Jereme HaackSoftware Engineer at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Jereme is a Senior Research Scientist at PNNL. For the past five years he has lead the development of the VOLTTRON platform, which enables deploying agent-based solutions at the edges of the smart grid and in buildings to improve energy efficiency and load responsiveness. This platform serves as an integration point for devices, remote resources, and agent applications, greatly decreasing the amount of effort to move research from simulation to actual deployment. Other agent research is the application of bio-inspired solutions to cyber security as part of PNNL’s Digital Ants project, which has been covered in Scientific American and National Public Radio, among others. Jereme has also been researching how computer science solutions can best assist information analysts through evaluating their effect on the information analysis process. As part of this research, he has been involved in the VAST Challenge, producing datasets with ground truth and evaluating software used to discover the hidden threat. These datasets have become an open resource for research and university courses in the infoviz field. Jereme holds a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics from Doane College, Crete, Nebraska, and a Graduate Level Certificate in Intelligence Studies from Mercyhurst College.