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Large Scale Production Computing and Storage Requirements for Fusion Energy Science Research

A DOE Technical Program Review

March 19 - 20, 2013



Location: Hilton Washington DC/Rockville Executive Meeting Center. 1750 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Maryland, 20852

Tuesday, March 19

Time Topic Speaker
  8:00 AM Informal discussions  
  8:30 AM Welcome, Overview of Requirements Reviews Dave Goodwin, ASCR (NERSC Program Manager)
  8:45 AM Future Directions in Fusion Energy Science Research John Mandrekas, FES Team Leader, Theory & Simulation
  9:15 AM Workshop Goals, Process Richard Gerber, NERSC User Services Deputy Group Leader
  9:45 AM AM Break  
  Magnetic Fusion Energy Sciences (MFES) Case Studies
10:00 AM Core Turbulence and Transport Jeff Candy, General Atomics
10:30 AM Energetic Particles Zhihong Lin, U.C. Irvine
11:00 AM RF / Plasma Interactions  Paul Bonoli, MIT
11:30 AM Plasma Edge Physics C.S. Chang, PPPL
12:00 PM Group Photo  
12:30 PM Working Lunch Presentation: NERSC's 10-Year Plan Sudip Dosanjh, NERSC Director
  Magnetic Fusion Energy Sciences (MFES) Case Studies (continued)
 1:30 PM Macroscopic Stability Stephen Jardin, PPPL; Carl Sovinec, U. Wisconsin
  2:00 PM Small Scale Experimental Plasma Research Vyacheslav Lukin, NRL
  General Plasma Science Case Study
  2:30 PM General Plasma Science Kai Germaschewski, U. New Hampshire; 
Homa Karimabadi, UC San Diego
  3:00 PM PM Break
   High Energy Density Laboratory Plasmas (HEDLP) & Inertial Fusion Energy Sciences (IFES) Case Studies
   3:15 PM Heavy Ion Beams  Alex Friedman, LLNL
   3:45 PM Laser Plasma Interactions  Chuang Ren, University of Rochester
   4:15 PM PM Break  
  Materials and Plasma-Surface Interactions Case Study
   4:30 PM Materials and Plasma-Surface Interactions Brian Wirth, UTK
    6:00 PM Adjourn   

Wednesday, March 20

Time Topic Presenter
  8:00 AM Informal discussions  
8:30 AM Data Discussion  
9:15 AM Integrated Modeling  Alexei Pankin, TechX, and Arnold Kritz, Lehigh U. (remotely)
 10:00 AM AM Break*  
10:15 AM Day 1 Summary  Richard Gerber & Harvey Wasserman
10:45 AM High-level findings All
11:15 AM Schedule for Report Harvey Wasserman
12:00 PM Working Lunch: Case Study Breakout Sessions All
   1:00 PM Adjourn  

Note: AM and PM refreshments will be served after the meeting begins, while work is being performed. Attendance is required during these times.