NIMROD Team Meeting Agenda

August 9-11, 2016

3210 Mechanical Engineering Building

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Tuesday, August 9

Computational topics:

8:30-8:45         Welcoming

8:45-9:30         Carl SovinecLeast-squares finite element projection and preconditioning

9:30-10:00       Jacob King—Experiments with semi-Lagrangian techniques in NIMROD

10:00-10:15     break

Physical model development and analysis:

10:15-11:00     Jeong-Young JiIon parallel closures

11:00-11:45     Eric Held—Chapman-Enskog like drift kinetic equations in NIMROD


11:45-12:15     Jacob King—Update on QH modeling

12:15-1:30       lunch break

1:30-2:15         Bick HooperAsymmetric current-sheet instability in simulations of TCHI

2:15-3:00         Eric HowellSimulations of low-q disruptions in CTH

3:00-3:45         Eric Held—Giant sawtooth modeling

3:45-4:00         break

4:00-4:45         Valerie IzzoInside-out thermal quench mitigation by shell pellet injection

4:45-5:30         Ping ZhuELM suppression in Lithium-conditioned NSTX

team dinner

Wednesday, August 10

9:00-9:45         Karsten McCollamSimulations of the RELAX RFP and validation studies

9:45-10:30       Joshua SauppeMagnetic reconnection in 3D computations relevant to LAPD

10:30-10:45     break

10:45-11:30     Mathew BeidlerVisco-resistive modeling of forced magnetic reconnection

11:30-12:15     Brian CornilleModeling of tokamaks in MST

12:15-1:30       lunch break

1:30-5:00         team building

Thursday, August 10

9:00-9:45         Kyle BunkersFree-boundary disruption dynamics and NIMROD computations

                        for them

9:45-10:30       Torrin BechtelOptimizing code performance for 3D geometries and updates on

                        stellarator simulations

10:30-10:45     break

10:45-11:00     Carl Sovinec—Perspectives on the 20th anniversary

11:00-12:00     Discussion