Dr. Jessica Granderson is a Senior Scientist and interim director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. She is a member of the Whole Building Systems Department. Dr. Granderson holds a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from UC Berkeley, and an AB in Mechanical Engineering from Harvard University. Her research focuses on energy management and information systems (EMIS), fault diagnostics and control, and advanced measurement and verification. She is the recipient of the 2015 Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Award for Leadership in Research, and the 2020 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer, and was a 2020 Women @ the Lab honoree. From 2021-2022 Dr. Granderson served as the Director for Building Technology at the White House Council on Environmental Quality.
Women @ the Lab 2020 - February 10th 2021
Jessica Granderson was among 15 honorees for Women @ The Lab 2020. For W@TL 2020, the Women Scientists & Engineers Council received 98 nominations for 68 nominees, a significantly greater number than in previous years.
2020 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer - February 20th 2020
The Retro-Commissioning Sensor Suitcase, an innovative technological solution developed through a Department of Energy (DOE) national lab-industry partnership to improve a building’s operating costs, comfort and energy performance, was recently honored with the 2020 Federal Laboratory Consortium Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer.
Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Award - November 12th 2015
The Research Leadership award “recognizes scientists and researchers working at universities, national labs, or in industry who have developed advanced innovative clean energy technologies with the potential for demonstrable impact.” Granderson was recognized as a research leader for her groundbreaking work in building controls, automation, and analytics.