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Bonnie Browne

Bonnie Browne

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Ms. Bonnie Browne is a Technologist specializing in software development at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, which is operated by Battelle Memorial Institute for the U.S. Department of Energy. Ms. Browne is experienced in several computer operating systems, platforms and programming languages. In recent years she has acquired proficiency in development and delivery of open-source cross-platform web applications utilizing Apache, MySQL, Sql Server, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, the Zend PHP Framework and YAHOO YUI JavaScript library on Linux and Windows. In her 28 years at the laboratory Ms. Browne has also developed applications utilizing Microsoft Visual Basic, C/C++, Visual Basic for Applications (MSAccess, Excel), Fortran, JAVA, and GIS programming with dbCad dev (Abaco) and ArcObjects (ESRI ArcView 8.1).

Education and Credentials

  • Certificate in Computer Programming and Systems, Grossmont College 1975
  • Certificate in Data Processing, Boulder Valley Vo-Tech, 1970
  • B.S., Computer Science, Washington State University, Currently Pursuing

PNNL Publications


  • Gelston G.M., K.J. Castleton, B.L. Browne, R.L. Baddeley, K.S. Rohlfing, and J.G. April. 2009. "Techno-Social DSS for Container Inspection Operations and Critical Event Response." In Proceedings of the 13th World Multi-Conference on Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics: WMSCI 2009 Jointly with the 15th International Conference on Information Systems Analysis and Synthesis (ISAS 2009), June 10-July 13, 2009, Orlando, Florida. Winter Garden, Florida:International Institute of Informatics and Systemics. PNNL-SA-65156.


  • Young J., S.E. Thompson, A.J. Brothers, P.D. Whitney, G.A. Coles, C.L. Henderson, and K.E. Wolf, et al. 2008. "The Use of Dynamic Stochastic Social Behavior Models to Produce Likelihood Functions for Risk Modeling of Proliferation and Terrorist Attacks." In International Conference on Probabilistic Safety Assessment and Management Conference: PSAM 9, May 18-23, 2008, Hong Kong, China, edited by TM Kao, E Zio, V Ho. Hong Kong:Edge Publication Group. PNNL-SA-59107.


  • Allwine K.J., F.C. Rutz, W.J. Shaw, J.P. Rishel, B.G. Fritz, E.G. Chapman, and B.L. Hoopes, et al. 2007. Final Technical Report: Development of the DUSTRAN GIS-Based Complex Terrain Model for Atmospheric Dust Dispersion. PNNL-16588. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Final Technical Report: Development of the DUSTRAN GIS-Based Complex Terrain Model for Atmospheric Dust Dispersion
  • Stenner R.D., B.L. Hoopes, R. Salter, R. Salter, J.R. Stanton, D. Fisher, and P. Shebell. 2007. "Finding the Right Management Support Standards." Defense Standardization Program Journal. PNNL-SA-55499.
  • Whelan G., W.D. Millard, G.M. Gelston, T.P. Khangaonkar, M.A. Pelton, D.L. Strenge, and Z. Yang, et al. 2007. "Using FRAMES to Manage Environmental and Water Resources." In Proceedings of the World Environmental and Water Resources Congress 2007: Restoring our Natural Habitat, May 15-19, 2007, Tampa, Florida, USA, edited by Karen C. Kabbes. Reston, Virginia:American Society of Civil Engineers. PNNL-SA-53354. doi:10.1061/40927(243)130



  • Rutz F.C., B.L. Hoopes, D.W. Crandall, and K.J. Allwine. 2004. "Development of a GIS Based Dust Dispersion Modeling System." In ESRI International User Conference, 14 pp. San Diego, California:Environmental Systems Research Institute Inc. PNNL-SA-41992. Development of a GIS Based Dust Dispersion Modeling System.
  • Shah A., K.J. Castleton, and B.L. Hoopes. 2004. "Framework for Risk Analysis in Multimedia Environmental Systems: Modeling Individual Steps of a Risk Assessment Process." In Proceedings of the International Conference on Modeling, Simulation and Visualization Methods, MSV'04 and Proceedings of the International Conference on Algorithmic Mathematics and Computer Science AMCS'04 June 21-24 2004, Las Vegas, NV, 38-44. Bogart, Georgia:CSREA Press. PNNL-SA-45000.


  • Pelton M.A., and B.L. Hoopes. 2002. "Multimedia-modeling integration development environment." In Internationa Conference on Brownfield Sites: Assessment, Rehabilitation and Development, edited by CA Brebbia, D Almorza Gomar and H Klapperich, 327-336. Southampton:WIT Press. PNNL-SA-36660.


  • Myers J.D., E.S. Mendoza, and B.L. Hoopes. 2001. "A Collaborative Electronic Laboratory Notebook." In Proceedings of the IASTED International Conference, Internet and Multimedia Systems and Applications, August 13-16, 2001, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, edited by MH Hamza, 334-338. Anaheim, California:IASTED/Acta Press. PNNL-SA-34589.
  • Stenner R.D., D.L. Hadley, P.R. Armstrong, J.W. Buck, B.L. Hoopes, and M.C. Janus. 2001. Indoor Air Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Health Modeling and Assessment System. PNNL-13435. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Indoor Air Nuclear, Biological, and Chemical Health Modeling and Assessment System


  • Whelan G., J.W. Buck, K.J. Castleton, B.L. Hoopes, M.A. Pelton, J.P. McDonald, and G.M. Gelston, et al. 1998. "Framework for Risk Analysis in Multimedia Environmental Systems (FRAMES)." In Proceedings of the Workshop on Review of Dose Modeling Methods for Demonstration of Compliance with the Radiological Criteria for License Termination; NUREG/CP-0163, edited by T.J. Nicholson and J.D. Parrott, 77-92. Washington, District Of Columbia:U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission. PNNL-SA-31738.

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