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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

2018

  • Bao J., T. Zhou, M. Huang, Z. Hou, W.A. Perkins, S.F. Harding, and P. Titzler, et al. 2018. "Modulating factors of hydrologic exchanges in a large-scale river reach: Insights from three-dimensional computational fluid dynamics simulations." Hydrological Processes 32, no. 23:3446-3463. PNNL-SA-123673. doi:10.1002/hyp.13266
  • Zhou T., J. Bao, M. Huang, Z. Hou, E.V. Arntzen, X. Song, and S.F. Harding, et al. 2018. "Riverbed Hydrologic Exchange Dynamics in a Large Regulated River Reach." Water Resources Research 54, no. 4:2715-2730. PNNL-SA-123666. doi:10.1002/2017WR020508

2017

  • Waichler S.R., J.A. Serkowski, W.A. Perkins, and M.C. Richmond. 2017. Simulation of Columbia River Floods in the Hanford Reach. PNNL-26204. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2016

  • Bellgraph B.J., W.A. Perkins, M.C. Richmond, J.A. Serkowski, S.F. Harding, and R.A. Harnish. 2016. Lake Roosevelt White Sturgeon Modeling Support. PNNL-26056. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Jin S., Y. Chen, R. Diao, Z. Huang, W.A. Perkins, and B.J. Palmer. 2016. "Power Grid Simulation Applications Developed Using the GridPACKTM High Performance Computing Framework." Electric Power Systems Research 141. PNNL-SA-115344. doi:10.1016/j.epsr.2016.06.024
  • Oostrom M., Y. Mehmani, P. Romero Gomez, Y. Tang, H. Liu, H. Yoon, and Q. Kang, et al. 2016. "Pore-scale and Continuum Simulations of Solute Transport Micromodel Benchmark Experiments." Computational Geosciences 20, no. 4:857-879. PNNL-SA-100394. doi:10.1007/s10596-014-9424-0
  • Palmer B.J., W.A. Perkins, Y. Chen, S. Jin, D. Callahan, K.A. Glass, and R. Diao, et al. 2016. "GridPACKô : A Framework for Developing Power Grid Simulations on High-Performance Computing Platforms." International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 30, no. 2:223-240. PNNL-SA-109336. doi:10.1177/1094342015607609
  • Yang X., Y. Mehmani, W.A. Perkins, A. Pasquali, M. Schoenherr, K. Kim, and M. Perego, et al. 2016. "Intercomparison of 3D Pore-scale Flow and Solute Transport Simulation Methods." Advances in Water Resources 95. PNNL-SA-109346. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.09.015

2015

  • Mueller R.P., C.L. Rakowski, W.A. Perkins, and M.C. Richmond. 2015. Assessment of Fluctuating Reservoir Elevations Using Hydraulic Models and Impacts to Larval Pacific Lamprey Rearing Habitat in the Bonneville Pool. PNNL-23876. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Scheibe T.D., W.A. Perkins, M.C. Richmond, M.I. McKinley, P. Romero Gomez, M. Oostrom, and T.W. Wietsma, et al. 2015. "Pore-Scale and Multiscale Numerical Simulation of Flow and Transport in a Laboratory-Scale Column." Water Resources Research 51, no. 2:1023-1035. PNNL-SA-103382. doi:10.1002/2014WR015959

2014

  • Yang X., M.C. Richmond, T.D. Scheibe, W.A. Perkins, and H. Resat. 2014. "Flow Partitioning in Fully Saturated Soil Aggregates." Transport in Porous Media 103, no. 2:295-314. PNNL-SA-92858. doi:10.1007/s11242-014-0302-y

2013

  • Palmer B.J., W.A. Perkins, K.A. Glass, Y. Chen, S. Jin, and C.D. Callahan. 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, Article No. 3. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-99768. doi:10.1145/2536780.2536782
  • Richmond M.C., W.A. Perkins, T.D. Scheibe, A. Lambert, and B.D. Wood. 2013. "Flow and axial dispersion in a sinusoidal-walled tube: Effects of inertial and unsteady flows." Advances in Water Resources 62, no. Part B:215-226. PNNL-SA-91772. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.06.014
  • Yang X., T.D. Scheibe, M.C. Richmond, W.A. Perkins, S.J. Vogt, S.L. Codd, and J.D. Seymour, et al. 2013. "Direct Numerical Simulation of Pore-Scale Flow in a Bead Pack: Comparison with Magnetic Resonance Imaging Observations." Advances in Water Resources 54. PNNL-SA-90263. doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.01.009

2010

  • Perkins W.A., P.S. Titzler, M.C. Richmond, J.A. Serkowski, S.E. Kallio, and B.J. Bellgraph. 2010. Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler Surveys of Velocity Downstream of Albeni Falls Dam. PNNL-19816. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Rakowski C.L., J.A. Serkowski, M.C. Richmond, and W.A. Perkins. 2010. Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of the Bonneville Project: Tailrace Spill Patterns for Low Flows and Corner Collector Smolt Egress. PNNL-20056. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Rakowski C.L., J.A. Serkowski, M.C. Richmond, and W.A. Perkins. 2010. Determining Columbia and Snake River Project Tailrace and Forebay Zones of Hydraulic Influence using MASS2 Modeling. PNNL-20030. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Rakowski C.L., W.A. Perkins, M.C. Richmond, and J.A. Serkowski. 2010. Computational Fluid Dynamics Modeling of the John Day Dam Tailrace. PNNL-19349. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Richmond M.C., C.L. Rakowski, W.A. Perkins, and J.A. Serkowski. 2010. Simulating Collisions for Hydrokinetic Turbines. FY2010 Annual Progress Report. PNNL-19860. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2009

  • Perkins W.A., and M.C. Richmond. 2009. Technical Review of the UNET2D Hydraulic Model. PNNL-18416. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Richmond M.C., and W.A. Perkins. 2009. "Efficient Calculation of Dewatered and Entrapped Areas Using Hydrodynamic Modeling and GIS." Environmental Modelling & Software 24, no. 12:1447-1456. PNNL-SA-62690. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2009.06.001
  • Richmond M.C., C.L. Rakowski, W.A. Perkins, J.A. Serkowski, L.L. Ebner, and S.J. 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, Paper No. 173. Washington Dc:US Army Corps of Engineers. PNNL-SA-64768.

2008

  • Rakowski C.L., W.A. Perkins, M.C. Richmond, and J.A. Serkowski. 2008. Simulations of The Dalles Dam Proposed Full Length Spillwall. PNNL-17322. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2007

  • Perkins W.A., and M.C. Richmond. 2007. MASS2, Modular Aquatic Simulation System in Two Dimensions, Theory and Numerical Methods. PNNL-14820-1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Perkins W.A., and M.C. Richmond. 2007. MASS2, Modular Aquatic Simulation System in Two Dimensions, User Guide and Reference. PNNL-14820-2. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Perkins W.A., M.C. Richmond, and G.A. McMichael. 2007. "Two-Dimensional Modeling of Time-Varying Hydrodynamics and Juvenile Chinook Salmon Habitat in the Hanford Reach of the Columbia River." In World Water and Environmental Resources Congress 2004, June 27 - July 1, 2004, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA, edited by Gerald Sehlke, Donald F. Hayes, David K. Stevens, 180. Reston, Virginia:American Society of Civil Engineers. PNWD-SA-6333. doi:10.1061/40737(2004)180
  • Richmond M.C., T.J. Carlson, J.A. Serkowski, C.B. Cook, J.P. Duncan, and W.A. Perkins. 2007. Characterizing the Fish Passage Environment at The Dalles Dam Spillway: 2001-2004. PNNL-16521. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2005

  • Waichler S.R., W.A. Perkins, and M.C. Richmond. 2005. Hydrodynamic Simulation of the Columbia River, Hanford Reach, 1940--2004. PNNL-15226. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

2001

  • Perkins W.A., and M.C. Richmond. 2001. Long-term, One-dimensional Simulation of Lower Snake River Temperatures for Current and Unimpounded Conditions. PNNL-13443. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
  • Wigmosta M.S., and W.A. 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, edited by M.S. Wigmosta and S.J. Burges, 2, 127-143. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Geophysical Union. PNWD-SA-4684.
  • Wigmosta M.S., and W.A. 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, edited by MS Wigmosta and SJ Burges. 127-143. Washington, District Of Columbia:American Geophysical Union. PNNL-SA-43007.

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