April 4-6


Program ~ Sherwood 2022 Conference
Location: Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Hotel in Santa Rosa, California

The program consists of one Invited Plenary presentation, 13 Invited Speaker presentations selected out of 42 submissions. The total number of abstract submissions is 109.

All group meetings and technical sessions will be held in the Hyatt Regency Sonoma Wine Country Hotel. The Plenary and Invited presentations will be held in the Dry Creek Valley Ballroom except on Tuesday, April 5 the combined Sherwood-TTF session will be in the Alexander Valley Ballroom I & II. The Poster Sessions will be held in Alexander Valley Ballroom III & IV.

Program as pdf document.

Sunday:: Monday:: Tuesday:: Wednesday

Sunday, 3 April 2022 [top]



8:30AM - 5:00PM


CTTS Group Meeting Location: Sonoma Mountain

1:00PM - 8:00PM


On-Site Registration (Location: Dry Creek Valley Foyer)

5:30PM - 8:30PM


Sherwood Reception (Location: Dry Creek Valley Foyer)


Monday, 4 April 2022 [top]


(Location:Dry Creek Valley Ballroom)

8:15AM - 8:30AM


Welcome and Announcements

Invited Session 1


Chair: Elizabeth Paul

8:30AM - 9:00AM

Matt Landreman (U. of Maryland)

Achieving energetic particle confinement in stellarators with precise quasisymmetry

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Adelle Wright (PPPL)

Exploring stellarator beta-limits with nonlinear MHD modelling

9:30AM - 10:00AM

Ilon Joseph (LLNL)

Exploration of Quantum Computing for Fusion Energy Science Applications

10:00AM - 10:30AM

Coffee Break


Invited Session 2


Chair: Ben Zhu

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Adam Stanier (LANL)

A conservative multi-scale hybrid scheme with fullorbit ions and fluid-electrons

11:00AM - 11:30AM

Jacob King (Tech-X Corp)

A time-split approach to atomic and multiple species physics within the semi-implicit leapfrog method and development for next-generation hardware

11:30AM - 12:00AM

Yuzhi Li (Virginia Tech)

Bohm criterion of plasma sheaths away from asymptotic limits

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch Break


1:30pm - 3:30pm

Poster Session 1

(Location Alexander Valley Ballroom III & IV)

3:30pm - 4:00pm

Beer Break

4:00pm - 6:00pm

Poster Session 2

(Location: Alexander Valley Ballroom III & IV)


Tuesday, 5 April 2022 [top]


(Location: Alexander Valley Ballroom I & II)

Combined Plenary Session 1 with US-EU Joint TTF Workshop


Chair: Valerie Izzo

8:30AM - 9:00AM

Jeronimo Garcia (CEA)

Deuterium-tritium experiments in JET with the ITER-like wall

9:00AM - 9:30AM

Steven Sabbagh (Columbia University / PPPL)

Tokamak Disruption Event Characterization and Forecasting Research and Expansion to Real-Time Application

9:30AM - 10:00AM

Yanzeng Zhang (LANL)

Cooling flow regime of a plasma thermal quench

10:00AM - 10:30AM

Coffee Break


Combined Plenary Session 2 with US-EU Joint TTF Workshop


Chair: Chris Holland

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Robert Hager (PPPL)

Electromagnetic total-f simulation of diverted edge plasma in the gyrokinetic particle-in-cell code XGC

11:00AM - 11:30AM

A.V. Dudkovskaia (U. of York)

Extended global non-linear electromagnetic gyrokinetic theory for the tokamak H-mode pedestal

11:30AM - 12:00PM

M. Kotschenreuther (U. of Texas, Austin)

Fundamental Physics Basis for Transport Barriers without Velocity Shear

12:00PM - 12:30PM



12:30PM - 4:00PM

Afternoon Break


4:00pm - 6:00pm

Poster Session 3

(Location: Alexander Valley Ballroom III & IV)

7:00 PM - 10:00PM

Banquet and Student Awards

(Location: Dry Creek Valley Ballroom)

Wednesday, 6 April 2022 [top]


(Location: Dry Creek Valley Ballroom)

Invited/Plenary Session 3


Chair: Linda Sugiyama

8:30AM - 9:30AM

Phil Snyder (ORNL)

Physics of the Tokamak Pedestal, and Implications for a Fusion Pilot Plant

9:30AM - 10:00AM

Michael Halfmoon (U. of Texas, Austin)

Analysis of gyrokinetic microinstabilities driving anomalous losses in DIII-D pedestal region

10:00AM - 10:30AM

Coffee Break


Invited Session 4


Chair: Yashika Ghai

10:30AM - 11:00AM

Plamen Ivanov (U. of Oxford)

Dimits transition in three-dimensional ion-temperature-gradient turbulence

11:00AM - 11:30AM

Sebastian De Pascuale (ORNL)

Acceleration of SOLPS-ITER Simulations with Data-Driven Projective Integration

11:30AM - 12:00PM

Thomas Jenkins (Tech-X Corporation)

Coupled UEDGE/Vorpal modeling of RF-induced ponderomotive effects on edge and SOL transport