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Travis Ashley

Travis Ashley

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352
(509) 375-2949


Travis Ashley joined the staff of PNNL in 2017 as a DOE sponsored intern. His work focused on supporting the on-going energy efficiency research and development work being performed in the PNNL Lab Homes. One of the highlights of his contributions to the Lab Homes research included the automation of data analysis using R programming language.

Currently, Travis is a Technology Research Intern and is continuing his involvement with the Lab Homes project, and he also is involved with projects at the Lighting Metrology Lab at APEL as well as developing cyber security tools for internal use at PNNL. He is currently a full time student pursuing his Bachelor's degree in cyber security science at Columbia Basin College.

Research Interests

  • Cyber Security
  • Smart Grid
  • Computer Programming
  • Internet of Things
  • Data Analysis
  • Energy Efficiency
  • Nanotechnology
  • Artificial Intelligence

Education and Credentials

  • Bachelor in Applied Science in Cyber Security, Columbia Basin College (Pending 2018)
  • Associate in Applied Science in Cyber Security, Columbia Basin College

PNNL Publications


  • Cort K.A., J.A. McIntosh, G. Sullivan, T.D. Ashley, C.E. Metzger, and N. Fernandez. 2018. Testing the Performance and Dynamic Control of Energy-Efficient Cellular Shades in the PNNL Lab Homes. PNNL-27663 Rev 1. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas