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.



McKane, Aimee T, Ivin Rhyne, Alexander B Lekov, Lisa Thompson, and Mary Ann Piette. "Automated Demand Response: The Missing Link in the Electricity Value Chain." 2008 ACEEE Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings. Pacific Grove, CA, 2008. LBNL-2736E.
Wikler, Greg, Albert K Chiu, Mary Ann Piette, Sila Kiliccote, Dan Hennage, and Chuck Thomas. "Enhancing Price Response Programs through Auto-DR: California’s 2007 Implementation Experience." AESP 18th National Energy Services Conference & Exposition 2008. LBNL-212E.
Dudley, Junqiao Han, Mary Ann Piette, and Sila Kiliccote. "Field Test Results of Automated Demand Response in a Large Office Building." 8th International Conference on EcoBalance. Trans. Han, Junqiao. Tokyo, Japan, 2008. LBNL-1131e.
Kiliccote, Sila, Mary Ann Piette, Greg Wikler, Joe Prijyanonda, and Albert K Chiu. "Installation and Commissioning Automated Demand Response Systems." 16th National Conference on Building Commissioning. Newport Beach, CA, 2008. LBNL-187E.
Piette, Mary Ann, Sila Kiliccote, and Girish Ghatikar. "Linking Continuous Energy Management and Open Automated Demand Response." Grid Interop Forum. Atlanta, GA, 2008. LBNL-1361E.
Koch, Edward, and Mary Ann Piette. "Scenarios for Consuming Standardized Automated Demand Response Signals." Grid Interop Forum. Atlanta, GA, 2008. LBNL-1362E.
Dudley, Junqiao Han, and Mary Ann Piette. "Solutions for Summer Electric Power Shortages: Demand Response and Its Application in Air Conditioning and Refrigerating Systems." Trans. Han, Junqiao. Refrigeration, Air Conditioning, & Electric Power Machinery 29 (2008) 1-4.