Shailaja Humane

  • Program Year: 1
  • Academic Institution: University of Michigan
  • Field of Study: Computational Plasma Physics
  • Academic Advisor: Carolyn Kuranz
  • Residencies:
    Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (2024)
  • Degree(s):
    M.S. Applied Physics, University of Michigan, 2023; B.S. Engineering Physics, Cornell University, 2020


Exploring multi-fidelity Bayesian optimization for inertial confinement fusion design, Poster
S. Humane, M. G. Fernández-Godino, E. Kur, C. Kuranz, J. L. Peterson
APS Division of Plasma Physics, 2023

Simulations of magneto-Rayleigh-Taylor instability growth in liner implosions at the Z facility, Poster
S. Humane, K. Raman, J. Parker, C. Kuranz
Stewardship Science Academic Programs (SSAP) Symposium, 2023
NIF and JLF User Group Meeting, 2023

Simulating magneto-Rayleigh Taylor instability growth at the Z facility, Oral presentation
S. Humane, K. Raman, J. Parker, C. Kuranz
APS Division of Plasma Physics, 2022

Estimation of stagnation performance metric in magnetized liner inertial fusion experiments using Bayesian data assimilation, Co-authored paper
P. F. Knapp, M. E. Glinsky, M. A. Schaeuble, C. A. Jennings, M. Evans, J. Gunning, T. J. Awe, G. A. Chandler, M. Geissel, M. R. Gomez, K. D. Hahn, S. B. Hansen, E. C. Harding, A. J. Harvey-Thompson, S. Humane, B. T. Klein, M. Mangan, T. Nagayama, A. J. Porwitzky, D. E. Ruiz, P. F. Schmit, S. A. Slutz, I. C. Smith, M. R. Weis, D. A. Yager-Elorriaga, D. J. Ampleford, K. Beckwith, T. R. Mattsson, K. J. Peterson, and D. B. Sinars
Phys. Plasmas 29, 052711 (2022);

Simulations of thin-foil liner implosions driven by a dynamic screw pinch, Poster
S. Humane, J. Woolstrum, R. McBride
APS Division of Plasma Physics, 2021

Simulation and spectral data analysis in MagLIF fusion experiments, Poster
S. Humane, C. Jennings
Sandia National Laboratories, 2020


Rackham Merit Fellow, University of Michigan, 2020