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Bruce Palmer

High Performance Computing
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: J4-30
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Publications


  • Scheibe TD, EM Murphy, X Chen, AK Rice, KC Carroll, BJ Palmer, AM Tartakovsky, I Battiato, and BD Wood. 2015. "An Analysis Platform for Multiscale Hydrogeologic Modeling with Emphasis on Hybrid Multiscale Methods." Ground Water 53(1):38-56.  doi:10.1111/gwat.12179
  • Scheibe TD, KL Schuchardt, K Agarwal, JM Chase, X Yang, BJ Palmer, AM Tartakovsky, TO Elsethagen, and GD Redden. 2015. "Hybrid multiscale simulation of a mixing-controlled reaction." Advances in Water Resources 83:228-239.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2015.06.006
  • Wood LS, JA Daily, MJ Henry, BJ Palmer, KL Schuchardt, DA Dazlich, RP Heikes, and D Randall. 2015. "A Global Climate Model Agent for High Spatial and Temporal Resolution Data." International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 29(1):107-116.  doi:10.1177/1094342013518808


  • Scheibe TD, X Yang, KL Schuchardt, K Agarwal, JM Chase, BJ Palmer, and AM Tartakovsky. 2014. "A Many-Task Parallel Approach for Multiscale Simulations of Subsurface Flow and Reactive Transport." In 7th Workshop on Many-Task Computing on Clouds, Grids, and Supercomputers (MTAGS 2014), November 16, 2014, New Orleans, Louisiana.  ACM , New York, NY. 


  • Scheibe TD, Z Hou, BJ Palmer, and AM Tartakovsky. 2013. "Pore-Scale Simulation of Intragranular Diffusion: Effects of Incomplete Mixing on Macroscopic Manifestations." Water Resources Research 49(7):4277-4294.  doi:10.1002/wrcr.20333
  • Bandara DMUC, AM Tartakovsky, M Oostrom, BJ Palmer, JW Grate, and C Zhang. 2013. "Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics pore-scale simulations of unstable immiscible flow in porous media." Advances in Water Resources 62(Part C):356-369.  doi:10.1016/j.advwatres.2013.09.014
  • 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


  • Vishnu A, JA Daily, and BJ Palmer. 2012. "Designing Scalable PGAS Communication Subsystems on Cray Gemini Interconnect." In 19th International Conference on High Performance Computing (HiPC), December 18-22, 2012, Pune, India.  Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers , Piscataway, NJ.  doi:10.1109/HiPC.2012.6507506


  • Scheibe TD, AM Tartakovsky, UC Bandara, BJ Palmer, M Oostrom, C Zhang, and A Bonneville. 2011. "Physical and Numerical Models of Pore-Scale Trapping of CO2." In Les Rencontres Scientifiques d'IFP Energies Nouvelles: International Conference on Flows and Mechanics in Natural Porous Media from Pore to Field Scale - Pore2Field, November 16-18, 2011, Rueil-Malmaison, France.  IFP Energies Nouvelles, Paris, France. 
  • Agarwal K, JM Chase, KL Schuchardt, TD Scheibe, BJ Palmer, and TO Elsethagen. 2011. "Design and Implementation of "Many Parallel Task" Hybrid Subsurface Model." In MTAGS '11: Proceedings of the 2011 ACM International Workshop on Many Task Computing on Grids and Supercomputers, November 12-18, 2011, Seattle, Washington, pp. 25-32.  Association for Computing Machinery, New York, NY.  doi:10.1145/2132876.2132884
  • Bandara UC, AM Tartakovsky, and BJ Palmer. 2011. "Pore-scale study of capillary trapping mechanism during CO2 injection in geological formations." International Journal of Greenhouse Gas Control 5(6):1566-1577.  doi:10.1016/j.ijggc.2011.08.014
  • Palmer BJ, AS Koontz, KL Schuchardt, RP Heikes, and DA Randall. 2011. "Efficient data IO for a Parallel Global Cloud Resolving Model." Environmental Modelling & Software 26(12):1725-1735.  doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2011.08.007


  • Scheibe TD, BJ Palmer, KL Schuchardt, Y Fang, and AM Tartakovsky. 2010. "Simulations of Subsurface Flow and Transport at the Pore and Continuum Scales." In SciDAC 2010 Scientific Discovery Through Advanced Computing, July 11-15, 2010, Chattanooga, Tennessee.  US Department of Energy, Office of Science, Washington DC. 
  • Daily JA, KL Schuchardt, and BJ Palmer. 2010. "Efficient Extraction of Regional Subsets from Massive Climate Datasets using Parallel IO." In American Geophysical Union, Fall Meeting 2010, pp. Paper No. IN41A-1360.  American Geophysical Union, Washington DC. 
  • Gurumoorthi V, AM Tartakovsky, TD Scheibe, and BJ Palmer. 2010. "A Component-Based Framework for Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Simulations of Reactive Fluid Flow in Porous Media. ." International Journal of High Performance Computing Applications 24(2):228-239.  doi:10.1177/1094342009358415


  • Gurumoorthi V, MK Krishnan, Y Fang, BJ Palmer, and D Chavarría-Miranda. 2009. "Multiple Component Multiple Data Programming in Subsurface Simulations: The CCA Approach." In Proceedings of the Workshop on Component-Based High Performance Computing (CBHPC 2009).  ACM Press, New York, NY. 
  • Palmer BJ, Y Fang, V Gurumoorthi, GE Hammond, JA Fort, and TD Scheibe. 2009. "Developing a Component-Based Framework for Subsurface Simulation using the Common Component Architecture." In SciDAC 2009: Journal of Physics: Conference Series , vol. 180, no. 1, p. Paper No. 012064.  IOP Publishing, London, United Kingdom.  doi:10.1088/1742-6596/180/1/012064
  • Schuchardt KL, JM Chase, JA Daily, TO Elsethagen, BJ Palmer, and TD Scheibe. 2009. "Application of SALSSA Framework to the Validation of Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics Simulations of Low Reynolds Number Flows." Journal of Physics: Conference Series 180(1):Article No. 012065.  doi:10.1088/1742-6596/180/1/012065


  • Scheibe TD, AM Tartakovsky, DM Tartakovsky, GD Redden, P Meakin, BJ Palmer, and KL Schuchardt. 2008. "Hybrid numerical methods for multiscale simulations of subsurface biogeochemical processes." In Proceedings of SciDAC 2008: Journal of Physics, vol. 125, p. 012054.  IOP Publishers, Bristol, United Kingdom.  doi:10.1088/1742-6596/125/1/012054
  • Kathmann SM, BJ Palmer, GK Schenter, and BC Garrett. 2008. "Activation Energies and Potentials of Mean Force for Water Cluster Evaporation." Journal of Chemical Physics 128(6):Art. No. 064306.  doi:10.1063/1.2837282



  • Wang W, LQ Wang, BJ Palmer, GJ Exarhos, and AD Li. 2006. "Cyclization and Catenation Directed by Molecular Self-Assembly." Journal of the American Chemical Society 128(34):11150-11159. 



  • Palmer BJ, and DR Rector. 2004. "Erratum: Lattice-Boltzmann algorithm for simulating thermal two-phase flow [ Phys. Rev. E 61, 5295 (2000) ]." Physical Review. E, Statistical Physics, Plasmas, Fluids, and Related Interdisciplinary Topics 69(4):Article no: 049903 .  doi:10.1103/PhysRevE.69.049903


  • Black GD, KL Schuchardt, DK Gracio, and BJ Palmer. 2003. "The Extensible Computational Chemistry Environment: A Problem Solving Environment for High Performance Theoretical Chemistry." In 3rd International Conference on Computational Science - ICCS 2003, Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation and Melbourne, Australia; Lecture notes in computer science, vol. 2660, ed. Sloot, P. , pp. 122-131.  Springer, Berlin, Germany. 



  • Fulton JL, MM Hoffman, JG Darab, BJ Palmer, and EA Stern. 2001. "Ion Hydration and Ion-Pair Formation in Water." In Advanced Photon Source Forefront 1, ANL/APS/TB-42, pp. 83-85.  Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL. 



  • Palmer BJ, J Liu, and JW Virden. 1999. "Simulations of the Effect of Diblock Surfactant Spacer Molecules on Micelle Structure and Function." Langmuir 15(22):7426-7431. 

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