SciDAC Partnership with Nuclear Energy

The SciDAC Partnership with NE contributes the development of advanced modeling and simulation tools and expertise.

DOE Program Managers

David Henderson
Office of Nuclear Energy (NE)

Randall Laviolette
Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR)

Current Projects

Simulation of Fission Gas in Uranium Oxide Nuclear Fuel
The objective of this project is to significantly advance the mechanistic understanding of fission gas behavior and release in UO2 nuclear fuel by developing a mesoscale simulator that takes advantage of leadership class computers.

Lead Investigator: A. David Andersson
Los Alamos National Laboratory