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Lin Ainsworth

Researcher III-Software Engineering


Lin joined NREL in August 2019 as part of the Commercial Buildings Research Group. She is a software engineering researcher with a focus on developing and supporting open-source, cross-platform data tools for energy data management with industry standard dictionaries and schema. Her educational background includes digital data processing and power generation systems in renewable energy.

Prior to joining NREL, Lin worked as a firmware developer in the storage and Internet-of-things industry.

Research Interests

Application software for building energy modeling


Data management



M.S., Electrical Engineering, University of Denver

B.S., Telecommunication Engineering, Shenzhen University