NIMROD Team Meeting Agenda

Online Sessions on Friday, 10/23, Friday 10/30 and Monday, 11/2

Meeting Minutes

Session 1: Friday, October 23 (Central Daylight Savings Time)

8:55-9:00 AM      Welcoming (bring your own beverage)

9:00-9:30 AM      Haolong Li, Update on simulations of non-axisymmetric VDEs in EAST

9:30-10:00 AM    Shiyong Zeng, Update on simulations of 2/1 island and cold-bubble formation

                             during MGI in J-TEXT

10:00-10:15         break

10:15-10:45 AM  Alex Sainterme, Implementation and testing a reduced RE model

10:45-11:15 AM  Simon Woodruff, Resistive wall models and applications

11:15-11:45 AM  Valerie Izzo, Passively driven 3D coil modeling for runaway electron


7-day intermission

Session 2: Friday, October 30 (Central Daylight Savings Time)

9:00-9:30             Urvashi Gupta, Update on pinch calculations from self-consistent steady states

9:30-10:00           Eric Howell, Update on NTM modeling

10:00-10:15         break

10:15-10:45         Dan Barnes, A new approach to semi-implicit Hall physics

10:45-11:15         Sina Taheri, Analysis of two competing plasma-neutral time-advance methods

11:15-11:45         Omar Lopez Ortiz, Simulations of low-q disruptions in CTH

3-day intermission

Session 3: Monday, November 2 (Central Standard Time)

8:00-8:30             Brian Cornille, Progress in the coupling of KORC and NIMROD

8:30-9:00             Hankyu Lee, Transport studies using general parallel moment equations in


9:00-9:30             James Hanson, Finding Surface-of-Section fixed points in NIMFL


9:30-9:45             break

9:45-10:45           Jacob King, GPU strategy and plans

10:45-11:15         Joseph Jepson, Benchmarking kinetic formulations for the ion poloidal flow


11:15-11:45         Andrew Spencer, Integral methods of computing continuum drift-kinetic

                             Rosenbluth potentials

11:45-11:55         discussion of timing for the next team meeting