NIMROD Team Meeting Agenda

Bryan-Beeman Room, Hyatt Regency Dallas

November 15, 2008, pre-APS DPP, Dallas, TX


Model development:

8:45-9:15         Jeong-Young Ji—Update on classical and general closures from moment


9:15-9:45         Eric Held—Continuum solution to the drift kinetic equation in NIMROD: speed

dependence and parallelization issues

9:45-10:15       Jianhua Cheng—Implicit Lorentz ion, drift/gyro kinetic electron MHD closure


10:25-10:40     Eric Howell (presented by Carl Sovinec) —NIMEQ Grad-Shafranov solver

Performance development and scaling:

10:40-10:55     Carl Sovinec—Data/loop reordering for parallel efficiency

10:55-11:10     Charlson Kim—Review and status of particles in NIMROD


11:10-11:25     Charlson Kim— Initial flux injection simulations of a coplanar gun

11:25-11:55     Richard Milroy-- Progress in FRC simulations using NIMROD

lunch break

1:00-1:30         Ryoji Takahashi— Kinetic effects of energetic particles on resistive MHD stability

1:30-2:00         Tom Jenkins—Modeling of RF/MHD coupling using NIMROD and GENRAY

2:00-2:30         Scott Kruger— Modeling parallel heat transport in the vicinity of a single-helicity


2:30-3:00         Jacob King—Two-fluid dynamo studies with NIMROD

3:00-3:30         Fatima Ebrahimi--Linear and nonlinear computations of pressure-driven

                        instabilities in RFP


3:40-4:10         Ping Zhu—Two-fluid ballooning simulations

4:10-4:30         Bonita Squires—Update on peeling/ballooning benchmark with ELITE

4:30-5:00         Chris Carey—Rotational stabilization of jet kinks

5:00-5:30         Mark Schlutt—Update: modeling a straight stellarator using NIMROD


5:50                 Discussion of dates and location for the next meeting




team dinner