Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division

Matt_Feldman

Matt Feldman

R&D Staff, Used Fuel Systems
Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division
Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
P.O. Box 2008, Bldg. 5700
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6170
Phone: 865.241.8801
Fax: 865.574.3527
feldmanmr@ornl.gov

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Transport of used nuclear fuel and high level waste
  • Standards development to ensure the safety and security of radioactive material shipments
  • Development and certification of radioactive material shipping packages

Education

  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Illinois, Champaign, 1988;
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, 1985

Publications

M. R. Feldman, "3-Dimensional High-Speed Photographic Analysis of RAM Package Structural Testing," Proceedings of 2011 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping (PV&P) Conference, Baltimore, MD, July 17-21, 2011.

M. R. Feldman, "Regulatory Testing of a Large, Type B, Radioactive Material Shipping Container," Proceedings of 2011 ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping (PV&P) Conference, Baltimore, MD, July 17-21, 2011.

M. R. Feldman, "Crush Testing at Oak Ridge National Laboratory," Proceedings of 16th International Symposium on the Packaging and Transport of Radioactive Material (PATRAM), London, UK, October 3-8, 2010.

M. R. Feldman, "PATRAM 10 Crush Test [Compatibility Mode] (Panel Session 3: Crush Testing of Lightweight Packaging)," Proceedings of 16th International Symposium on the Packaging and Transport of Radioactive Material (PATRAM), London, UK, October 3-8, 2010.

M. R. Feldman, J. M. Shuler, and M. E. Bennett,,"Overview of the DOE-EM Packaging Certification Program," WM 2009 Conference, Phoenix, AZ, March 1-9, 2009.

M. R. Feldman, "Development of Testing Methodologies for Onsite Radioactive Material Storage Containers," ASME PVP 2008 Conference, Chicago, IL, 2008.

M. R. Feldman, M. Barela, "Safety Guide 600 – A Guide for the Testing of Small Fissile Material Packages," Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials (PATRAM ’07), Miami, FL, October 2007.

M. R. Feldman, "Testing of the MD-2 Shipping Package," Proceedings from ASME Pressure Vessels and Piping/CREEP8 Conference, San Antonia, TX, July 22-26, 2007.

M. R. Feldman, "Developing Solutions to Regional Latin America's Spent Fuel Needs – Supporting the IAEA Mission," Proceedings of ASME PVP 2006 / ICPVT-11, Vancouver Canada, 2006.

M. R. Feldman, "Thermal Testing of Type B Packages in Furnaces per ASTM Standard Practice E 2230," Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials (PATRAM ’04), Berlin, Germany, September 2004.

M. R. Feldman, K.D. Handy, "Comparison of Analytical and Physical Testing Results for the DPP-2 Shipping Package," Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials (PATRAM ’04), Berlin, Germany, September 2004.

M. R. Feldman et al., "Standard Practice for Thermal Qualification of Type B Packages for Radioactive Materials," E 2230-02, ASTM, 2003.

M. R. Feldman et al., "Certification Testing for the ES-2 Shipping Package", Packaging and Transportation of Radioactive Materials (PATRAM ’98), Paris, France, June 1998.

M. R. Feldman, "Hypothetical Accident Condition Thermal Testing," Proceedings of the 1995 U.S. DOE Defense Programs 2nd Annual Packaging Workshop, June 1995.

M. R. Feldman, "Thermal Section of U.S. DOE, Office of National Defense Programs Safety Guide-100," Design Guide for Packaging and Offsite Transportation of Nuclear Components, Special Assemblies, and Radioactive Materials Associated with Nuclear Explosives and Weapons Safety Program, Oak Ridge, TN, 1994.

M. R. Feldman, Furnace Characterization for Horizontal Shipping Container Thermal Testing, ORNL/ENG-12, Oak Ridge, TN, May 1994.

M. R. Feldman, "The Effects of Convection and Oxygen Presence on Thermal Testing of Thin-Shelled CelotexTM-Based Packages," Proceedings of the 1994 U.S. DOE Defense Programs Packaging Workshop, May 1994.

J. P. Belk, M. R. Feldman et al., Operation and Maintenance Guidance: A Procedures Manual for Solar Domestic Hot Water Systems at Camp Darby, ORNL/ENG/TM-41, Oak Ridge, TN, May 1993.

M. R. Feldman, Further Characterization of the B-1023 Furnace for Use in Hypothetical Thermal Accident Testing of Shipping Containers in Accordance with 10 CFR, Part 71, ORNL/ENG-11, Oak Ridge, TN, February 1992.

M. R. Feldman, Characterization of the B-1023 Furnace for Use in Hypothetical Thermal Accident Testing of Shipping Containers in Accordance with 10 CFR, Part 71, ORNL/ENG-10, Oak Ridge, TN, January 1992.

J. C. Anderson and M. R. Feldman, Effect of Gray-Body Interchange Factor and Radiating Temperature on the Thermal Response of the DT-18 Shipping Container, ORNL/ENG/TM-37, Oak Ridge, TN, January 1992.

R. Alkire and M. R. Feldman, "Initiation of Single Corrosion Pits on Pure Aluminum by Focused Laser Illumination," J. Electrochem. Soc. 135 (7), July 1988.

M. R. Feldman, "Artificial Initiation of Pitting Corrosion by Focused Laser Illumination on Aluminum and Stainless Steel 304," Master’s Thesis, University of Illinois, February 1988.