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Josh Jarrell

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Biography:
Dr. Josh Jarrell is currently the Used Fuel Relationship Manager at Idaho National Laboratory (INL) in the Nuclear Science & Technology (NS&T) Directorate where he has been employed since 2017. In this role, Dr. Jarrell provides technical and programmatic leadership in the areas of used fuel storage, transportation, and disposal as well as provides strategic vision for NS&T used fuel activities. Prior to joining INL, Dr. Jarrell worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (2010-2017) in the Reactor and Nuclear Systems Division. His education includes a B.S. and Ph.D. in Nuclear Engineering from Texas A&M University. His subject matter expertise includes used fuel storage, transportation and disposal, used fuel system analysis and economic evaluations, nuclear criticality analysis, radiation transport code development, and technical leadership and program management.

Education:

​Ph.D., Nuclear Engineering - Texas A&M University

B.S., Nuclear Enginnering - Texas A&M University

 

Publications:

​Refereed Publications

S. Chatzidakis, S. Cetiner, H. Santos-Villalobos, J. J. Jarrell, J. M. Scaglione, Sensor Requirements for Detection and Characterization of Stress Corrosion Cracking in Welded Stainless Steel Canisters, Proc. International Congress on Advances in Nuclear Power Plants, April 8-11, 2018, Charlotte, North Carolina.

 

S. Chatzidakis, A. I. Adeniyi, T. F. Severynse, R. H. Jones, J. J. Jarrell, J. M. Scaglione, A Novel Mobile Examination and Remediation Facility for On-Site Remediation of Dry Storage Systems, Waste Management 2018, March 18 – 22, Phoenix, Arizona.

 

R. A. Joseph III, J. J. Jarrell, R. M. Cumberland, E. A. Kalinina, G. M. Petersen, R. L. Howard, W. M. Nutt, Standardized Canisters for Spent Nuclear Fuel: Their Potential Impact and a Proposed Path Forward, International Journal of Integrated Waste Management, Science and Technology, pg. 1 – 25, Vol. 2, No. 3, July 2017.

 

S. Chatzidakis, J. J. Jarrell, J. M. Scaglione, Sensor Requirements for Detection and Characterization of Stress Corrosion Cracking in Welded Stainless Steel Canisters, Proc. ASME 2017 PVP, Waikoloa, HI, July 16-20, 2017.

 

R. A. Joseph III, A. Myers, J. J. Jarrell, J. Peterson, K. Banerjee, SNF Data Visualization on the Centralized Used Fuel Resource for Information Exchange (CURIE) Website, Proc. ANS 2017 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 11-15, 2017.

 

S. Chatzidakas, P. A. Hausladen, S. Croft, J. A. Chapman, J. J. Jarrell, J. M. Scaglione, C. K. Choi, L. H. Tsoukalas, Exploring the Use of Muon Momentum for Detection of Nuclear Material within Shielded Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Casks, Proc. ANS 2017 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, June 11-15, 2017.

 

S. Chatzidakas, P. A. Hausladen, S. Croft, J. A. Chapman, J. J. Jarrell, J. M. Scaglione, C. K. Choi, L. H. Tsoukalas, Classification and Imaging of Spent Nuclear Fuel Dry Casks Using Cosmic Ray Muons, Proc. 10th International Topical Meeting on Nuclear Plant Instrumentation, Control and Human Machine Interface Technologies, San Francisco, CA, June 11-15, 2017.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph III, R. M. Cumberland, G. M. Petersen, E. A. Kalinina, Standardized Canisters and Their Potential Impact on an Integrated Waste Management System, Proc. ANS IHLRWM 2017, Charlotte, NC, April 9 – 13, 2017.

 

S. Chatzidakis, J. J. Jarrell, J. M. Scaglione, High-Resolution Ultrasound Imaging using Model-Based Iterative Reconstruction for Canister Degradation Detection, Proc. ANS IHLRWM 2017, Charlotte, NC, April 9 – 13, 2017.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph III, R. L. Howard, R. M. Cumberland, G. M. Petersen, W. M. Nutt, J. Carter, T. Cotton, Potential Cost Implications of an Interim Storage Facility for Commercial SNF, Proc. WM2017, Phoenix, AZ, March 5-9, 2017.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph III, R. M. Cumberland, R. L. Howard, W. M. Nutt, A Proposed Path Forward for Standardization, Proc. WM2017, Phoenix, AZ, March 5-9, 2017.

 

R. M. Cumberland, A. Adeniyi, R. L. Howard, R. A. Joseph III, J. J. Jarrell, W. M. Nutt, Preliminary Concept of Operations for the Spent Fuel Management System, Proc. WM2017, Phoenix, AZ, March 5-9, 2017.

 

J. J. Jarrell, A. Adeniyi, O. Martinez, G. Radulescu, K. Robb, J. Scaglione, Design of a Universal Canister System for US High-Level Waste, Proc. PATRAM 2016, Kobe, Japan, September 18-23, 2016.

 

J. M. Scaglione, J. J. Jarrell, M. R. Feldman, R. L. Howard, J. B. Clarity, Overview of Security Considerations for the Back-end of the United States Fuel Cycle, Proc. INMM Annual, Atlanta, GA, July 24-28, 2016.

 

R. L. Howard, J. J. Jarrell, M. R. Feldman, J. Carter, Summary of Industry Task Orders Completed by the US DOE-NE NFST, Proc. ANS Summer Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 13-16, 2016.

 

J.J. Jarrell, M. Akbowitz, R. Joseph, M. Samsa, N. Saraeva, J. M. Scaglione, J. St. Aubin, C. Trail, US DOE-NE NFST Modeling Tools, Proc. ANS Summer Meeting, New Orleans, LA, June 13-16, 2016.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph III, Riley M. Cumberland, G. M. Petersen, J. Fortner, E. Kalinina, T. Severynse, “An Evaluation of Standardized Canisters in the Waste Management System,” Proc. WM2016, Phoenix, AZ, March 6-10, 2016.

 

A. A. Alsaed, J. A. Blink, J. J. Jarrell, R. L. Howard, E. L. Hardin, C. R. Bryan, “Performance Specifications for Standardized Transportation, Aging, and Disposal Canister Systems,” Proc. ANS Winter Meeting, Washington, D.C., November 8 – 12, 2015.

 

J. Jarrell, R. Joseph III, J. Fortner, R. Hale, R. Howard, E. Kalinina, G. Petersen, R. Wilkerson, “Initial Evaluation of Standardized Canisters in the Waste Management System,” Proc. ANS International High-Level Radioactive Waste Management Conference, Charleston, SC, April 12 – 16, 2015.

 

R. Cumberland, J. Jarrell, R. Howard, J. Williams, “A Review of Multipurpose Canister Concepts for Standardization in the Waste Management System,” Proc. Waste Management 2015, Phoenix, AZ, March 15 – 20, 2015.

 

W. Nutt, J. Wagner, M. Feldman, J. Carter, R. Howard, J. Jarrell, “Nuclear Fuel Storage and Transportation Planning Project Strategic Crosscutting Activities,” Proc. Waste Management 2015, Phoenix, AZ, March 15 – 19, 2015.

 

M. Jessee, W. Wieselquist, T. Evans, S. Hamilton, J. Jarrell, K.S. Kim, J. Lefebvre, R. Lefebvre, U. Mertyurek, A. Thompson, M. Williams, “POLARIS: A New Two-Dimensional Lattice Physics Analysis Capability for the SCALE Code System,” Proc. PHYSOR 2014, Kyoto, Japan, September 28 – October 3, 2014.

 

G. G. Davidson, T. M. Evans, J. J. Jarrell, S. P. Hamilton, T. M. Pandya, and R. N. Slaybaugh, “Massively Parallel, Three-Dimensional Transport Solutions for the k-Eigenvalue Problem,” Nucl. Sci. Eng. 177(2), 111-125, 2014.

 

J. J. Jarrell and D. A. White, “Centralized Used Fuel Resource for Information Exchange,” Proc. Waste Management 2014, Phoenix, AZ, March 2-6, 2014.

 

W. Nutt, E. Morris, F. Puig, R. Howard, J. Jarrell, R. Joseph III, and T. Cotton, “Waste Management System Architecture Evaluations,” Proc. Waste Management 2014, Phoenix, AZ, March 2-6, (2014).

 

J. J. Jarrell, A. T. Godfrey, T. M. Evans, and G. G. Davidson, “Full Core Reactor Analysis: Running Denovo on Jaguar,” Nucl. Sci. Eng. 175(3), 283-291, 2013.

 

J. J. Jarrell, T. M. Evans, and G. G. Davidson, “Discrete Ordinate Quadrature Selection for Reactor-based Eigenvalue Problems,” Proc. International Conference on Mathematics and Computational Methods Applied to Nuclear Science & Engineering (M&C 2013), Sun Valley, ID, May 5-9, 2013.

 

C. Baker, G. Davidson, T. M. Evans, S. Hamilton, J. Jarrell, and W. Joubert, “High Performance Radiation Transport Simulations on TITAN,” Proc. Supercomputing SC12, Salt Lake City, NV, November 12-15, 2012.

 

J. J. Jarrell, A. T. Godfrey, T. M. Evans, and G. G. Davidson, “Full Core Reactor Analysis: Running Denovo on Jaguar,” Proc. PHYSOR 2012: Advances in Reactor Physics Linking Research, Industry, and Education, Knoxville, TN, April 15-20, 2012.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. E. Grove, and T. M. Evans, “A Cut-Cell Approach for 2D Cartesian Meshes that Preserves Orthogonal Grid Sweep Ordering,” Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 105, 435-437, Washington DC, October 30–November 3, 2011.

 

O. Lastres, D. Chandler, J. J. Jarrell, and G. I. Maldonado, “Plutonium-238 Production Studies at the High Flux Isotope Reactor,” Trans. Am. Nucl. Soc. 104, 716-718, Hollywood, FL, June 26-30, 2011.

 

J. J. Jarrell and M. L. Adams, “Discrete-Ordinates Quadrature Sets based on Linear Discontinuous Finite Elements,” Proc. International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods & Reactor Physics, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 8-12, 2011.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. E. Grove, M. T. Shearer, and A. M. Watson, “Discrete Ordinate Mapping Algorithm for Region-Based Quadrature Sets,” Proc. International Conference on Mathematics, Computational Methods & Reactor Physics, Saratoga Springs, NY, May 3-7, 2009.

 

J. J. Jarrell, M. L. Adams, and J. M. Risner, “Application of Quadruple Range Quadratures to Three-Dimensional Model Shielding Problems,” Nucl. Technol. 168(2), 424-430, 2009.

 


Other Publications

R. M. Cumberland, K. A. Williams, J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph III, Cost Sensitivity Analysis for Consolidated Interim Storage of Spent Fuel: Evaluating the Effect of Economic Environment Parameters, FCRD-NFST-2016-000721 Rev. 1, ORNL/SR-2016/681, December 2016.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph, R. L. Howard, G. Petersen, R. Cumberland, W. Nutt, J. Carter, T. Cotton, Cost Implications of an Interim Storage Facility in the Waste Management System, FCRD-NFST-2015-000648 Rev. 1, ORNL/TM-2015/18, September 2016.

 

J. J. Jarrell, A. Adeniyi, O. Martinez, G. Radulescu, K. Robb, J. Scaglione, Design of a Universal Canister System for US High-Level Waste, ORNL/TM-2016/383, September 2016.

 

ORNL, Performance Specification for Standardized Transportation, Aging, and Disposal Canister Systems, FCRD-NFST-2014-000579, Rev. 1, ORNL/SPR-2015/191, April 30, 2015.

 

ORNL, Rationale for the Performance Specification for Standardized Transportation, Aging, and Disposal Canister Systems, FCRD-2015-000106, Rev. 0, ORNL/SPR-2015/175, April 30, 2015.

 

J. J. Jarrell, R. A. Joseph III, R. L. Howard, R. E. Hale, G. M. Petersen, R. B. Wilkerson, J. Fortner, E. Kalinina, Initial Standardized Canister System Evaluation, FCRD-NFST-2014-000084 Rev. 0, ORNL/LTR-2014/330, August 29, 2014.

 

J. Jarrell, R. Howard, R. Joseph III, J. Wagner, M. Nutt, M. Samsa, T. Cotton, E. Hardin, P. Swift, J. Carter, B. Gutherman, A. Levin, Project Plan for an Assessment of Standardized Canister Systems, FCRD-NFST-2014-000083 Rev. 1, May 02, 2014.

 

J. J. Jarrell and D. A. White, Centralized Used Fuel Resource for Information Exchange (CURIE), FCRD-NFST-2013-000222, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, September 2013.

 

R. L. Howard, R. A. Joseph III, J. J. Jarrell, and W. Nutt, Preliminary Used Fuel Management System Concept of Operations Including Options for Standardized Transportation, Aging, and Disposal Canisters, and Direct Disposal of Dual Purpose Canisters, FCRD-NFST-2013-000221, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, July 2013.

 


Select Presentations

J. J. Jarrell, Integrated Waste Management System Analysis Tools and Future Data Needs, Spent Nuclear Fuel Working Group Meeting, Idaho Falls, ID, July 18, 2017.

 

J. M. Scaglione and J. J. Jarrell, Used Nuclear Fuel – Storage Transportation & Disposal Analysis Resource and Data System (UNF-ST&DARDS) Technical Exchange, China’s Nuclear Security Center of Excellence, Beijing, China, July 10 – 12, 2017.

 

J. J. Jarrell, Cost Implications of an Interim Storage Facility in the Waste Management System, Holtec Users Group, Savannah, GA, May 5, 2017.

 

J.J. Jarrell, Does Consolidated Interim Storage Make Sense in an Integrated Waste Management System?, NEI Used Fuel Management Conference, Savannah, GA, May 3, 2017.

 

J. J. Jarrell, System Analysis Tools Used to Evaluate the Integrated Waste Management System, NWTRB Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 24, 2016.

 

J. J. Jarrell, Spent Nuclear Fuel: Myth vs. Reality, Nuclear Science Week, Knoxville, TN, October 23, 2015.

 

J. J. Jarrell, Standardized Transportation, Aging, and Disposal Canister Design, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Golden, CO, June 24, 2015.

 

J. J. Jarrell, DOE-NE NFST Standardization Assessment, NEI Standardization Brief, NEI Offices, Washington, D.C., July 16, 2014.

 

J. J. Jarrell, Integrating Standardization into the Nuclear Waste Management System, Nuclear Waste Technical Review Board, Washington, D.C., November 20, 2013.

 

J. J. Jarrell, A Path Forward on Standardization, DOE-NE Fuel Cycle Technologies Annual Review Meeting, Argonne National Laboratory, Lemont, IL, November 2013.

Awards:

​ORNL Significant Event Award, Completion and Delivery of Version 2.0 Virtual Environment for Reactor Applications (VERA)

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