using a Fast-Neutron Imaging Detector with Anti-Image Null-Positive Time Encoding) -- Peter Marleau
  • Sensitivity Studies of CONFIDANTE  (CONfirmation using a Fast-Neutron Imaging Detector with Anti-Image Null-Positive Time Encoding) -- Rebecca Krentz-Wee
  • Sparse Linear Modeling-Based Blind Source Separation for Removing Microphonic Noise from Nuclear Spectrometry Measurements -- David Mascarenas