Joshua Ryan New

R&D Staff

Dr. Joshua New is a computer scientist joining 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. His work experience includes graduate research assistantships at both the University of Tennessee and Jacksonville State University, 3 research internships with ORNL, several ORNL/UT collaborative projects and developed special-purpose computer systems for Vital Images and Ft. McClellan. He currently coordinates the energy modeling efforts of ORNL’s Building Technology Research Integration Center (BTRIC) for EnergyPlus, OpenStudio, and advanced simulation capabilities. In the past 3.5 years, he has lead 31 competitively-awarded projects - 21 as principal investigator, 7 as co-PI, and 3 as project manager. Four competitive awards were for 2+ million core-hours on 6 supercomputers, including the world’s fastest (Titan), to leverage high performance computing (HPC) for building energy models. He has 34+ peer-reviewed publications (13 in CY12) and is an active member of IEEE and ASHRAE.


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 new 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.