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Graham Johnson

Researcher III-Data Science

Graham Johnson is a visualization researcher in the Data, Analysis, and Visualization Group within the Computational Science Center. Primarily, he focuses on designing and developing innovative applications within NREL’s Insight Center, where he strives to deliver unique capabilities that enable researchers and decision-makers to gain comprehensive understanding of complex data sets. By leveraging high-performance web technologies and immersive environments, Graham aims to empower researchers to uncover deep insights through the employment of interactive exploratory visualization techniques, visual analytics methods, and integrated solutions. His recent areas of research include multidisciplinary collaboration environments, situational awareness applications, future operations prototypes, and real-time visualization pipelines.

Research Interests

Interactive and high-performance web visualization

Immersive visualization environments

Information visualization

Real-time visual analytics

Human-computer interaction techniques

Data analytics and machine learning algorithms


M.S. Applied Mathematics, Purdue University

M.S. Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, Purdue University

B.S. Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering, Purdue University

Professional Experience

Senior Member of Technical Staff, The Aerospace Corporation (2017–2020)

Associations and Memberships

Member, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Member, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics