The 28th International Conference Nuclear Energy for New Europe
NENE2019 held in the Grand Hotel Bernardin, Portorož, during September, 9 – 12, 2019, brought together 159 participants from 26 countries. This year, the leading theme of the conference was the role of nuclear energy in decarbonisation of energetics and society. The conference was accompanied by the Embedded Workshop on “RAPID Code System and its VRS Environment”.
The Young Author Award for the best paper by young author was presented to:
Antti Rintala from VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland, for the paper “Pin Power Reconstruction Method for Rectangular Geometry in Nodal Neutronics Program Ants”, co-authored by Ville Sahlberg
Thanks goes to the members of the Young Author Award Committee, who carefully selected the best presentation among excellent contributions of 7 young authors from 4 countries, participating in the contest.
Two Best Poster Awards were presented to posters:
- “Study on Probability Distribution of Input Nuclear data in Random Sampling Method for Uncertainty Quantification Calculation of Reactor Physics Parameters” by Ryotaro Kimura and Go Chiba from Hokkaido University, Japan
- “Simulations of Heat and Mass Transfer Around Circular Core Fragment in Sodium Coolant” by Matej Tekavčič, Žan Kogovšek, Mitja Uršič and Matjaž Leskovar from Jožef Stefan Institute, Slovenia
Gratitude goes to the members of the Best Poster Award Committee, who evaluated the displayed posters according to their scientific relevance, clearness of the objectives, results and conclusions, as well as their aesthetics and attractiveness.