Presentations in Conferences and Workshops

This is an extensive list of presentations (both contributed and invited posters and talks) that I have given in conferences and workshops. This list does not include presentations I co-authored.

Conferences in 2020

US-TTF 2020 (Sonoma CA, Apr 2020), postponed due to COVID-19

EPS 2020 (Sitges, Spain, Jun 2020), postponed due to COVID-19

EU/US-TTF 2020 (York, England, Sep 2020), postponed due to COVID-19

Conferences in 2019

APS-DPP 2019, contributed talk. “Physics-Based Integrated Modeling and Exploration of Fusion Performance in SPARC Plasmas”, 61th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Ft. Lauderdale (FL), Oct 21-25 2019.

EPS 2019, contributed poster. “Core transport studies in tokamak plasmas via surrogate-based optimization techniques”, 46th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Milan (Italy), Jul 8-12 2019.

ICDDPS 2019, invited talk. “Surrogate-Based Optimization Techniques for the Validation of Plasma Transport Models”, 2nd International Conference of Data Driven Plasma Science, Marseille (France), May 13-17 2019.

ITPA-TC 2019, invited talk. “Multi-machine study of cold-pulse dynamics: Towards a local model for the temperature inversion effect”, ITPA Transport and Confinement Topical Group Meeting Spring 2019, Austin (TX), Mar 25-27 2019.

Conferences in 2018

APS-DPP 2018, invited talk. “Understanding cold-pulse dynamics in tokamak plasmas using local turbulent transport models”, 60th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Portland (OR), Nov 5-9 2018.

APS-DPP (mini-conference) 2018, contributed talk. “VITALS: Surrogate Models and Genetic Algorithms to Accelerate Transport Model Validation”, Mini-Conference on Machine Learning, Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Plasma Research, at the 60th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Portland (OR), Nov 5-9 2018.

IAEA-FEC 2018, invited talk. “Explaining cold-pulse dynamics in tokamak plasmas using local turbulent transport models”, 27th IAEA Fusion Energy Conference, Gandhinagar (India), Oct 22-27 2018.

EU/US-TTF 2018, invited talk. “Modeling of cold-pulse dynamics in Alcator C-Mod and DIII-D: A local turbulent transport approach”, 23rd Joint EU-US Transport Task Force Meeting, Seville (Spain), Sep 11-14 2018.

EPS 2018, contributed poster. “Explaining cold-pulse dynamics in tokamak plasmas using local turbulent transport models”, 45th EPS Conference on Plasma Physics, Prague (Czech Republic), Jul 2-6 2018.

US-TTF 2018, invited talk. “Prediction of cold-pulse dynamics in tokamak plasmas using quasilinear turbulent transport models”, US Transport Task Force Workshop, San Diego (CA), May 8-1 2018.

ITPA-TC 2018, invited talk. “Modeling cold-pulse propagation in Alcator C-Mod plasmas using TGLF”, ITPA Transport and Confinement Topical Group Meeting Spring 2018, Daejeon (Republic of Korea), Apr 9-11 2018.

ITPA-TC 2018, invited talk. “An introduction to VITALS: surrogate models to accelerate transport model validation”, ITPA Transport and Confinement Topical Group Meeting Spring 2018, Daejeon (Republic of Korea), Apr 9-11 2018.

Conferences in 2017

APS-DPP 2017, contributed poster. “Validation of TGLF in C-Mod and DIII-D using machine learning and integrated modeling tools”, 59th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, Milwaukee (WI), Oct 23-27 2017.

IAEA-TM 2017, contributed talk. “Validation of quasilinear transport codes via machine learning strategies”, 2nd IAEA Technical Meeting on Fusion Data Processing, Validation and Analysis, Cambridge (MA), May 30 – Jun 2 2017.

US-TTF 2017, contributed poster. “New modeling approaches for cold-pulse and heat-pulse propagation experiments in Alcator C-Mod and DIII-D”, US Transport Task Force Workshop, Williamsburg (VA), Apr 25-28 2017.

Conferences in 2016

APS-DPP 2016, contributed talk. “Perturbative transport modeling and comparison to cold-pulse and heat-pulse propagation experiments in Alcator C-Mod and DIII-D”, 58th Annual Meeting of the APS Division of Plasma Physics, San Jose (CA), Oct 31 – Nov 4 2016.

GTWGM 2016, contributed talk. “Perturbative transport modeling and dependence of temperature inversions on plasma parameters in Alcator C-Mod plasmas”, Gyrokinetic Theory Working Group Meeting, Madrid (Spain), Sept 26-30 2016.

US-TTF 2016, contributed poster. “Dependence of non-local effects on plasma parameters during cold-pulse experiments in Alcator C-Mod”, US Transport Task Force Workshop, Denver (CO), Mar 29-31 2016.