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Jennie

Jennie Rice

Human-Earth Sys Sci: Decisions
Systems Engineer

Biography

Jennie Rice is a senior research scientist with a background in decision sciences, economics, and systems engineering. She is the Principal Investigator for the Integrated Multisector, Multiscale Modeling (IM3) Science Focus Area for DOE/Office of Science. The goal of IM3 is to develop flexible, open-source, and integrated modeling capabilities that capture the structure, dynamic behavior, and emergent properties of the multiscale interactions within and between human and natural systems. IM3 prioritizes coupling process-based models to explore multisector dynamics, vulnerability, and resilience from local to continental scales. Jennie previously worked for PNNL from 2009-2015 leading model integration and demonstration for the Platform for Regional Integrated Modeling and Analysis (PRIMA), a large 5-year LDRD project. In addition to her basic science research background, she has extensive experience providing applied risk and uncertainty analyses in consulting and contract research. Her domain experience includes climate change mitigation and adaptation planning, electricity capacity expansion planning, water resource management, weather risk management, and urban and land use planning.

Research Interests

  • Multisector Dynamics
  • Uncertainty Characterization
  • Decision Analysis
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • Resilience Modeling

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Management Science and Engineering, Stanford University
  • B.A., Science, Technology, and Society; Honors in Humanities, Stanford University

Affiliations and Professional Service

  • Society for Risk Analysis
  • American Geophysical Union

PNNL Publications

2021

  • Cohen S., G.C. Iyer, M. Brown, J. Macknick, M.A. Wise, M.T. Binsted, and N. Voisin, et al. 2021. "How structural differences influence cross-model consistency: An electric sector case study." Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews 144. PNNL-SA-149703. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2021.111009

2020

  • Burleyson C.D., G.C. Iyer, M.I. Hejazi, S.H. Kim, P. Kyle, J.S. Rice, and A.D. Smith, et al. 2020. "Future western U.S. building electricity consumption in response to climate and population drivers: A comparative study of the impact of model structure." Energy 208. PNNL-SA-151017. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2020.118312

2018

  • Vernon C.R., J.S. Rice, N. Zuljevic, T.E. Seiple, M. Kintner-Meyer, C. Jin, and J. Olson, et al. 2018. "CERF A Geospatial Model for Assessing Future Energy Production Technology Expansion Feasibility." Journal of Open Research Software. PNNL-SA-125186. doi:10.5334/jors.227
  • Vernon C.R., N. Zuljevic, J.S. Rice, T.E. Seiple, M. Kintner-Meyer, N. Voisin, and I.P. Kraucunas, et al. 2018. "CERF - A Geospatial Model for Assessing Future Energy Production Technology Expansion Feasibility." Journal of Open Research Software 6, no. 1:20. PNNL-SA-133523. doi:10.5334/jors.227

2016

  • Ke X., D. Wu, J.S. Rice, M.C. Kintner-Meyer, and N. Lu. 2016. "Quantifying impacts of heat waves on power grid operation." Applied Energy 183. PNNL-SA-116806. doi:10.1016/j.apenergy.2016.08.188

2015

  • Dirks J.A., W.J. Gorrissen, J.E. Hathaway, D.C. Skorski, M.J. Scott, T.C. Pulsipher, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "Impacts of Climate Change on Energy Consumption and Peak Demand in Buildings: A Detailed Regional Approach." Energy 79. PNNL-SA-94630. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2014.08.081
  • Hejazi M.I., N. Voisin, L. Liu, L.M. Bramer, D.C. Fortin, J.E. Hathaway, and M. Huang, et al. 2015. "21st Century United States Emissions Mitigation Could Increase Water Stress more than the Climate Change it is Mitigating." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 112, no. 34:10635-10640. PNNL-SA-105956. doi:10.1073/pnas.1421675112
  • Scott M.J., D.S. Daly, J.E. Hathaway, C.S. Lansing, Y. Liu, H.C. McJeon, and R.H. Moss, et al. 2015. "Calculating Impacts of Energy Standards on Energy Demand in U.S. Buildings with Uncertainty in an Integrated Assessment Model." Energy 90, no. Part 2:1682-1694. PNNL-SA-102017. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2015.06.127

2014

2012

  • Rice J.S., R.H. Moss, P.J. Runci, K.L. Anderson, and E.L. Malone. 2012. "Incorporating Stakeholder Decision Support Needs into an Integrated Regional Earth System Model." Mitigation and Adaptation Strategies for Global Change 17, no. 7:805-819. PNNL-SA-84366. doi:10.1007/s11027-011-9345-3
  • Skaggs R., K.A. Hibbard, P. Frumhoff, T. Lowry, R. Middleton, R. Pate, and V.C. Tidwell, et al. 2012. Climate and Energy-Water-Land System Interactions Technical Report to the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment. PNNL-21185. Richland, WA: Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Climate and Energy-Water-Land System Interactions Technical Report to the U.S. Department of Energy in Support of the National Climate Assessment

2011

2010

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