Program
Sherwood 2015

Program

Program ~ Sherwood Conference
Location: Courant Institute, New York, New York

The program consists of 3 Invited Review presentations, 12 Invited Talk presentations selected out of 50 submissions, and Poster presentations. The total number of presentations is 154.

The Review and Invited talks will be held in Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109. The Poster Sessions will be held in a different building, the Kimmel Center for University Life, Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor.

Program as a PDF document.

The Program of oral and poster presentations for the workshop is given below.

Saturday:: Sunday:: Monday:: Tuesday:: Wednesday::

Saturday, March 14[top]

8:30am-6:00pm

 

NIMROD Code Development Meeting (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 102)

Sunday, March 15[top]

8:30am- 6:00pm

 

CEMM Meeting (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 102)

5:00pm- 7:00pm

 

Sherwood Reception / Registration (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 1301)

Monday, March 16[top]

8:15am- 8:30am

 

(Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109)
Welcome, Announcements — Antoine Cerfon, NYU

8:30am– 10:00am

 

Chair: Antoine Cerfon, NYU

8:30am– 9:30am

Dmitri Ryutov

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory — Divertor theory: plasma transport in complex geometries

9:30am– 10:00am

Heinke Frerichs

University of Wisconsin — Three-dimensional edge plasma and neutral gas modeling with the EMC3-EIRENE code on the example of RMP application in tokamaks - status and development plans

10:00am– 10:15am

Break

Coffee/Tea Service (Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor)

10:15am– 12:15pm

Poster Session I

(Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor)

12:15pm– 1:45pm

Lunch

(on your own)

1:45pm– 3:15pm

 

Chair: Eric Held, Utah State University

1:45pm– 2:15pm

Richard Fitzpatrick

University of Texas — Phase-locking of multi-helicity Neoclassical Tearing Modes in tokamak plasmas

2:15pm– 2:45pm

Dustin Fisher

Dartmouth College — 3D Two-fluid Braginski simulations of the Large Plasma Device

2:45pm– 3:15pm

Magali Muraglia

Aix-Marseille University, France — Interchange turbulence driven NTM

Tuesday, March 17[top]

8:15am – 8:30am (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109)
Announcements — Antoine Cerfon, NYU

8:30am– 10:00am

 

Chair: Michael Barnes, University of Oxford, UK

8:30am– 9:30am

Alexander Schekochihin

University of Oxford, UK — Phase mixing vs. turbulence in a drift-kinetic plasma

9:30am– 10:00am

Matt Landreman

University of Maryland — Universal instability, non-modal amplification, and subcritical turbulence

10:00am– 10:15am

Break

Coffee/Tea Service (Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor)

10:15am– 12:15pm

Poster Session II

(Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor)

12:15pm– 1:45pm

Lunch

(on your own)

1:45pm– 3:45pm

Poster Session III

(Rosenthal Pavilion, 10th Floor)

4:00pm– 5:30pm

 

Chair: Andrew Cole, Columbia University

4:00pm– 4:30pm

Raul Sanchez

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain — Investigation of kinetic dynamos driven by non-Gaussian, non-Markovian velocity fluctuations using meshless, Lagrangian numerical schemes

4:30pm– 5:00pm

Joaquim Loizu

Max-Planck/Princeton Center for Plasma Physics — Computation of singular currents at rational surfaces in non-axisymmetric MHD equilibria

5:00pm– 5:30pm

Josefine Proll

Max-Planck/Princeton Center for Plasma Physics — TEM turbulence in stellarators - its simulation and its optimization

6:30pm– 8:30pm

 

Reception / Student Poster Awards (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 1301/1314)

Wednesday, March 18[top]

8:15am – 8:30am (Warren Weaver Hall, Room 109)
Announcements — Antoine Cerfon, NYU

8:30am– 10:00am

 

Chair: François Waelbroeck, University of Texas

8:30am– 9:30am

Todd Evans

General Atomics — 3D Magnetic perturbation effects on confinement during ELM control experiments

9:30am– 10:00am

Roscoe White

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory — Thermal island destabilization and the Greenwald limit

10:00am– 10:30am

Break

Coffee/Tea Service (Warren Weaver Hall, Lobby)

10:30am– 12:00am

 

Chair: Greg Hammett, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory

10:30am– 11:00am

George Wilkie

University of Maryland — Efficient calculation of impurity transport and an improved slowing-down distribution for alpha particles

11:00am– 11:30am

Nathaniel Fisch

Princeton University — Alpha channeling and current drive with lower hybrid waves

11:30am– 12:00pm

Maurizio Ottaviani

CEA Cadarache, France — The flux coordinates independent (FCI) approach to plasma turbulence simulations

Workshop Adjourn 12:00

March 16-18, 2015
The Courant Institute, New York University