Mary Ann Piette is a Senior Scientist and Director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She oversees LBNL’s building energy research activities with the US Department of Energy and over 25 other R&D sponsors. This program has over 130 staff involving research in a broad area including windows, advanced facades, cool roofs, HVAC, lighting, sensors and controls, multi-scale modeling and simulation, plus district heating and cooling. She is also the Director of the Demand Response Research Center. This research includes evaluating and controlling distributed energy resources, such as PV and electric storage. The BTUS Division also evaluates whole building and electric load shape analysis and behavior. She is lead researcher at LBNL on automated demand response technology. Mary Ann led the US DOE Big Idea on City Energy Transformation to define the research agenda for multi-disciplinary urban science working across several R&D domains. She has authored over 90 peer reviewed publications related to energy efficiency and demand response and has worked at LBNL since 1983. She has a MS in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley and a Licentiate in Building Services Engineering from the Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden.
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Autonomous Driving
Big Data Analytics
HPC workflows