Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division

John M. Scaglione

John M. Scaglione, R&D Staff, Criticality Safety

Used Fuel Research, Development, and Demonstration
Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division
Nuclear Science and Engineering Directorate
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6170
Phone: 865.574.9284
Fax: 865.574.3527
scaglionejm@ornl.gov

Curriculum Vitae

Research Interests

  • Spent Fuel Burnup Credit
  • Fuel Cycle

Education

  • M.E., Nuclear Engineering, University of Florida, December 1997
  • B.S., Nuclear Engineering, University of Florida, August 1996

Publications

J. M. Scaglione, D. E. Mueller, and J. C. Wagner, "An Approach for Validating Actinide and Fission Product Burnup Credit Criticality Safety Analyses--Criticality (keff) Predictions," Nucl. Technol. 188, 266-279 (2014).

J. M. Scaglione, G. Radulescu, K. R. Robb, W. J. Marshall, J. C. Wagner, M. Glanagan, M. Aissa, and Z. Li, "Consequence Analysis of Spent Nuclear Fuel Reconfiguration Scenarios," in Proceedings of PATRAM 2013, San Francisco, CA, August 18-23, 2013.

J. M. Scaglione, R. A. Lefebvre, K. R. Robb, J. L. Peterson, H. Adkins, T. E. Michener, and D. Vinson, "Integrated Data and Analysis System for Commercial Used Nuclear Fuel Safety Assessments," in Proceedings of PATRAM 2013, San Francisco, CA, August 18-23, 2013.

J. M. Scaglione, A. Caswell, and G. Radulescu, "Considerations for an Integrated Storage, Transportation, and Disposal Canister," in Proceedings of the 14th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWMC), Albuquerque, NM, April 28-May 2, 2013.

J. M. Scaglione, R. A. Lefebvre, G. Radulescu, H. J. Smith, D. Ilas, K. R. Robb, and J. C. Wagner, "Integrating Data and Analysis Capabilities for Cask-Specific Safety Evaluations," in Proceedings of the 14th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWMC), Albuquerque, NM, April 28-May 2, 2013.

A. M. Bevill, G. Radulescu, J. M. Scaglione, and R. L. Howard, "ADVANTG Shielding Analysis for Closure Operations in an Open-Mode Repository," in Proceedings of the 14th International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference (IHLRWMC), Albuquerque, NM, April 28-May 2, 2013.

D. E. Mueller, S. M. Bowman, W. J. Marshall, and J. M. Scaglione, Review and Prioritization of Technical Issues Related to Burnup Credit for BWR Fuel, NUREG/CR-7158 (ORNL/TM-2012/261), prepared for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 2013.

D. E. Mueller, J. M. Scaglione, J. C. Wagner, and S. M. Bowman, Computational Benchmark for Estimated Reactivity Margin from Fission Products and Minor Actinides in BWR Burnup Credit, NUREG/CR-7157 (ORNL/TM-2012/96), prepared for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., February 2013.

G. T. Mays, R. Belles, M. S. Cetiner, R. L. Howard, C. Liu, D. Mueller, O. A. Omitaomu, S. K. Peterson, and J. M. Scaglione, Application of Spatial Data Modeling Systems, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), and Transportation Routing Optimization Methods for Evaluating Integrated Deployment of Interim Spent Fuel Storage Installations and Advanced Nuclear Plants, ORNL/TM-2012/237, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., June 2012.

J. M. Scaglione, D. E. Mueller, J. C. Wagner, and W. J. Marshall, An Approach for Validating Actinide and Fission Product Burnup Credit Criticality Safety Analyses-Criticality (keff) Predictions, NUREG/CR-7109 (ORNL/TM-2011/514), prepared for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission by Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, Tenn., April 2012.

J. M. Scaglione, D. E. Mueller, and J. C. Wagner, "An Approach for Validating Actinide and Fission Product Burnup Credit Criticality Safety Analyses--Criticality (keff) Predictions," Proceedings of ICNC 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland, September 19-23, 2011.

J. M. Scaglione and J. C. Wagner, “Review of Yucca Mountain Disposal Criticality Studies,” Proceedings of the International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Meeting, Albuquerque, NM, April 10-14, 2011.

J. M. Scaglione and J. C. Wagner, "Burnup Credit Approach for the Proposed United States Repository at Yucca Mountain," Proc. IAEA/CSN International Workshop on Advances in Applications of Burnup Credit for Spent Fuel Storage, Transport, Reprocessing, and Disposition, Cordoba, Spain, October 27-30, 2009.

A. H. Wells and J. M. Scaglione, "Burnup Credit Isotopic Validation with Commercial Reactor Criticals," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 88 (2003).

J. M. Scaglione, "Isotopic Bias and Uncertainty for Burnup Credit Applications," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 87, 105-107 (2002).

J. M. Scaglione, "Spent Fuel Criticality Benchmark Experiments," Proc. 2001 ANS Embedded Topical Meeting on Practical Implementation of Nuclear Criticality Safety, Reno, Nevada, November 11-15, 2001.

P. M. O'Leary and J. M. Scaglione, "An Empirical Approach to Bounding the Axial Reactivity Effects of PWR Spent Nuclear Fuel," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 84, 352-353 (2001).

W. J. Anderson, P. M. O'Leary, and J. M. Scaglione, "Selection of Reactor Criticals as Benchmarks for Spent Nuclear Fuels," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 83, 140-141 (2000).

J. M. Scaglione et al., "Applicability of CRC Benchmark Experiments for Burnup Credit Applications," Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 83, 138-139 (2000).

J. S. Tulenko, G. Schoessow, J. M. Scaglione, "A New Fuel Rod Design for Ultra High Burnup Cycles," ICONE 5: Proc. 5th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering, Nice, France, May 26-30,1997.

YUCCA MOUNTAIN PROJECT SPECIFIC PUBLICATIONS

Authored the following Yucca Mountain Project Publications among others and contributed as author or primary reviewer of 50+ other reports:

C. T. Hsu and J. M. Scaglione, PWR Radial Burnup Gradient Reactivity Evaluation. ANL-DSC-NU-000001 REV 000. Las Vegas, Nevada: Sandia National Laboratories (2007).

J. M. Scaglione, Commercial Spent Nuclear Fuel Igneous Scenario Criticality Evaluation. ANL-EBS-NU-000009 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Sandia National Laboratories (2007).

A. H. Wells and J. M. Scaglione, Reactivity Effects of Isotopic Uncertainty for Burnup Credit Validation. 000-00C-WHS0-01500-000-00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2006).

H. R. Radulescu and J. M. Scaglione, Criticality Calculation for 21-PWR Waste Package Configuration for Underburned Assemblies. CAL-DSU-NU-000015 REV 0A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2005).

J. M. Scaglione, 21-PWR Site-Specific Canister Loading Curve Evaluation. 000-00C-HA00-00200-000-00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2005).

H. R. Radulescu and J. M. Scaglione, CSNF Assembly Type Sensitivity Evaluation for Pre- and Postclosure Criticality Analysis. CAL-DSU-NU-000013 REV 00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2005).

J. M. Scaglione, 21-PWR Waste Package Probability of Criticality Due to Misload. CAL-DSU-NU-000014 REV 00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2005).

A. H. Well, J. E. Huffer, and J. M. Scaglione, Isotopic Model for Commercial SNF Burnup Credit. CAL-DSU-NU-000007 REV 00B. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2004).

J. M. Scaglione, 44-BWR Waste Package Loading Curve Evaluation. CAL-DSU-NU-000008 REV 00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2004).

J. M. Scaglione, 21 PWR Waste Package With Absorber Plates Loading Curve Evaluation. CAL-DSU-NU-000006 REV 00C. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2004).

J. Huffer, and J. M. Scaglione, Calculation of Isotopic bias and Uncertainty for BWR SNF. CAL-DSU-NU-000003 REV 00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2003).

J. M. Scaglione, Preclosure Criticality Analysis Process Report. TDR-EBS-NU-000004 REV 01. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2003).

J. M. Scaglione, Criticality Model Report. MDL-EBS-NU-000003 REV 01. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2003).

J. M. Scaglione, PWR Axial Burnup Profile Analysis. CAL-DSU-NU-000012 REV 00A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2003).

J. M. Scaglione, Three Mile Island Unit 1 Radiochemical Assay Comparisons to SAS2H Calculations. CAL-UDC-NU-000011 REV A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2002).

J. M. Scaglione, Calculation of Isotopic Bias and Uncertainty for PWR Spent Nuclear Fuel. CAL-DSU-NU-000001 REV A. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2002).

J. M. Scaglione, 21 PWR Waste Package Variable Spent Nuclear Fuel Loading Evaluation. CAL-UDC-NU-000008 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2001).

J. M. Scaglione, PWR Assembly End-Effect Reactivity Evaluation. CAL-UDC-NU-000006 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2001).

J. M. Scaglione, PWR Depletion Parameter Sensitivity Evaluation. CAL-UDC-NU-000009 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2001).

C. W. Connell and J. M. Scaglione, Summary Report of Two-Dimensional Analysis of Radiochemical Assay Samples. TDR-UDC-NU-000006 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (2001).

J. M. Scaglione, Rod Consolidation Waste Package Criticality Calculations. B00000000-01717-0210-00043 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1999).

J. M. Scaglione, Waste Package, LCE, CRC, and Radiochemical Assay Comparison Evaluation. B00000000-01717-0210-00107 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1999).

D. A. Salmon and J. M. Scaglione, CRC Reactivity Calculations for Quad Cities Unit 2. B00000000-01717-0210-00010 REV 01. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1999).

J. M. Scaglione, CRC Depletion Calculations for Crystal River Unit 3. B00000000-01717-0210-00001 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).

J. M. Scaglione, CRC Reactivity Calculations for Crystal River Unit 3. B00000000-01717-0210-00002 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).

K. D. Wright and J. M. Scaglione, CRC Reactivity Calculations for Three Mile Island Unit 1. B00000000-01717-0210-00008 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).

J. M. Scaglione, CRC Reactivity Calculations for Crystal River Unit 3. B00000000-01717-0210-00002 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).

J. M. Scaglione, CRC Reactivity Calculations for Sequoyah Unit 2. B00000000-01717-0210-00006 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).

J. M. Scaglione, Sequoyah Unit 2 CRC Depletion Calculations. B00000000-01717-0210-00005 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).

J. M. Scaglione, CRC Depletion Calculations for Crystal River Unit 3. B00000000-01717-0210-00001 REV 00. Las Vegas, Nevada: Office of Civilian Radioactive Waste Management (1998).