Richard Williamson, Ph.D.
Biography: Richard Williamson created the Bison development team within the Fuel Modeling and Simulation Department at Idaho National Laboratory. He has 40+ years experience in computational methods research and model development. His current research relates to developing models to simulate nuclear fuel behavior with specific emphasis on complex multiphysics and multidimensional phenomena. Dr. Williamson has over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles and many hundreds of citations to his work. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Idaho in 1989.