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William Perkins

William Perkins

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

Mr. Perkins joined Battelle-Northwest in 1991. His responsibilities include computer modeling of rivers and watersheds, computer software development and geographical information system (GIS) application supporting scientific modeling and other research.

Research Interests

  • Internet application development
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Computer Programming and Modeling
  • Surface water hydrology

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Agricultural Engineering, Oregon State University, 1985

PNNL Publications

2016

  • Yang X, Y Mehmani, WA Perkins, A Pasquali, M Schoenherr, K Kim, M Perego, ML Parks, N Trask, M Balhoff, MC Richmond, M Geier, M Krafczyk, LS Luo, AM Tartakovsky, and TD Scheibe. 2016. "Intercomparison of 3D Pore-scale Flow and Solute Transport Simulation Methods." Advances in Water Resources 95:176-189.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.015
  • Jin S, Y Chen, R Diao, Z Huang, WA Perkins, and BJ Palmer. 2016. "Power Grid Simulation Applications Developed Using the GridPACKTM High Performance Computing Framework." Electric Power Systems Research 141:22-30.  doi:10.1016/j.epsr.2016.06.024
  • Oostrom M, Y Mehmani, PDJ Romero Gomez, Y Tang, H Liu, H Yoon, Q Kang, V Joekar Niasar, M Balhoff, T Dewers, GD Tartakovsky, EAE Leist, NJ Hess, WA Perkins, CL Rakowski, MC Richmond, JA Serkowski, CJ Werth, AJ Valocchi, TW Wietsma, and C Zhang. 2016. "Pore-scale and Continuum Simulations of Solute Transport Micromodel Benchmark Experiments." Computational Geosciences 20(4):857-879.  doi:10.1007/s10596-014-9424-0
  • Palmer BJ, WA Perkins, Y Chen, S Jin, D Callahan, KA Glass, R Diao, MJ Rice, ST Elbert, MR Vallem, and Z Huang. 2016. "GridPACKô : A Framework for Developing Power Grid Simulations on High-Performance Computing Platforms." International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 30(2):223-240.  doi:10.1177/1094342015607609

2015

2014

  • Yang X, MC Richmond, TD Scheibe, WA Perkins, and H Resat. 2014. "Flow Partitioning in Fully Saturated Soil Aggregates." Transport in Porous Media 103(2):295-314.  doi:10.1007/s11242-014-0302-y

2013

  • Yang X, TD Scheibe, MC Richmond, WA Perkins, SJ Vogt, SL Codd, JD Seymour, and MI Mckinley. 2013. "Direct Numerical Simulation of Pore-Scale Flow in a Bead Pack: Comparison with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Observations." Advances in Water Resources 54:288-241.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.01.009
  • Palmer BJ, WA Perkins, KA Glass, Y Chen, S Jin, and CD Callahan, II. 2013. "GridPACK Toolkit for Developing Power Grid Simulations on High Performance Computing Platforms." In Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on High Performance Computing, Networking, and Analytics for the Power Grid (HiPCNA-PG '13), November 17-21, 2013, Denver, Colorado, p. Article No. 3.  ACM, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2536780.2536782
  • Richmond MC, WA Perkins, TD Scheibe, A Lambert, and BD Wood. 2013. "Flow and axial dispersion in a sinusoidal-walled tube: Effects of inertial and unsteady flows." Advances in Water Resources 62(Part B):215-226.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.06.014

2010

2009

  • Perkins WA, and MC Richmond. 2009. Technical Review of the UNET2D Hydraulic ModelPNNL-18416, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Richmond MC, and WA Perkins. 2009. "Efficient Calculation of Dewatered and Entrapped Areas Using Hydrodynamic Modeling and GIS." Environmental Modelling & Software 24(12):1447-1456.  doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.06.001
  • Richmond MC, CL Rakowski, WA Perkins, JA Serkowski, LL Ebner, and SJ Schlenker. 2009. "Modeling Juvenile Salmon Egress Conditions in The Dalles Dam Tailrace using Computational Fluid Dynamics." In Waterpower XVI: New Roles for Hydro in a Changing World, July 27-30, 2009, Spokane, Washington, p. Paper No. 173.  US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington DC. 

2008

2007

2005

2001

  • Perkins WA, and MC Richmond. 2001. Long-term, One-dimensional Simulation of Lower Snake River Temperatures for Current and Unimpounded ConditionsPNNL-13443, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Wigmosta MS, and WA Perkins. 2001. "Simulating the effects of forest roads on watershed hydrology." In Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas, AGU Water Science and Application Series, vol. 2, ed. M.S. Wigmosta and S.J. Burges, pp. 127-143.  American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. 
  • Wigmosta MS, and WA Perkins. 2001. "Simulating the effects of forest roads on watershed hydrology." In Land Use and Watersheds: Human Influence on Hydrology and Geomorphology in Urban and Forest Areas, Water Science and Applications Series, vol. 2, ed. MS Wigmosta and SJ Burges, pp. 127-143.  American Geophysical Union, Washington, DC. 

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