students prizes

First prize

Pierre GuÉrin

Université de Paris 6,
CEA, France

'A component mode synthesis method for 3D cell by cell SPN core calculation using the mixed dual finite element solver MINOS'.

Second prize

Gabriele Grassi

Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne,
CEA, France

‘A non-linear spatial multi-grid acceleration for the method of characteristics in unstructured meshes’


Cristian Rabiti

Universität Stuttgart,
IKET, Germany

‘Time step control for solving the transient even-parity neutron transport equation’


Third prize

Benoit Forget

Georgia Institute of Technology,
Atlanta, USA

‘3D Heterogeneous coarse-mesh transport method’

Allan B. Wollaber

University of Michigan,
Ann Arbor, USA

‘A Hybrid Monte Carlo Deterministic method for global deep penetration particle transport calculations’

Because of the high quality of all the papers presented by students the members of the jury had a difficult task. We thank them here for their help and understanding. We also thank all the students for the very professional work and presentations.  
Simone Santandrea
Student Program
Richard Sanchez
Program Chair



The conference organizers SFANS/SFEN have sponsored three prizes for the ‘best student’ papers. A jury composed by

fleche.gif José María Aragonés (professor, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain)
Yousry Azmy (professor, Penn State University, USA)
Alain Hébert (professor, Ecole Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada)
Barry D. Ganapol (professor, University of Arizona, USA)
Ernest Mund (professor, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium)
Piero Ravetto (professor, Politecnico di Torino, Italy)
Simone Santandrea (MC 2005 Student Program, CEA, France)

assisted to the presentations of 57 student papers and awarded the prizes to: