Fourth MCNPX-PoliMi Training Workshop

Fourth MCNPX-PoliMi Training Workshop


The Detection for Nuclear Nonproliferation group at the University of Michigan is pleased to present the fourth MCNPX-PoliMi Training Workshop. The workshop will take place at the University of Michigan’s North Campus on June 13, 2014. Below you can find lodging, and general information. If you are interested in attending please email Shaun Clarke at [email protected].

Prof. Sara A. Pozzi

General Information

The Codes:

MCNPX-PoliMi is built from MCNPX version 2.7.0.  Licenses for these two codes can be requested from the Radiation Safety Information Computational Center (RSICC) website ( The workshop will be interactive, involving several radiation detection problems of interest to the group. Workshop attendees with the MCNPX and MCNP-PoliMi codes properly installed on their laptops can follow along. All of the exercises at the workshop will be done on the Windows version of MCNPX-PoliMi; Mac users can run a virtual Windows OS.

Travel and Lodging:

The workshop will be held in the Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center (LEC) on the North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI. Ann Arbor is short taxi or shuttle ride from the Detroit Metropolitan Airport (approx. 25 miles). There are several area hotels available all around Ann Arbor (South Campus, Central Campus and North Campus):

Holiday InnFull3155 Boardwalk Dr, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Sheraton Hotel$2253200 Boardwalk, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Residence Inn$250800 Victors Way, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Hampton$195925 Victors Way, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Comfort Inn$2003501 S. State Street, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
Bell TowerFull300 South Thayer, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Ann Arbor Bed and Breakfast$200-250921 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104
Hampton Inn$1802300 Green Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Holiday Inn$140-$1503600 Plymouth Road, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Travel between all hotels and LEC can be made using the Ann Arbor city ( or campus bus system (, or by a short taxi ride. Attendees who wish to drive themselves to the LEC may obtain a visitor’s parking pass (this must be arranged in advance).

Details about the Ann Arbor area can be found at


Dr. Pozzi will be teaching the applications section of the MCNP Overview and the IEEE Nuclear Science Symposium and Medical Imaging Conference on November 8-9, 2014 in Seattle. Registration can be done directly through the IEEE conference website.