NIMROD Team Meeting Agenda

October 21-22, 2017

Hilton Milwaukee City Center, Mitchell Room

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Saturday, October 21


1:00-1:15         Welcoming

Physical model development and analysis:

1:15-1:45         Jeong-Young JiParallel closure theory for toroidally confined plasmas

1:45-2:15         Hankyu LeeImplementation of parallel moment equations in NIMROD

2:15-2:45         Joseph JepsonNIMROD modeling of poloidal flow damping in tokamaks using

                        kinetic closures

2:45-3:15         Daniel BarnesUpdate on resistive Tibbar boundary conditions

3:15-3:30         break

3:30-4:00         Kyle Bunkers—Wall force diagnostic testing

Computational topics:

4:00-4:30         Brian CornilleUpdate on magnetic advance in the arbitrary Lagrangian-

                        Eulerian code

4:30-5:00         Jacob King—Potential computational improvements through CTTS

                        also used: Williams presentation, Li presentation

5:00-5:30         discussion

team dinner

Sunday, October 22

(Coffee, tea, etc.)


8:00-8:30         Carl SovinecComputations of vertical displacement events with toroidal


8:30-9:00         Bick Hooper—Coinjection of plasma and helicity into a tokamak

9:00-9:30         Fatima EbrahimiCoherent current-carrying filaments during nonlinear

                        reconnecting ELMs and VDEs

9:30-10:00       Torrin BechtelUpdate on simulations of stellarator beta limits

10:00-10:15     break

10:15-11:00     Matt BeidlerNonlinear modeling of forced magnetic reconnection with

                        transient perturbations

11:00-11:45     Ping Zhu—Effects of density and impurity on ELMs in tokamaks