David Resseguie

A little about me...

Interests: Christ, wife, kids, robotics, Nodebots, STEAM edu, Internet of Things, user interface design, human computer interaction, data visualization and more.

Am I living my life in a way that’s worth telling stories about? I don’t want the life stories I tell my grandchildren to be boring."

Recommended reading: In a Pit with at Lion on a Snowy Day

I am a member of the Computational Sciences and Engineering Division at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. I've worked with ORNL since 2000 designing and implementing multiple computer systems and applications for the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, and other Federal Agencies.

My current research focus is on applying social computing principles to the design of information sharing systems. I am the lead designer and developer for ORNL’s Sensorpedia project. Other research interests include robotics, sensor networks, internet of things, user interface design, human-computer interaction, data visualization, and visual analytics. I am also leading a new ORNL STEM education effort, with a goal of using the laboratory's research to inspire the next generation of scientists and researchers.

Outside the lab, I coordinate multimedia for Northstar Church and assist in the Children and Student Ministries. I have served as an instructor for ITT Technical Institute and coach of a local FIRST LEGO League robot competition team for middle school aged children. I contribute to multiple Open Source software projects, including the awesome Johnny-Five framework for programming robotics and Arduinos using JavaScript. My goal is to make robotics, electronics, and programming accessible to all ages. Other hobbies include collecting toy robots, DIY electronics, disc golf, guns, and reading. I have a B.S. in Computer Science and Mathematics, and a M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Tennessee.