Workshop Programme

  • Day 1 – Introduction to MHD
    • 9.30 – 10.00: Registration and coffee
    • 10.00-11.30: General introduction to the theory of magnetohydrodynamics (Dr Alex Russell, slides)
    • 11.30-13.30: Lunch
    • 13.30-15.00: Incompressible MHD  (Dr Toby Wood, slides)
    • 15.00-15.30: Coffee break
    • 15.30-17.00: Compressible MHD (Prof Tom Hartquist, slides)
  • Day 2 – How to solve MHD numerically
    • 10.00-11.30: Finite-volume codes (Prof Sam Falle, slides)
    • 11.30-13.30: Lunch
    • 13.30-15.00: Spectral codes  (Dr Janis Priede, slides)
    • 15.00-15.30: Coffee break
    • 15.30-17.00: Smoothed Particle MHD (Dr James Wurster, slides)
  • Day 3 – Hands on with MHD solvers, codes and HPC.
    • 10.00-11.30: Running codes on HPC (Dr Chris Wareing, slides)
    • 11.30-13.30: Lunch
    • 13.30-15.00: Practical lab 1 (support from ARC team Leeds and DiRAC)
    • 15.00-15.30: Coffee break
    • 15.30-17.00: Practical lab 2 (support from ARC team Leeds and DiRAC)
    • 18.30-…       :Workshop dinner
  • Day 4 – Applications of MHD to real physics situations – Case studies 1

    • 10.00 – 10.05: Welcome by Prof Tom Hartquist
    • 10.05-10.30: Prof Steve Tobias
    • 10.35-11.00: Prof Turlough Downes
    • 11.05-11.30: Dr Sven Van Loo
    • 11.30-13.30: Lunch
    • 13.30-13.55: Dr Stephen O’Sullivan
    • 14.00-14.25: Prof Rony Keppens
    • 14.30-14.55: Prof Tony Bell
    • 14.55-15.30: Coffee break
    • 15.30-15.55: Prof Jonathan Rawlings
    • 16.00-16.25: Prof Anthony Whitworth
    • 16.30-16.55: Dr Robin Williams
  • Day 5 – Applications of MHD to real physics situations – Case studies 2
    • 10.00-10.25: Dr Julian Pittard
    • 10.30-10.55: Prof Serguei Komissarov
    • 11.00-11.25: Prof Simon Goodwin
    • 11.30-13.30: Lunch
    • 13.30-13.55: Prof John Papaloizou
    • 14.00-14.25: Prof Tom Ray
    • 14.30-14.55: Dr Adrian Barker
    • 15.00-15.25: Prof David Hughes
    • End + Coffee