Juliette Ugirumurera

Researcher III-Data Science


Juliette Ugirumurera is a computational scientist with NREL’s Computational Science Center. She researches parallel computing methods for the simulation and optimization of large-scale transportation systems. Previously, at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, she developed high-performance computing algorithms and simulation for large-scale traffic assignment problems.  While working on her doctorate, she developed models and algorithms for electric vehicle grid planning.

Research Interests

High-performance computing

Modeling and simulation

Optimization and transportation


Ph.D., Computer Science, University of Texas Dallas

M.S., Computer Science, University of Texas Dallas

B.S., Computer Engineering, Oklahoma Christian University

Professional Experience

Postdoctoral Fellow, Berkeley Lab (2017–2018)

Research Assistant, University of Texas Dallas - Wireless Networks Lab (2013–2017)

Co-founder and Secretary, rwandans4water (2010–2012)

Computer Engineer, GE Transportation (2011)