U.S. Department of Energy

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

Richard Daniel

NPSI Project Manager, Research Scientist
Richard Daniel
(509) 375-5664

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor's Degree, Chemical Engineering, Florida Institute of Technology.
  • Doctorate, Chemical Engineering, University of Washington.

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Research Scientist, Fluid and Computational Engineering Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2013-Present)
  • Research Scientist, Radiological Science and Engineering Group, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (2005-2013)
  • Graduate Student Research and Teaching Assistant, Surface and Colloid Science Group, Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Washington (2000-2004)

Selected Publications

2015

  • Gauglitz PA, JR Bontha, RC Daniel, LA Mahoney, SD Rassat, BE Wells, J Bao, GK Boeringa, WC Buchmiller, CA Burns, J Chun, NK Karri, H Li, and DN Tran. 2015. Hydrogen Gas Retention and Release from WTP Vessels: Summary of Preliminary Studies. PNNL-24255, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Schonewill PP, RC Daniel, RW Shimskey, CA Burns, JM Billing, and RA Peterson. 2015. "Long-Time Performance of a Stainless Steel Crossflow Filter with Simulated Hanford Tank Waste." Chemical Engineering Research & Design 102:69-79.  doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2015.06.016.

2014

  • Daniel RC, CA Burns, AD Crawford, LR Hylden, SA Bryan, PJ MacFarlan, and PA Gauglitz. 2014. Morphology of Gas Release in Physical Simulants. PNNL-23179; DSGREP-RPT-004, Rev. 0, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2013

  • Daniel RC, PA Gauglitz, CA Burns, MS Fountain, RW Shimskey, JM Billing, JR Bontha, DE Kurath, JWJ Jenks, PJ MacFarlan, and LA Mahoney. 2013. Large-Scale Spray Releases: Additional Aerosol Test Results. PNNL-22415; WTP-RPT-221 Rev.0, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Fountain MS, SK Fiskum, DL Baldwin, RC Daniel, SJ Bos, CA Burns, CD Carlson, DS Coffey, CH Delegard, MK Edwards, LR Greenwood, D Neiner, BM Oliver, KN Pool, AJ Schmidt, RW Shimskey, SI Sinkov, LA Snow, CZ Soderquist, CJ Thompson, TLT Trang-Le, and MW Urie. 2013. Characterization Data Package for Containerized Sludge Samples Collected from Engineered Container SCS-CON-210. PNNL-20650 Rev. 2, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Gauglitz PA, LA Mahoney, PP Schonewill, JR Bontha, J Blanchard, DE Kurath, RC Daniel, and C Song. 2013. "Aerosol Formation from High-Pressure Sprays for Supporting the Safety Analysis for the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant." In WM 2013: Waste Management Conference: International Collaboration and Continuous Improvement, February 24-28, 2013, Phoenix, Arizona, pp. Paper No. WM-13183.  WM Symposia, Tempe, AZ. 
  • Mahoney LA, PA Gauglitz, ML Kimura, GN Brown, DE Kurath, WC Buchmiller, DM Smith, J Blanchard, C Song, RC Daniel, BE Wells, DN Tran, and CA Burns. 2013. Small-Scale Spray Releases: Initial Aerosol Test Results. PNNL-21367 Rev. 1, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2012

  • Kurath DE, BE Wells, JL Huckaby, LA Mahoney, RC Daniel, CA Burns, JM Tingey, and SK Cooley. 2012. "Hanford Waste Physical and Rheological Properties: Data and Gaps." In Waste Management Symposium (WM 2012): Improving the Future of Waste Management, February 26 - March 1, 2012, Phoenix, Arizona, p. Paper No. 12078.  WM Symposia, Inc., Tucson, AZ. 
  • Mahoney LA, PA Gauglitz, ML Kimura, GN Brown, DE Kurath, WC Buchmiller, DM Smith, J Blanchard, C Song, RC Daniel, BE Wells, DN Tran, and CA Burns. 2012. Small-Scale Spray Releases: Initial Aerosol Test Results. PNNL-21367, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Schonewill PP, PA Gauglitz, JR Bontha, RC Daniel, DE Kurath, HE Adkins, Jr, JM Billing, CA Burns, JM Davis, CW Enderlin, CM Fischer, JWJ Jenks, CD Lukins, PJ MacFarlan, JI Shutthanandan, and DM Smith. 2012. Large-Scale Spray Releases: Initial Aerosol Test Results. PNNL-21333; WTP-RPT-217 Rev.0, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Schonewill PP, RC Daniel, RL Russell, RW Shimskey, CA Burns, JM Billing, BM Rapko, and RA Peterson. 2012. "Development of an S-Saltcake Simulant Using Crossflow Filtration as a Validation Technique." Separation Science and Technology 47(14-15):2098-2107. 

2011

  • Billing JM, RC Daniel, RT Hallen, PP Schonewill, RW Shimskey, and RA Peterson. 2011. "Chemical cleaning of porous stainless steel cross-flow filter elements for nuclear waste applications." In American Filtration and Separations Society Annual Meeting, May 10-12, 2011, Lousiville, Kentucky.  American Filtration & Separations Society, Kingwood, TX. 
  • Wells BE, DE Kurath, LA Mahoney, Y Onishi, JL Huckaby, SK Cooley, CA Burns, EC Buck, JM Tingey, RC Daniel, and KK Anderson. 2011. Hanford Waste Physical and Rheological Properties: Data and Gaps. PNNL-20646, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Daniel RC, JM Billing, CA Burns, RA Peterson, RL Russell, PP Schonewill, and RW Shimskey. 2011. Filtration Understanding: FY10 Testing Results and Filtration Model Update. PNNL-20299, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Daniel RC, JM Billing, RL Russell, RW Shimskey, HD Smith, and RA Peterson. 2011. "Integrated pore blockage-cake filtration model for crossflow filtration." Chemical Engineering Research & Design 89(7):1094-1103.  doi:10.1016/j.cherd.2010.09.006
  • Delegard CH, SI Sinkov, AJ Schmidt, RC Daniel, and CA Burns. 2011. Effects of Time, Heat, and Oxygen on K Basin Sludge Agglomeration, Strength, and Solids Volume. PNNL-20100; 53451-RPT13, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Shimskey RW, PP Schonewill, RC Daniel, and RA Peterson. 2011. "Complex Microfiltration Behavior of Metal Hydroxide Slurries." In WM 2011: Global Achievements and Challenges in Waste Management, February 28 - March 3, 2011, Phoenix, Arizona, p. Paper No. 11376.  WM Symposia, Tucson, AZ. 

2010

  • Daniel RC, JM Billing, JR Bontha, CF Brown, PW Eslinger, BD Hanson, JL Huckaby, NK Karri, ML Kimura, DE Kurath, and MJ Minette. 2010. EFRT M-12 Issue Resolution: Comparison of Filter Performance at PEP and CUF Scale. PNNL-18498 Rev 1; WTP-RPT-185 Rev 1 , Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Daniel RC, PP Schonewill, RW Shimskey, and RA Peterson. 2010. A Brief Review of Filtration Studies for Waste Treatment at the Hanford Site. PNNL-20023, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Kurath DE, RC Daniel, DL Baldwin, BM Rapko, SM Barnes, RA Gilbert, LA Mahoney, and JL Huckaby. 2010. "Process Testing Results and Scaling for the Hanford Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP) Pretreatment Engineering Platform - 10173." In 36th Annual Radioactive Waste Management Symposium (WM 2010), March 7-11, 2010, Phoenix, AZ, vol. 5, pp. 3762-3776.  Waste Management Symposia, Inc., Tucson, AZ. 
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