15-16 April 2019
University of Surrey
Europe/London timezone

Nuclear Security Detection Workshop

The NuSec Workshop on Nuclear Security Detection takes place at the University of Surrey on 15-16 April 2019, and is run by the STFC Nuclear Security Sciences Network. The event will focus on current and future technical challenges in nuclear security detection and the program will include keynote invited speakers, submitted talks, and poster presentations across the following topics: 

  • Nuclear Security detection systems
  • Algorithms and Autonomous Decision Making
  • Particle Detection for core monitoring
  • UAV Monitoring and Environmental Measurements
  • He-3 mitigation for neutron detectors

The following invited speakers are confirmed:

  • David Peterson (US Defense Threat Reduction Agency) “DTRA Basic Research Support for Radiation Detection"
  • John Mattingly (North Carolina State University) “Consortium for Nonproliferation Enabling Capabilities (CNEC): Mission and Accomplishments”
  • Rob Buckingham (UKAEA, RACE Robotics Centre) “Relying on robotics: towards remotely operated inspection and maintenance in high hazard scenarios”
  • Tom Scott (University of Bristol) “Survey techniques for environmental and disaster monitoring”
  • Robert Speller (UCL) “Imaging and locating radioactive isotopes for security”
  • Lee Thompson (University of Sheffield) “Monitoring nuclear reactor neutrinos with WATCHMAN/AIT”

Abstract submission for the workshop is now closed. 

The Worshop will also include an Academic-Industrial collaboration session on Monday afternoon, sponsored by CBRN-UK. For further information, please see the CBRN-UK session page

University of Surrey
Guildford, UK

To find out more about the Nuclear Security Science network, see www.nusec.uk

For general information about the NuSec Workshop please contact Lisa Fletcher

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