Mary Ann Piette

Scientific Division Director
(510) 486-6286

Mary Ann Piette is a Senior Scientist, Director of the Building Technology and Urban Systems Division and Senior Science Advisor to the Associate Lab Director of Energy Technologies Area 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. She is also the Director of the Demand Response Research Center. Mary Ann's work involves developing and evaluating new technology and building components, controls, operations, simulation, whole building and electric load shape analysis and behavior. She is also lead researcher at LBNL on the automated demand response technology. Mary Ann 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.



Koch, Edward, and Mary Ann Piette. "Direct versus Facility Centric Load Control for Automated Demand Response." Grid-Interop Forum 2009. Denver, CO, 2009. LBNL-2905E.
Yamaguchi, Nobuyuki, Junqiao Han Dudley, Girish Ghatikar, Sila Kiliccote, Mary Ann Piette, and Hiroshi Asano. "Regression Models for Demand Reduction based on Cluster Analysis of Load Profiles." IEEE-PES/IAS Conference on Sustainable Alternative Energy. Trans. Han, Junqiao. Valencia, Spain, 2009. LBNL-2259E.