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Large Scale Computing and Storage Requirements for Fusion Energy Sciences Research

A DOE Technical Program Review

March 19-20, 2013


Front row, from left: C.S. Chang, Zhihong Lin, Stephane Ethier, Paul Bonoli, Homa Karimabadi, Sean Finnegan, 
Alex Friedman, Alice Koniges, Scott Parker, Jeff Candy, John Mandrekas, Dave Goodwin.
Back row, from left: Steven Jardin, Carl Sovinec, Sudip Dosanjh, Kai Germaschewski, Slava Lukin,
Brian Wirth, Harvey Wasserman, Frank Tsung, Chuang Ren, Tim Williams, Wayne Joubert, Richard Gerber. 

Organizers

NameOrganizationRole
John Mandrekas DOE / FES Team Leader, Theory & Simulation
David Goodwin DOE / ASCR NERSC Program Manager
Sudip Dosanjh NERSC NERSC Director
Richard Gerber NERSC Review Organizer
Harvey Wasserman NERSC Review Organizer

Participants

NameOrganizationArea
Paul Bonoli MIT MFES; RF interactions with plasmas
Jeff Candy General Atomics MFES; gyrokinetic simulations with continuum (Eulerian) codes; Verification & Validation; Developer of GYRO
C. S. Chang PPPL MFES; gyrokinetic simulations with PIC codes; developer of the XGC family of codes
Stephane Ethier PPPL MFES; gyrokinetic simulations with PIC codes; code performance issues; co-developer of the GTS code
Alex Friedman LLNL and LBNL IFES / HEDLP / Heavy Ion Fusion
Kai Germaschewski University of New Hampshire GPS; simulations of magnetic reconnection and turbulence in laboratory and space plasmas
Stephen Jardin PPPL MFES; MHD-fluid simulations; developer of the M3D family of codes
Homa Karimabadi U.C. San Diego Kinetic simulations of Laboratory and space plasmas; data issues
Alice Koniges NERSC IFES: Heavy Ion Fusion and Ion Accelerator Experiment Modeling;
MFES: Plasma-Wall Interaction, Programming models and fusion compact applications
Arnold Kritz Lehigh University Integrated modelling
Zhihong Lin U.C. Irvine MFES; gyrokinetic simulations with PIC codes; developer of GTC code
Vyacheslav Lukin Naval Research Lab MFES / GPS; development and validation of fluid-based numerical models for simulations of exploratory confinement & basic laboratory plasma research; developer of the HiFi multi-fluid modeling framework
Alexei Pankin Tech-X Corporation ELM dynamics, integrated modeling
Scott Parker U. Colorado core turbulence and transport; energetic particles; developer of GEM PIC
Chuang Ren University of Rochester IFES / HEDLP; fast ignition concepts and direct ignition
Carl Sovinec University of Wisconsin MFES; MHD-fluid simulations; co-developer of the NIMROD two-fluid extended MHD code
Linda Sugiyama MIT MFES; MHD-fluid simulations
Frank Tsung UCLA IFES: Laser-plasma interactions; 
Brian Wirth University of Tennesee, Knoxville, and ORNL Materials; plasma-surface interactions
Xueqiao Xu  LLNL Plasma turbulence

Observers

NameOrganizationArea
Sean Finnegan  DOE / FES

Program Manager, HEDLP, GPS, & Theory

Wayne Joubert ORNL / OLCF

Scientific Computing Group

Timothy Williams ANL / ALCF

Catalyst; laser-plasma interactions

James W. Van Dam DOE / FES

Director, Research Division

Randall Laviolette DOE / ASCR

SciDAC Application Partnerships

Ravinder Kapoor DOE Office of Science  
Carolyn Lauzon DOE / ASCR AAAS S&T Technology Fellow

 Group Photo

From left to right, front row: CS Chang, Zhihong Lin, Stephane Ethier, Paul Bonoli, Homa Karimabadi, Sean Finnegan, Alex Friedman, Alice Koniges, Scott Parker, Jeff Candy, John Mandrekas, Dave Goodwin.
Back row: Steve Jardin, Carl Sovinec, Sudip Dosanjh, Kai Germaschewski, Vyacheslav Lukin, Brian Wirth, Harvey Wasserman, Frank Tsung,   Chuang Ren, Tim Williams, Wayne Joubert, Richard Gerber.