|Sama Bilbao y León|
Ph.D. Candidate and Research AssistantOffice:
131 Engineering Research Building
1500 Engineering Drive
Madison, WI 53706
As a research assistant at the University of Wisconsin Madison, Ms. Bilbao y León has participated in the ACE-Extension Project re-analyzing the ACE experiments and evaluating and improving the capabilities of the code CORCON-UW (now called INJECT).
In addition, she is in charge of the design and building of an experimental set-up to study the process of formation and stability of a solid layer as it solidifies from a molten pool and the heat losses through this layer. This facility will also consider the influence on thermal hydraulics of the solid fraction withing the molten pool. This project is supported by EPRI.
Ms. Bilbao y León has also collaborated with the European Union in the Benchmark Exercise on Expert Judgement Techniques in PSA Level 2 by analyzing the FARO experiments with the computer code TEXAS.
Ms. Bilbao y León is an active member of the American Nuclear Society, and a firm advocate of nuclear science and technology. Currently, she belongs to the Younger Generation Working Group that is producing a report that will provide the International Nuclear Societies Council (INSC) with the views of the younger generation of nuclear professionals. [an error occurred while processing this directive]