International co-operation on nuclear criticality safety

The NEA Working Party on Nuclear Criticality Safety (WPNCS) held its annual meetings on 6-10 July 2020 via video conference with 63 experts from 14 countries.
The participants discussed technical and scientific issues relevant to nuclear criticality safety, including analyses of critical experiments, modelling of temperature effect in spent nuclear fuel, Monte Carlo techniques for criticality prediction, and uncertainty analysis for criticality safety assessments.
During the meeting, the committee also elected Dr Kotaro Tonoike as its new Chair.
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