Publications at International Conferences

Only NARSIS papers published in international conferences proceedings are dispalyed here.

Papers published in proceedings


Štrubelj, L., Foerster, E., Rastiello, G., Daniell, J., Bazargan-Sabet, B., Gehl, P., Vardon, P. J., Duvvuru Mohan, V. K., “The Goal of the New Approach to Reactor Safety Improvements (NARSIS) Project”

12th Int. Conf. of the Croatian Nuclear Society, Zadar, Croatia, 3-6 June 2018


Gehl, P. and Rohmer, J., “Vector intensity measures for a more accurate reliability assessment of NPP sub-systems”

Int. Conf. on Technological Innovations in Nuclear Civil Engineering (TINCE 2018), Saclay, 29-31 August 2018


Schäfer, A. M., Daniell, J., Wenzel, F., "Global Probabilistic Tsunami Risk Modelling--Methods and first results"

EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, Volume 20


Schäfer, A. M., Daniell, J. E., Wenzel, F., “Quantification of Global Probabilistic Tsunami Risk – Initial Results”

16th European Conference on Earthquake Engineering (ECEE 2018), paper 10783, Thessaloniki, Greece, 18-21 June 2018



Abrishami, S., Khakzad, N., van Gelder, P., Hosseini, SM., “Improving the performance of Success Likelihood Index Model (SLIM) using Bayesian network”

29th European Safety and Reliability Conference (ESREL 2019), Hannover, Germany, 22-26 September 2019


Bohanec, M., Vrbanić, I., Bašić, I., Debelak, K., Štrubelj, L., “Conceptual Design of a Decision Support Tool for Severe Accident Management in Nuclear Power Plants”

22nd Int. Multiconference Information Society (IS 2019) - Slovenian Conference on Artificial Intelligence, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 10 October 2019


Darnowski, P., Mazgaj, P., Skrzypek, E., “MELCOR Simulations of the SBO in Gen III PWR with EVMR” 

28th Int. Conf. Nuclear Energy for New Europe (NENE2019), paper 411, Portorož, Slovenia, 9-12 September 2019


Edrich, A.-K., Daniell, J., Haecker, E., Schaefer, A., Wenzel, F., “A European-scale Multi-Hazard Screening Process for the selection of decommissioned Nuclear Power Plants”

EGU General Assembly 2019, Volume 21, EGU2019-10806, Vienna, Austria, 7-12 April 2019

Foerster, E., Raimond, E., Guigueno, Y., “Probabilistic Safety Assessment for Internal and External Events/European projects H2020-NARSIS and FP7-ASAMPSA_E”

9th European Commission Conferences on EURATOM Research and Training in Safety of Reactor Systems (FISA 2019), Pitesti, Romania, 4-7 June 2019

DOI: 10.2777/522041 (access also as a journal paper: DOI 10.1051/epjn/2019012)


Gehl, P., Marcilhac-Fradin, M., Rohmer, J., Guigueno, Y., Rahni, N., Clément, J., “Identifying uncertainty contributions to the seismic fragility assessment of a nuclear reactor steam line”

7th Int. Conf. on Comput. Meth. Struct. Dyn. & Earthq. Engng. (COMPDYN 2019), Crete, Greece, 24-26 June 2019.


Haecker, E., Daniell, J., Wenzel, F., Schaefer, A., “Multi-hazard and singular hazard screening review for European nuclear power plants: analysis and lessons learned”

EGU General Assembly 2019, Vol.21, EGU2019-14643, Vienna, Austria, 7-12 April 2019


Lejouad, C., Richard, B., Mongabure, P., Capdevielle, S., Ragueneau, F., “Experimental Study Of The Seismic Behavior Of Corroded RC Beams”

SMIRT25, paper II_837, Charlotte, NC, USA. August 4-9, 2019  


Lejouad, C., Capdevielle, S., Richard, B., Ragueneau, F., “A numerical model to predict the effect of corrosion on the dynamic behavior of reinforced concrete beams”

12th  Canadian Conf. Earthquake Engineering, Québec, Canada, 17-20 June 2019  

Mohan, V.K.D., Vardon, P.J., Hicks, M.A., van Gelder, P.H.A.J.M., “Uncertainty Tracking and Geotechnical Reliability Updating Using Bayesian Networks”

7th Int. Symposium on Geotechnical Safety and Risk, Taipei, Taiwan, 12-13 December, 2019


Pellissetti, M., Kessler, H., Schmidl, J., Nykyforchyn, A., Staeuble-Akcay, S., “Seismic performance of fuel assemblies based on intensity-compatible sets of recorded ground motion time histories”

25th Conf. on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT 25), Charlotte, North Carolina, USA,  4-9 August, 2019


Prošek, A., Volkanovski, A., “Constraining Input Uncertainty Sources of PSA by Sensitivity Analysis Using FFTBM-SM”

28th Int. Conf. Nuclear Energy for New Europe (NENE2019), Portorož, Slovenia, 9-12 September 20197


Rodriguez, S., Néron, D., Charbonnel, P.-E., Ladevèze, P., Nahas, G., “Non incremental LATIN-PGD solver for non-linear vibratoric dynamics problems”

14e Colloque National en Calcul des Structures (CSMA 2019), Giens, France, 13-17 May 2019


Rohmer, J., Gehl, P., Marcilhac-Fradin, M., Guigueno, Y., Rahni, N., Clément, J., “Non-stationary extreme value analysis applied to seismic fragility assessment for nuclear safety analysis”

Advances in Extreme Value Analysis and application to Natural Hazard (EVAN 2019), Paris, France, 17-19 September 2019

Access as a journal paper: DOI 10.5194/nhess-20-1267-2020 


Volkanovski, A., Prošek, A., “Progression of Station Blackout Event in PWR Plant”

28th Int. Conf. Nuclear Energy for New Europe (NENE2019), Portorož, Slovenia, 9-12 September 2019.


Bohanec, M., Vrbanić, I., Bašić, I., Debelak, K., Štrubelj, L., “A Decision-Support Approach to Severe Accident Management in Nuclear Power Plants”

IFIP DS 2020 20th Open Conf. of the IFIP WG 8.3 on Decision Support  “Toward enhanced risk management, shaping risk culture theory and making sound decisions under pressure”, Online, 24-26 June 2020.

DOI: 10.1080/12460125.2020.1854426.


Cancemi, S.A., Lo Frano, R., Darnowski, P., Ciolini, R., “Preliminary Analysis of Creep and Ageing Influence During SBO”

29th Int. Conf. Nuclear Energy for New EuropeNENE2020, Portorož, Slovenia, 9-12 September 2020


Darnowski, P., Mazgaj, P., Bašić, I., Vrbanic, I., Skrzypek, M., Malesa, J., Silde, A., Hiittenkivi, J., Štrubelj, L., “Severe Accident Simulations Dedicated to the SAMG Decision-Making Tool Demonstration”

29th Int. Conf. Nuclear Energy for New EuropeNENE2020, Portorož, Slovenia, 9-12 September 2020


Lo Frano, R., Paci, S., Darnowski, P., Mazgaj, P., “Study of the ageing effects on the lower head failure in a PWR reactor”

28th Int. Conference On Nuclear Engineering joint with the ASME 2020 Power Conf., ICONE28-POWER2020, Paper ICONE2020-16664, V001T01A016, Anaheim, California, USA, 2-6 August 2020

DOI: 10.1115/ICONE2020-16664


Mazgaj, P., Darnowski, P., Kaszko, A., Hortal, J., Dusic, M., Mendizábal, R., Pelayo, F., “Demonstration of the E-BEPU Methodology for LB-LOCA in NPP with PWR Reactor”

29th Int. Conf. Nuclear Energy for New EuropeNENE2020, Portorož, Slovenia, 9-12 September 2020


NARSIS Special session at EGU General Assembly 2020, Online, 4–8 May 2020:

  1. Daniell, J., Schaefer, A., Winter, H., Gehl, P., Vardon, P., Mohan, V., Molenaar, C., Natarajan, V., Foerster, E. & Ragon, F., “A European multi-hazard assessment for Nuclear Power Plants with applications to other infrastructure types with operational time windows”, DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-8829
  2. Foerster, E., Bazargan-Sabet, B., Daniell, J., Gehl, P., Vardon, P. J., Duvvuru Mohan, V. K., Rastiello, G., Štrubelj, L. & Ragon, F., “New trends in Multihazards Probabilistic Safety Assessment for nuclear installations: the H2020-NARSIS Project”, DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-5860
  3. Kaszko, A., Kowal, K. & Potempski, S., “Quantification of initiating events probability based on fragility functions and Bayesian network applied for multi-hazard”, DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-21900
  4. Mohan, V. K. D., Vardon, P., Daniell, J., Gehl P., Schaefer, A., van Gelder, P., Natarajan, V., Molenaar, C., Foerster, E. & Ragon, F., “Application of Bayesian Networks in Multi-Hazard Safety Assessment of Nuclear Power Plants”, DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-21036
  5. Neuweiler, A., Daniell, J., Schaefer, A. & Wenzel, F., “A global volcanic eruption source parameter database with application to determination of ashfall risk to infrastructure”, DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-13896 (volcanic analyses aiding the multi-hazard scenarios)
  6. Schaefer, A., Daniell, J. & Wenzel, F., “A multi-hazard assessment of Europe’s power plants”, DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu2020-13108


NARSIS Special session at 30th Int. Conf. on Nuclear Energy for New Europe (NENE2021), Bled, Slovenia, 6-9 September 2021:

  1. Kaszko, A., Potempski, S., “Multiple Hazard Modelling Utilizing Traditional PSA Tools”,
  2. Lo Frano, R., Cancemi, S.A., Gehl, P., Foerster, E., “Study of the seismic behaviour of GEN III plant: the influence of ageing”,
  3. Pellissetti, M., Robin-Boudaoud, M.-C., Gehl, P., “Seismic Fragility Analysis Based On Vector-Valued Intensity Measures; Theory And Application To Fuel Assembly Grids”,
  4. Štrubelj, L., Debelak, K., Bohanec, M., Bašić, I., Vrbanić, I., “SEVERA Decision Support Tool Development in Project NARSIS”,


Daniell, J., Schaefer, A., de Ruiter, M., Foerster, E., Ward, P., Brand, J., Khazai, K.,  Girard, T., Wenzel, F., “Multi-hazard open access software package review with the potential for conducting sectoral risk assessments on a European or local scale”

EGU 2022, NH9.1 – Global and continental scale risk assessment for natural hazards: methods and practice, EGU22-12982, Vienna, Austria & Online, May 23-27 2022.

DOI: 10.5194/egusphere-egu22-12982


To come soon...

Foerster, E., Rastiello, G.,  Daniell, J., Gehl, P., Bazargan-Sabet, B., Vardon, P.J., Mohan, V.K.D.,  Štrubelj, L., “New progress in probabilistic safety assessment of NPPs against cascade and combined natural hazards”

10th Euratom Conference on Reactor Safety (FISA 2022), Lyon, France,  30 May -3 June 2022 (abstract+poster)


Foerster, E., Daniell, J., Gehl, P., Vardon, P.J., Rastiello, G.,  Štrubelj, L., Bazargan-Sabet, B., “Probabilistic safety assessment of NPPs against combined natural hazards: outcomes of the NARSIS project”

26th Conf. on Structural Mechanics in Reactor Technology (SMiRT 26), Berlin/Postdam, Germany, 10-15 July 2022


Foerster E., Girault N. & Helminen A., “Probabilistic safety assessment for internal and external events on nuclear power plants and on mitigation strategies / H2020 European projects NARSIS, R2CA and BESEP”

10th Euratom Conference on Reactor Safety (FISA 2022), Lyon, France,  30 May -3 June 2022 (abstract)

Journal paper under review (EPJ Nuclear Sciences & Technologies)


Mazgaj, P., Darnowski, P., Kaszko, A., Hortal, J., Dusic, M., Mendizábal, R., Pelayo, F., “Demonstration of the E-BEPU Methodology for SL-LOCA in a Gen-III PWR Reactor”

Journal paper under review



Dernière mise à jour le 29.05.2022