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Sherman Beus

Comp & Data Eng. Team 3
Software Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
MSIN: K7-22
Richland, WA 99352


Sherman joined PNNL full-time in 2006 and has primarily supported the Atmospheric Radiation Measurement Program (ARM - engineering efforts. Work he has done includes the development of a variety of web applications for visualizing time-ordered data availability and processing status as well as for managing data product and process configuration design. In addition, Sherman has developed an assortment of tools for manipulating netCDF data, automated data ordering, database administration, and the like.

Research Interests

  • User interfaces
  • Web technologies
  • Relational database design
  • Software development frameworks

Education and Credentials

  • Master of Information Systems Management, Brigham Young University
  • Bachelor of Science in Information Systems, Brigham Young University

PNNL Publications


  • Chin G., E.B. Fitzhenry, A.S. McBain, S.J. Beus, L.D. Marinovici, J. Hansen, and K.E. Studarus. 2017. "Visual Steering and Modeling Environment for Smart Grid Models and Simulations." In IEEE Power & Energy Society General Meeting (PES 2017), July 16-20, 2017, Chicago, IL. Piscataway, New Jersey:IEEE. PNNL-SA-125480. doi:10.1109/PESGM.2017.8274093


  • Gaustad K.L., T.R. Shippert, B.D. Ermold, S.J. Beus, J.A. Daily, A. Borsholm, and K.M. Fox. 2014. "A Scientific Data Processing Framework for Time Series NetCDF Data." Environmental Modelling & Software 60. PNNL-SA-97472. doi:10.1016/j.envsoft.2014.06.005
  • Macduff M.C., B. Lee, and S.J. Beus. 2014. "Versioning Complex Data." In IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigData Congress 2014), June 27-July 2, 2014, Anchorage, Alaska, 788-791. Piscataway, New Jersey:Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. PNNL-SA-99188. doi:10.1109/BigData.Congress.2014.124


  • Choudhury S., L. Holder, G. Chin, A. Ray, S.J. Beus, and J.T. Feo. 2013. "StreamWorks - A system for Dynamic Graph Search." In Proceedings of the 2013 ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2013), June 22-27, 2013, New York, 1101-1104. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-92483. doi:10.1145/2463676.2463697


  • Gaustad K.L., C.J. Flynn, S.J. Beus, and B.D. Ermold. 2010. "The Development of QC Standards for ARM Data Products." In Proceedings of the 19th ACM International Symposium on High Performance Distributed Computing, 548-553. New York, New York:ACM. PNNL-SA-71148. doi:10.1145/1851476.1851556

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