Monday 20th November

 

Introductory Lectures on Computational Plasma Physics

 
08:00

Registration

08:30

Welcome
Tony Arber, University of Warwick, UK

   
 

Session 1 – Introduction Lectures I

08:40

(Invited) Introduction to Computational Plasma Physics
Tony Arber, University of Warwick, UK

09:00

(Invited) Software Practices in Computational Science
Roland Guichard, University College London, UK

09:30

(Invited) Trends in Computer Science for Scientific High Performance Computing (HPC)
Patrick Gillies, ECMWF, UK

   
 

Session 2 – Introduction Lectures II

09:50

(Invited) Introduction to PIC Methods
Heather Ratcliffe, University of Warwick, UK

10:10

(Invited) Advanced Techniques for Accuracy and Speed of Novel Particle Accelerator Convepts
Jonathan Smith, Tech-X, UK

10:20

(Invited) Gyrokinetics, and the Control Variates (delta-f) Method for General Plasma Physics Problems with Small Fluctuations
Ben McMillan, University of Warwick, UK

   
10:40

Coffee break

   
 

Session 3 – Introduction Lectures III

11:00

(Invited) Continuum Vlasov Solvers
Alex Robinson, STFC, UK

11:30

(Invited) Introduction to Vlasov-Fokker-Planck Methods
Bob Kingham, Imperial College London, UK

   
 

Session 4 – Introduction Lectures IV

12:00

(Invited) Introduction to Eulerian hydrodynamics and Adaptive Mesh Refinement (AMR)
Jenny Macey, AWE, UK

12:30

(Invited) Lagrangian and Arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian (ALE) Hydrodynamics
Tony Arber, University of Warwick, UK

   
13:00

Lunch and Registration

   
14:00

Welcome
Nathan Sircombe, Arm, UK

   
 

Session 5 – Numerical Approaches

14:20

(Invited) Adaptive Mesh Methods for Systems of Hyperbolic Conservation Laws in Plasma Physics
Sven Van Loo, University of Leeds, UK

15:10

The Current Status of the Arbitrary Lagrangian Eulerian Radiation-Hydrodynamics Code, Odin
Tom Goffrey, University of Warwick, UK

15:40

Gyrokinetic Turbulence in Magnetic Confinement Fusion: An Introduction to Computational Challenges
Joseph Parker, STFC, UK

16:10

Incorporating Kinetic Effects on Magnetized Transport in Inertial Fusion Simulations
Jonathan Brodrick, University of York, UK

   
17:30

Poster Session
Drinks reception with buffet

19:30 Close
   

Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline extension: 9 October 2017

  • Bursary deadline: 23 October 2017

  • Early registration deadline: 23 October 2017

  • Registration deadline: 3 November 2017