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Project Title: A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research

PIN: DEPS-BPA-16-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

Sub Unit:
Board on Physics & Astronomy DEPS

RSO:
Lang, David

Subject/Focus Area:
Math, Chemistry and Physics


A Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
April 11, 2018 - April 13, 2018
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL)
100 Stellarator Rd, Princeton, NJ 08540


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: David Lang
Email: DLang@nas.edu
Phone: 2023342395
Fax:


Agenda:

Committee on a Strategic Plan for U.S. Burning Plasma Research
April 11-13, 2018

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory
100 Stellarator Road
Princeton, NJ 08540 U.S.A.

***REMOTE CONNECTION INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED PRIOR TO THE MEETING***

***NOTE: An open session has been added at 12:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 12.

Wednesday, April 11, 2018
Conference Room LSB-B318, PPPL

OPEN SESSION

9:00 Welcome from PPPL and Discussion of Agenda Committee and PPPL Leadership

9:15 Overview Vision of PPPL in Long-Term Fusion Strategy Mike Zarnstorff, PPPL

9:45 Options and Strategies towards Fusion Net-Electricity Jon Menard, PPPL

10:30 NSTX-U Research and Operation Plan Stefan Gerhardt, PPPL

11:15 Break

11:30 Advanced Scientific Computing Strategy for Fusion Amitava Bhattacharjee, PPPL

12:15 PM Lunch Committee and Staff

12:15 Trying for Upside Potential in Controlling Fusion Nat Fisch, PPPL

CLOSED SESSION

1:30 Committee Discussion Committee and Staff

OPEN SESSION

6:30 Committee dinner Committee, Staff, and Guests

8:00 Adjourn for the day


Thursday, April 12, 2018
Conference Room LSB-B318, PPPL

CLOSED SESSION

8:30 Committee Discussion

OPEN SESSION

12:30 European Stellarator Program Thomas Klinger, Max-Planck-Institute for Plasma Physics

1:00 High-Field Development Strategy for Fusion Martin Greenwald, MIT

1:45 Investor-MIT Partnership for Fusion Development Bob Mumgaard, CFS

2:15 Strategic Prospects for HTS Magnets for Fusion Soren Prestemon, LBNL

3:00 Break

3:15 Plasma-Materials and Divertor Options for Fusion Juergen Rapp ORNL

4:00 Liquid Metal Technology Strategy for Fusion Mike Jaworski, PPPL

4:45 Public comment

CLOSED SESSION

5:00 PM Committee Discussion Committee and Staff

6:00 Tour of NSTX-U and PPPL Laboratory Committee and Staff

7:30 Adjourn (dinner on your own)


Friday, April 13, 2018
Conference Room LSB-B318, PPPL

CLOSED SESSION

8:30 AM Committee Discussion Committee and Staff

3:00 PM Adjourn



Remote Connection Information

DAY 1 - OPEN Session

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://nasem.zoom.us/j/390665839

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 877 853 5257 (Toll Free) or +1 855 880 1246 (Toll Free)
Meeting ID: 390 665 839
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/HOs7l8z3

DAY 2 - OPEN Session

Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android: https://nasem.zoom.us/j/876773195

Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 669 900 6833 or +1 646 558 8656 or +1 877 853 5257 (Toll Free) or +1 855 880 1246 (Toll Free)
Meeting ID: 876 773 195
International numbers available: https://zoom.us/u/cAIpzY7CD

DAY 3 - CLOSED Session only



Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Michael Mauel
Columbia University
Co-Chair
Melvyn Shochet
University of Chicago
Co-Chair
Riccardo Betti
University of Rochester
Cary Forest
University of Wisconsin
Madison
T. Kenneth Fowler
University of California
Berkeley
Jeffrey Freidberg
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Ronald Gilgenbach
University of Michigan
William Heidbrink
University of California
Irvine
Mark Herrmann
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory
Frank Jenko
University of California
Los Angeles
Stanley Kaye
Princeton University
Mitsuru Kikuchi
National Institutes for Quantum and Radiological Science and Technology
Susana Reyes
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
C. Paul Robinson
Advanced Reactor Concepts
LLC
Philip Snyder
General Atomics
Amy Wendt
University of Wisconsin
Madison
Brian Wirth
University of Tennessee
Knoxville

The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
report; findings; next meeting; schedule; workplan; presentations

The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
report outline and related materials

Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: