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Massachusetts Institute of Technology



​Authors​
​Title
​Journal
​Link to Article
​Kempf, N., Saeidi-Javash, M., Xu, H., Cheng, S., Dubey, M., Wu, Y., Daw, J., Li, J., Zhang, Y.
​Thermoelectric power generation in the core of a nuclear reactor
​Energy Conversion and Management
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2022.115949​
​Paul, S., Schwen, D., Short, M.P., Erickson, A., Momeni, K.
​Effect of differently oriented interlayer phases on the radiation damage of Inconel-Ni multimetallic layered composite
​Journal of Alloys and Compounds
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jallcom.2022.165432
​Hirst, C.A., Granberg, F., Kombaiah, B., Cao, P., Middlemas, S., Scott Kemp, R., Li, J., Nordlund, K., Short, M.P.
​Revealing hidden defects through stored energy measurements of radiation damage
​Science Advances
​https://doi.org/10.1126/sciadv.abn2733
​Tang, W., Ding, H., Bian, W., Regalado Vera, C.Y., Gomez, J.Y., Dong, Y., Li, J., Wu, W., Fan, W., Zhou, M., Gore, C., Blackburn, B.M., Luo, H., Ding, D.
​An Unbalanced Battle in Excellence: Revealing Effect of Ni/Co Occupancy on Water Splitting and Oxygen Reduction Reactions in Triple-Conducting Oxides for Protonic Ceramic Electrochemical Cells
​Small
https://doi.org/10.1002/smll.202201953
​Hirst, C.A., Dennett, C.A.
​Towards Quantitative Inference of Nanoscale Defects in Irradiated Metals and Alloys
​Frontiers in Materials
​https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2022.888356
​Dennett, C.A., Hua, Z., Lang, E., Wang, F., Cui, B.
​Thermal conductivity reduction in (Zr0.25Ta0.25Nb0.25Ti0.25)C high entropy carbide from extrinsic lattice defects
​Materials Research Letters
https://doi.org/10.1080/21663831.2022.2078678
​Tanim, T.R., Yang, Z., Finegan, D.P., Chinnam, P.R., Lin, Y., Weddle, P.J., Bloom, I., Colclasure, A.M., Dufek, E.J., Wen, J., Tsai, Y., Evans, M.C., Smith, K., Allen, J.M., Dickerson, C.C., Quinn, A.H., Dunlop, A.R., Trask, S.E., Jansen, A.N.
​A Comprehensive Understanding of the Aging Effects of Extreme Fast Charging on High Ni NMC Cathode
​Advanced Energy Materials
https://doi.org/10.1002/aenm.202103712
Bian, W., Wu, W., Wang, B., Tang, W., Zhou, M., Jin, C., Ding, H., Fan, W., Dong, Y., Li, J., Ding, D.​.
​Revitalizing interface in protonic ceramic cells by acid etch
​Nature
​https://doi.org/10.1038/s41586-022-04457-y
​​Deshmukh, A., Foo, Z.H., Stetson, C., Lee, H., Orme, C.J., Wilson, A.D., Lienhard, J.H.
​Thermodynamics of solvent-driven water extraction from hypersaline brines using dimethyl ether
​Chemical Engineering Journal
​https://doi.org/​10.1016/j.cej.2021.134391​
​Morgan, D., Pilania, G., Couet, A., Uberuaga, B.P., Sun, C., Li, J.
​Machine learning in nuclear materials research
​Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cossms.2021.100975​
​Lang, E., Dennett, C.A., Madden, N., Hattar, K.
​The In Situ Ion Irradiation Toolbox: Time-Resolved Structure and Property Measurements
​JOM
​https://doi.org/10.1007/s11837-021-04993-4​
​​Rovinelli, A., Messner, M.C., Parks, D.M., Sham, T.-L.
​Accurate Effective Stress Measures: Predicting Creep Life for 3D Stresses Using 2D and 1D Creep Rupture Simulations and Data
Integrating Materials and Manufacturing Innovation
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40192-021-00228-1​
Dennett, C.A., Dacus, B.R., Barr, C.M., Clark, T., Bei, H., Zhang, Y., Short, M.P., Hattar, K.
The dynamic evolution of swelling in nickel concentrated solid solution alloys through in situ property monitoring
Applied Materials Today
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apmt.2021.101187
​Paul, S., Muralles, M., Schwen, D., Short, M., Momeni, K.
​A Modified Embedded-Atom Potential for Fe-Cr-Si Alloys

​Journal of Physical Chemistry C
https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jpcc.1c07021​

​Wu, W., Wang, L.-C., Hu, H., Bian, W., Gomez, J.Y., Orme, C.J., Ding, H., Dong, Y., He, T., Li, J., Ding, D.
​​Electrochemically Engineered, Highly Energy-Efficient Conversion of Ethane to Ethylene and Hydrogen below 550 °C in a Protonic Ceramic Electrochemical Cell
​ACS Catalysis
https://doi.org/10.1021/acscatal.1c03351
​Wu, Z., Zaghloul, M.A.S., Carpenter, D., Li, M., Daw, J., Mao, Z., Hnatovsky, C., Mihailov, S., Chen, K.P.
​Mitigation of Radiation-Induced Fiber Bragg Grating (FBG) Sensor Drifts in Intense Radiation Environments Based on Long-short-Term Memory (LSTM) Network
​IEEE Access​
https://doi.org/10.1109/ACCESS.2021.3124860​
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North Carolina State University

​Authors​
​Title
​Journal
​Link to Article
​Duemmler, K., Woods, M., Karlsson, T., Gakhar, R., Beeler, B.
​An ab initio molecular dynamics investigation of the thermophysical properties of molten NaCl-MgCl2
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153916​
​Andersson, D.A., Beeler, B.W.
​Ab initio molecular dynamics (AIMD) simulations of NaCl, UCl3 and NaCl-UCl3 molten salts
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153836
​Aly, A., Beeler, B., Avramova, M.
​Investigation of γ-(U,Zr) structural properties and its interfacial properties with liquid sodium using ab initio molecular dynamics
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153835
​Sundar, A., Huang, Y., Yu, J., Cinbiz, M.N.
​The impacts of charge transfer, localization, and metallicity on hydrogen retention and transport capacity
​International Journal of Hydrogen Energy
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2022.04.145
​Crowder, N., Lee, J., Gupta, A., Han, K., Bodda, S., Ritter, C.

​Digital Engineering for Integrated Modeling and Simulation for Building-Piping Systems Through Interoperability Solutions
​Nuclear Science and Engineering
https://doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2022.2055705
​Mikkelson, D., Doster, J.M.
​Investigation of two concrete thermal energy storage system configurations for continuous power production
​Journal of Energy Storage
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.est.2022.104387
​Rivas, A., Martin, N.P., Bays, S.E., Palmiotti, G., Xu, Z., Hou, J.
​Nuclear data uncertainty propagation applied to the versatile test reactor conceptual design
​Nuclear Engineering and Design
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nucengdes.2022.111744
​Jokisaari A.M., Mahbuba K., Wang Y., Beeler B.

​The impact of anisotropic thermal expansion on the isothermal annealing of polycrystalline α-uranium
​Computational Materials Science
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.commatsci.2022.111217
​Aly A., Beeler B., Avramova M.
​Ab initio molecular dynamics investigation of γ-(U,Zr) structural and thermal properties as a function of temperature and composition
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153523
​Mikkelson D., Frick K., Bragg-Sitton S., Doster J.M.
​Phenomenon Identification and Ranking Table Development for Future Application Figure-of-Merit Studies on Thermal Energy Storage Integrations with Light Water Reactors
​Nuclear Technology
​https://doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2021.1906473
​Duemmler, K., Lin, Y., Woods, M., Karlsson, T., Gakhar, R., Beeler, B.
​Evaluation of thermophysical properties of the LiCl-KCl system via ab initio and experimental methods
​Journal of Nuclear Materials​
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.153414​​​
​​Mikkelson D., Frick K., Bragg-Sitton S., Doster J.M.
​Phenomenon Identification and Ranking Table Development for Future Application Figure-of-Merit Studies on Thermal Energy Storage Integrations with Light Water Reactors
​Nuclear Technology
​​https://doi.org/10.1080/00295450.2021.1906473​
​Aly A., Beeler B., Avramova M.
Ab initio molecular dynamics investigation of γ-(U,Zr) structural and thermal properties as a function of temperature and composition
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
​​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153523
​Jokisaari A.M., Mahbuba K., Wang Y., Beeler B.
​The impact of anisotropic thermal expansion on the isothermal annealing of polycrystalline α-uranium​
​Computational Materials Science
​​https://doi.org​/10.1016/j.commatsci.2022.111217​
​Maeng, S.J., Yapici, Y., Guvenc, I., Bhuyan, A., Dai, H.​
​Precoder Design for Physical-Layer Security and Authentication in Massive MIMO UAV Communications
IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology​​https://doi.org/​10.1109/TVT.2022.3141055​​
​Lin, L., Athe, P., Rouxelin, P., Avram​ova, M., Gupta, A., Youngblood, R., Lane, J., Dinh, N.​
Digital-twin-based improvements to diagnosis, prognosis, strategy assessment, and discrepancy checking in a nearly autonomous management and control system
​Annals of Nuclear Energy


​Xie, Z., Jiang, W., Wang, C., Wu, X.
​Bayesian inverse uncertainty quantification of a MOOSE-based melt pool model for additive manufacturing using experimental data
​Annals of Nuclear Ene​rgy​
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anucene.2021.108782
​Rouxelin, P., Alfonsi, A., Strydom, G., Avramova, M., Ivanov, K.
​Propagation of VHTRC manufacturing uncertainties with RAVEN/PHISICS
​Annals of Nuclear Energy
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.anucene.2021.108667

​Langholtz, M., Davis, M., Eaton, L., Hilliard, M., Brandt, C., Webb, E., Hellwinckel, C., Samu, N., Hartley, D., Jones, D.

​Nth-plant supply: corn stover supplies and costs in a fleet of biorefineries
​Biofuels, Bioproducts and Biorefining​
https://doi.org/10.1002/bbb.2305
​Rahmati, A., Hosseinalipour, S., Yapici, Y., He, X., Guvenc, I., Dai, H., Bhuyan, A.
​Dynamic Interference Management for UAV-Assisted Wireless Networks
​IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications
https://doi.org/10.1109/TWC.2021.3114234

​Zhao, Y., Schoell, R., Zheng, C., Cinbiz, M.N., Frost, M., An, K., Kaoumi, D.
​Creep properties of advanced austenitic steel 709 determined through short experiments under in-situ neutron diffraction followed by TEM characterization
​Materials Characterization
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matchar.2021.111519




The Ohio State University

​Authors​
​Title
​Journal
​Link to Article
​Cao, G., Larson, N., Storms, B., Kandlakunta, P., Cao, L.R., Li, S.
​Gamma-ray spectra analyses of molten salts in spent nuclear fuels pyroprocessing facilities for mass measurement
​Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry
https://doi.org/10.1007/s10967-022-08339-5​
​Morgan, B.W., Van Zile, M.P., Petrie, C.M., Sabharwall, P., Burger, M., Jovanovic, I.
​Optical Absorption of Fused Silica and Sapphire Exposed to Neutron and Gamma Radiation with Simultaneous Thermal Annealing
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153945
​Patterson, T., Panton, B., Lippold, J.
​Analysis of the laser welding keyhole using inline coherent imaging
​Journal of Manufacturing Processes
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmapro.2022.08.009
​Jin, M., Dennett, C.A., Hurley, D.H., Khafizov, M.
​Impact of small defects and dislocation loops on phonon scattering and thermal transport in ThO2
​Journal of Nuclear Materials
​https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2022.153758
​He, L., Yao, T., Bawane, K., Jin, M., Jiang, C., Liu, X., Chen, W.-Y., Mann, J.M., Hurley, D.H., Gan, J., Khafizov, M.
​Dislocation loop evolution in Kr-irradiated ThO2
​Journal of the American Ceramic Society
https://doi.org/10.1111/jace.18478
​Patterson, T., Lippold, J., Panton, B.
​Laser weld formation and microstructure evolution in stainless steel alloys
Welding in the World​https://doi.org/10.1007/s40194-022-01285-6
​Jones, J.T., Birri, A., Blue, T.E., Kominsky, D., Mccary, K., Ohanian, O.J., Rountree, S.D.
​Light Propagation Considerations for Internally Clad Sapphire Optical Fiber Using the 6Li(n,α)3H Reaction
Journal of Lightwave Technology​https://doi.org/10.1109/JLT.2021.3127863
​Jiang, C., He, L., Dennett, C.A., Khafizov, M., Mann, J.M., Hurley, D.H.
​Unraveling small-scale defects in irradiated ThO2 using kinetic Monte Carlo simulations
​Scripta Materialia
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.scriptamat.2022.114684
​Hurley D.H., El-Azab A., Bryan M.S., Cooper M.W.D., Dennett C.A., Gofryk K., He L., Khafizov M., Lander G.H., Manley M.E., Mann J.M., Marianetti C.A., Rickert K., Selim F.A., Tonks M.R., Wharry J.P.
​Thermal Energy Transport in Oxide Nuclear Fuel
​Chemical Reviews
​10.1021/acs.chemrev.1c00262​​
​Wang Y., Chauhan V., Hua Z., Schley R., Dennett C.A., Murray D., Khafizov M., Beausoleil G., II, Hurley D.H.
​A Square Pulse Thermoreflectance Technique for the Measurement of Thermal Properties
​International Journal of Thermophysics
10.1007/s10765-021-02949-z
​Khanolkar A., Dennett C.A., Hua Z., Mann J.M., Hurley D.H., Khafizov M.​
​Inferring relative dose-dependent color center populations in proton irradiated thoria single crystals using optical spectroscopy
​Physical chemistry chemical physics : PCCP
​10.1039/d1cp05191a​
​Morgan, B.W., Van Zile, M., Sabharwall, P., Burger, M., Jovanovic, I.
Post-irradiation examination of optical components for advanced fission reactor instrumentation
​Review of Scientific Instruments
https://doi.org/10.1063/5.0066069
​Pakarinen, J., He, L., Gan, J., Nelson, A.T., El-Azab, A., Khafizov, M., Allen, T.R.
​Proton irradiation-induced blistering in UO2
​MRS Advances
https://doi.org/10.1557/s43580-021-00149-3


Oregon State University

​Authors
​Title
​Journal
​Link to Article​​
​Sabharwall, P., Weaver, K., Anand, N.K., Ellis, C., Sun, X., Choi, H., Chen, D., Christensen, R., Fronk, B.M., Gess, J., Hassan, Y., Jovanovic, I., Manera, A., Petrov, V., Vaghetto, R., Balderrama-Prieto, S., Burak, A.J., Burger, M., Cardenas-Melgar, A., Orea, D., Chavez, R., Choi, B., Garrett, L., Gaudin, G.L., Sutton, N., Willams, K., Young, J.

​Preconceptual Design of Multifunctional Gas-Cooled Cartridge Loop for the Versatile Test Reactor: Instrumentation and Measurement—Part II
​Nuclear Science and Engineering
https://doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2022.2070384
​Sabharwall, P., Weaver, K., Anand, N.K., Ellis, C., Sun, X., Chen, D., Choi, H., Christensen, R., Fronk, B.M., Gess, J., Hassan, Y., Jovanovic, I., Manera, A., Petrov, V., Vaghetto, R., Balderrama-Prieto, S., Burak, A.J., Burger, M., Cardenas-Melgar, A., Garrett, L., Gaudin, G.L., Orea, D., Chavez, R., Choi, B., Sutton, N., Williams, K., Young, J.

​Preconceptual Design of Multifunctional Gas-Cooled Cartridge Loop for the Versatile Test Reactor—Part I
​Nuclear Science and Engineering
https://doi.org/10.1080/00295639.2022.2070383
​Stewart, R., Palmer, T.S., Bays, S.
​An agent-based blackboard system for multi-objective optimization
​Journal of Computational Design and Engineering
​https://doi.org/10.1093/jcde/qwac009
​Cappia F., Cullison M., Chen T., Kombaiah B., Bawane K., Teng F., Madden J., Perez E., Yao T., Lei P., Lian J., Miao Y., Mo K.
​Grain subdivision and structural modifications by high-energy heavy ions in UO2 with different initial grain size
​Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section B: Beam Interactions with Materials and Atoms
10.1016/j.nimb.2021.06.020

Duenas A., Wachs D., Mignot G., Reyes J.N., Wu Q., Marcum W.
​Dynamical System Scaling Application to Zircaloy Cladding Thermal Response During Reactivity-Initiated Accident Experiment
Nuclear Science and Engineering​
10.1080/00295639.2021.1955591
​Yan D., Ghayoor M., Coldsnow K., Pirgazi H., Poorganji B., Ertorer O., Tan K.-S., Burns J., Isgor O.B., Pasebani S., Torbati-Sarraf S.A.
​Laser powder bed fusion and post processing of alloy 22 by
​Additive Manufacturing
10.1016/j.addma.2021.102490

Stewart, R., Palmer, T.S., Bays, S.
Toward an Agent-Based Blackboard System for Reactor Design Optimization​​Nuclear Technology​
​10.1080/00295450.2021.1960783​
​Gupta, A., Armatis, P.D., Sabharwall, P., Fronk, B.M., Utgikar, V.​
​Kinetics of Ca(OH)2 decomposition in pure Ca(OH)2 and Ca(OH)2-CaTiO3 composite pellets for application in thermochemical energy storage system
​Chemical Engineering Science
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ces.2021.116986
​Foley, A., Yang, H.
​Short-lived photofission product yields from 238U and 232Th at Bremsstrahlung X-ray endpoint energies of 8, 14, and 20 MeV for nuclear forensics isotope production applications
​Nuclear Instruments and Methods in Physics Research, Section A: Accelerators, Spectrometers, Detectors and Associated Equipment
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nima.2021.165621​



University of New Mexico

​Authors​​
​Title
​Journal
​Link to Article
​Shen, Y.-L., Abdo, M.G., Van Rooyen, I.J.
​Numerical Study of Effective Thermal Conductivity for Periodic Closed-Cell Porous Media
​Transport in Porous Media
​https://doi.org/10.1007/s11242-022-01768-6​
​Guillen, D.P., McDaniel, P.J.

​An evaluation of power conversion systems for land-based nuclear microreactors: Can aeroderivative engines facilitate near-term deployment?
​Nuclear Engineering and Technology
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.net.2021.10.010
​Radhakrishnan, M., Kombaiah, B., Bachhav, M.N., Nizolek, T.J., Wang, Y.Q., Knezevic, M., Mara, N., Anderoglu, O.
Layer dissolution in accumulative roll bonded bulk Zr/Nb multilayers under heavy-ion irradiation
Journal of Nuclear Materials
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jnucmat.2021.153315

Guillen, D.P., McDaniel, P.J.
An evaluation of power conversion systems for land-based nuclear microreactors: Can aeroderivative engines facilitate near-term deployment?
Nuclear Engineering and Technology
https://doi.org/10.1016/j.net.2021.10.010