Monday :: Tuesday :: Wednesday

Monday (10/31)  
8:30-8:55 Registration
8:55-9:00 John Sarff Welcome and Announcements
Session 1 Neoclassical Tearing Modes
9:00-9:40 Marc Maraschek NTM control and tailoring of core MHD activity by ECCD: AUG results and ITER perspectives
9:40-10:20 Enzo Lazzaro Real-time stabilization of tearing modes by means of ECCD/ECRH
10:20-10:40   Coffee Break
10:40-11:05 Olgierd Dumbrajs Stochastization as a cause of fast reconnection of neoclassical tearing modes
11:05-11:30 Yunfeng Liang Rotation dependence of tearing mode excitation by external perturbation fields on TEXTOR
11:30-11:55 Rob La Haye Evaluating ECCD stabilization of NTMs in ITER
11:55-12:15   Discussion
Special Announcement  
12:15-12:25 Jim Callen Introduction to NRC study Plasma 2010: An Assessment of and Outlook for Plasma Science
12:25-1:45   Lunch
Session 2 Resistive Wall Modes (I)
1:45-2:25 Roberto Paccagnella First results from RFX-Mod
2:25-3:05 Per Brunsell Feedback control on EXTRAP-T2R with coils covering full surface area of torus
3:05-3:30 Jim Drake Response of RWM perturbations to applied, pre-programmed resonant perturbations
3:30-3:50   Coffee Break
3:50-4:15 Steven Sabbagh Resistive Wall Mode stability and plasma rotation damping in NSTX
4:15-4:40 Aaron Sontag Rotation stabilization of the Resistive Wall Mode in NSTX
4:40-5:05 Roberto Paccagnella Mode dynamics and active control studies and experiments on RFX-mod
5:05-5:25   Discussion
5:45-7:00 UW lab tours HSX, Pegasus, MST & RWM
Tuesday (11/1)  
8:25-8:30   Announcements
Session 3 Resistive Wall Modes (II)
8:30-9:10 Yueqiang Liu RWM control logic beyond present approaches
9:10-9:50 Gary Jackson RWM experiments and modeling for feedback system development in DIII-D
9:50-10:15 Zhipeng Sun Adaptive optimal stochastic feedback control of Resistive Wall Modes in tokamaks
10:15-10:35   Coffee Break
10:35-11:15 Dave Maurer Controllability, observability, and state feedback of Resistive Wall Modes
11:15-11:40 Alex Klein High-speed digital mode control feedback on external kink modes in the HBT-EP tokamak
11:40-12:05 Jim Bialek VALEN 3D modeling of RWM with rotation
12:05-12:25   Discussion
Special Announcement  
12:25-12:35 Jerry Navratil Introduction to US Burning Plasma Workshop, Dec 7-9, Oak Ridge
12:35-1:45   Lunch
Session 4 Tearing and Kink Modes
1:45-2:25 Lionello Marrelli Progress in understanding and controlling QSH reversed field pinch plasmas
2:25-2:50 Yasuhiro Kagei Simulation of nonlinear interactions between n=1 internal kink and high-n pressure-driven MHD instabilities
2:50-3:15 Will Bergerson Onset and saturation of the kink instability in a current-carrying, line-tied plasma
3:15-3:40   Coffee Break
3:40-4:20 Rob O’Connell Overview of tearing control in MST
4:20-4:55 Paolo Piovesan Imaging of dynamo mode dynamics during profile control experiments in MST
4:55-5:15   Discussion
6:30   Workshop Dinner, Nadia’s Restaurant, 508 state Street
Wednesday (11/2)  
8:25-8:30   Announcements
Session 5 MHD in Burning Plasma Conditions
8:30-9:10 Bill Heidbrink Fast particle instabilities in DIII-D and possible control in ITER
9:10-9:50 Dennis Whyte Disruption mitigation by high-pressure gas injection
9:50-10:15 Vallerie Izzo MHD simulations of high-pressure gas-jet disruption mitigation
10:15-10:40   Coffee Break
10:40-11:05 Bo Hu Internal kink stability with kinetic effect for ITER
11:05-11:30 Jon Menard MARS analysis of n>1 RWM stability
11:30-11:55 Piero Martin Active control of MHD in ASDEX-Upgrade: Status and plans
11:55-12:15   Discussion
Special Announcements  
12:15-12:25 Ted Strait Update on ITPA activities
12:25-12:35 Michio Okabayashi US-Japan Workshop, MHD Stability Control and Related Confinement of Toroidal Plasmas
12:35-12:45 Dave Maurer Next MHD Control Workshop, hosted by Columbia University
12:45   End