PAC-35

NSTX Upgrade Program Advisory Committee Meeting
June 11-13, 2014
Lyman Spitzer Building - B318
PPPL



Wednesday, June 11, 2014

 Time  Speaker  Presentation
1:00
 Stewart Prager  Welcome and charge to the PAC
1:10  Steve Eckstrand  Comments from DOE
1:20  John Sarff  PAC member introductions, agenda and plan of meeting
1:30  Jon Menard  Overview of NSTX-U Research Program Plans
2:30  Masa Ono
 NSTX-Upgrade Project Status, Facility / Diagnostic Progress and Plans
3:30  Coffee Break 
3:45  Stefan Gerhardt  Status and Plans for NSTX-U Research Operations
4:25
 Francesa Poli
 Progress and Plans for Non-inductive Ramp-up/Sustainment Modeling
4:50  Stan Kaye
 Progress and Plans for the NSTX-U - PPPL Theory Partnership
5:20  John Sarff  PAC Executive Session
6:20  John Sarff  Feedback and questions for NSTX-U team
6:30  Adjourn  
7:00  
 PAC dinner for PAC members and presenters: map and directions
  (Salt Creek Grille - 1 Rockingham Row, Princeton, NJ 08540)

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Time
Speaker
Presentation
8:00
 Coffee

8:30  John Sarff  Any updates on questions from PAC to NSTX-U team
9:00  Mike Jaworski  Progress and Plans for Li/Liquid Metal and High-Z PFC Development
9:25  Vlad Soukhanovskii  Progress and Plans for SOL and Divertor Physics
9:55  Ahmed Diallo  Progress and Plans for Pedestal Physics and Control
10:30  Walter Guttenfelder  Progress and Plans for Transport and Turbulence Research
11:00  Coffee Break
 
11:15  Jack Berkery  Progress and Plans for Macroscopic Stability (including NCC design)
11:45  Mario Podestà  Progress and Plans for Energetic Particle Physics
12:15
 Lunch

1:15
 Rory Perkins  Progress and Plans for Fast Wave and EC Heating Research
1:45  Roger Raman  Progress and Plans for Helicity Injection Plasma Start-up
2:15
 Jon Menard + team
 NSTX-U Team Response to PAC questions
3:15  Coffee Break
 
3:30  John Sarff  PAC Executive Session
5:30  John Sarff
 Final feedback and questions to NSTX-U team (as requested)
6:00  Adjourn  

Friday, June 13, 2014
 Time  Speaker  Presentation
8:30  Coffee   
9:00  Jon Menard
 Final NSTX-U team response to PAC questions (as requested)
9:30    PAC Executive Session
12:00
 Lunch and PAC Executive Session
12:45  John Sarff
 Debriefing - closeout presentation
1:30  Adjourn