International Conference on Plasma Sciences

6 - 10 December 2020, Singapore



Important Notice - The mini-course for the Virtual ICOPS2020 has been tentatively cancelled so please ignore the information below.

Computation and Simulation of Plasmas (Cancelled, please ignore)

Mini-Course Chair: - Ricky Ang

Date: Friday 11th December 2020

Location: Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

The topic of the 2020 ICOPS mini course is “Plasma Computations and Simulations”. This mini course will be held 11th December 2020

The Mini-Course is coordinated by Professor Ricky Ang of Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore. This will be a full-day mini-course, with lunch and two tea-breaks.

This will comprise four 1.5-hour lectures.

(i) John P Verboncoeur (Michigan State University, USA) on “Overview of Particle-In-Cell (PIC) plasma simulation”,
(ii) Wenjun DING (Institute of High-Performance Computing, Singapore) on “Particle-In-Cell (PIC) Simulation of laser-plasma interaction”,
(iii) Ling-Hsiao LYU (National Central University, Taiwan) on “Simulation Studies of Nonlinear Kinetic Processes in Space Plasma” and
(iv) Guoyong FU (Zhejiang University, China) on “Kinetic-fluid hybrid simulations of energetic particle interaction with MHD modes in fusion plasmas”.

More details with synopsis of each of the lectures will be provided soon.

Registration Deadline:  30th October 2020

Registration Fee:  US $300 student and US $550 regular; Registration includes the cost of two coffee breaks and the lunch.

NPSS Paul Phelps Continuing Education Grant

The Paul Phelps Continuing Education Grant, funded by the IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society, is awarded to support participation in the ICOPS 2020 Mini-course on “Computation and Simulation of Plasma” and to further encourage membership in NPSS. Additional information and application forms are available at the NPSS Conference Awards website.

To be considered for the 2020 Paul Phelps Continuing Education Grant, please email the duly filled application form to the Conference Chair at icops2020@meetmatt.net and copied to rajdeep.rawat@nie.edu.sg with a subject line of "ICOPS 2020 Phelps Grant" by October 10, 2020.

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