Richard B Winston, Ph.D.

Biography

I develop and document new software utilities to facilitate simulation of groundwater systems, using a variety of documented models, and provide support for users inside and outside the USGS. The programs I have written or helped write include

  • ModelMuse,
  • ListingAnalyst,
  • MODFLOW GUI,
  • SutraGUI,
  • GW_Chart, and
  • Model Viewer.

I also maintain an Online Guide to MODFLOW (http://water.usgs.gov/nrp/gwsoftware/modflow2000/MFDOC/)

 

University of Maryland, Geology (hydrogeology),1991-1994, Ph.D.,1994

University of Illinois, Geology (paleobotany),1982-1986, Ph.D.,1986

University of Illinois, Botany,1980-1982, M.S.,1982

West Virginia University, Geology,1976-1980, B.S.,1980

West Virginia University, Biology,1976-1980, A.B.,1980

 

I develop and document new software utilities to facilitate simulation of groundwater systems, using a variety of documented models, and provide support for users inside and outside the USGS.

 

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

DATES  From:  1997                     To: 1998

Consultant to Argus Interware

I created plug-ins for the Argus ONE software to support MT3DMS and HST3D. I also provided customer support.

 

DATES  From:  1994                     To: 1997

Asst. Professor, Dept. of Geology and Geophysics, Louisiana State University

I taught classes in Hydrogeology and Historical Geology and conducted hydrologic research.

     

DATES  From:  1987                     To: 1991

Geologist, Alabama Geological Survey

I conducted research in coal geology, especially with respect to coal-bed methane. I also did research on paleobotany.