Joshua R New

Senior R&D Staff

Dr. Joshua New is a computer scientist joining Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in 2009.  He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science at the University of Tennessee in 2009, his M.S. in Computer Systems and Software Design and his B.S. with a double major in Computer Science and Mathematics with a Physics minor from Jacksonville State University. Dr. New is a member of the Building Envelope & Urban Systems Research group, ORNL’s Climate Change Science Institute and Urban Dynamics Institute. Dr. New currently serves at ORNL’s Building Technology Research Integration Center (BTRIC) as subprogram manager for software tools and models. He has over 100 peer-reviewed publications and has led more than 45 competitively-awarded projects in the past 5 years involving websites, web services, databases, simulation development, visual analytics, supercomputing using the world’s #1 fastest supercomputer and artificial intelligence for big data mining. He is a Senior IEEE member, Certified Energy Manager and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional with the Association of Energy Engineers, Project Management Professional with the Project Management Institute, Certified Scrum Master, and voting member and officer within several Technical and Standards Committees of ASHRAE.


Certification: Certified Scrum Master, 2019
ASHRAE Distinguished Service Award, 2018
Certification: Certified Measurement and Verification Professional (CMVP), 2018
Certification: Project Management Professional (PMP), 2017
Certification: Certified Energy Manager (CEM), 2017 IEEE Senior Member (8% of 430,000+ members), 2017
Copyright: "EnergyPlus", 2017 (UT-Battelle (OS17-00113)
R&D 100, 2016. "Roof Savings Calculator Suite" in Software/Services. "Oscars of Innovation" award as one of the nation's top 100 most significant new products of the year.
Copyright: "Linked-View Parallel Coordinate Plot Renderer", 2016. U.S. Copyright Office (Registration Number TXu 1-999-905, UT-Battelle 90000020)
Copyright: "Roof Savings Calculator Suite", 2016. U.S. Copyright Office (Registration Number TXu 2-022-059, UT-Battelle 50000108)
Lab-Corps, Cohort #1, 2015. 1 of 14 nationally-selected teams for participation in a 6-week entrepreneurial bootcamp for commercializing technologies from a national lab.