David Resseguie

Work Experience

Key skills: JavaScript, Java, Data visualization, Internet of Things, Usability.


2015 - 2017
Director, Data & Analytics Delivery Services
  • I help PwC partners and staff use data, analytics, and visualization techniques to gain new insights and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.
2005 - 2015
Computer and Information Research Scientist
  • Speaker and promoter of Gov 2.0 concepts using Web 2.0 and Social Networking principles to improve information sharing capabilities.
  • Design and development lead for ORNL Sensorpedia project, applying Web 2.0 social networking standards to sensor data sharing.
  • Promoter and curator of ORNL STEM education program.
  • Design and development lead for The Resiliency Analysis and Coordination System (TRACS) developed for the DoD's Center for Excellence in Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance (COE-DMHA).
  • Design and development lead for the Redstone Test Center Data Discovery Tool (DDT)
  • User interface design consultant for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Knowledge Discovery Infrastructure.
  • Provide Human-Computer Interaction design and consulting for ORNL High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) emergency management software.
  • Developed a Critical Infrastructure Risk Management Tool web application prototype for the Department of Homeland Security using CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery technologies.
  • A lead developer for SensorNet, a system for the detection and assessment of CBRNE threats.
  • ORNL representative to Open Geospatial Consortium WFS and Sensor Web Enablement (SWE) working groups
  • Developed and maintain the GML Application Schema for SensorNet.
  • Developed ORNL prototype WFS services incorporating security and other experimental enhancements.
  • Developed Google Earth interface for SensorNet sensors and alerts.
  • Train other SensorNet and third-party developers on the use of WFS within sensor networks.
  • Coordinate with University of Tennessee, Vanderbilt University, and other professors to support graduate student research based on the SensorNet program.
  • IPSN '06, Best Large-Scale Demonstration Award
  • Provided design and consulting services for Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) projects.
  • Present and defend design decisions to development team, upper management, and clients.
  • Direct programmer teams to apply good coding practices to maintain code consistency and maintainability.
  • Mentor ORNL student interns and co-ops.
  • Program and assess security sensitive systems and applications.
  • Configure commercial software packages for system integration.
  • Document research and development efforts.
  • Present ORNL technologies in support of new program development opportunities at ORNL.
  • Work with ORNL Technology Transfer department to commercialize ORNL intellectual property.
2000 - 2005
Senior Computer System Designer
(Contracted to ORNL)
  • Developed SensorNet web services using Java Web Service Developer Pack technology.
  • Designed SensorNet XML message interface based on OGC standards.
  • Heavily involved in the defining of the SensorNet system architecture and regional data center database model.
  • Presented current SensorNet research and development efforts at the University of Tennessee College of Communication's 26th Annual Research Symposium.
  • Obtained FBI and Office of Personnel Management (OPM) security clearances.
  • Developed web-based and standalone applications for the FBI using Java Servlet and Swing technology.
  • Developed a web-based class registration and reporting application for the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) using Perl and SQL.
  • Ported Linux based NNSA application to Windows 2000 server.
  • Integrated new platform-independent client software with legacy systems.
  • Proposed and implement usability improvements to software applications.
  • Devised procedures to test and debug software to ensure project requirements were met.
  • Consulted with users to identify current operating procedures and clarify program objectives.
  • Evaluated user requests for new programs and features to determine feasibility, cost and time required, compatibility with current system, and computer capabilities.
  • Wrote documentation, UML use cases, and data flow diagrams.
2003 - 2004
Independent Software Design Consultant
  • Designed and implemented an electronic door access system for site access control using Java and LDAP technology.
  • Developed an event-driven framework for handling interactions between hardware and software.
  • Created a fully functional GUI hardware simulator for development and testing of application using Java Swing technology.
1999 - 2000
Computer Programming & Web Development
  • Planned, developed, tested, and documented innovative Database Marketing and RFM analysis application now used for automating and analyzing direct marketing procedures using Perl and MySQL.
  • Automated statistical analyses of sales data and created custom user interfaces.
  • Optimized existing data analysis scripts for speed and operating efficiency.
  • Produced web-based applications for customer information and inventory maintenance.
  • Presented demonstrations and provided technical assistance to program users.
  • Served as webmaster for growing e-commerce website.
1997 - 1999
Law Clerk
  • Responsible for Court document filings.
  • Broadened knowledge of commercial law

Computer Experience


  • Javascript, AngularJS, Node.js
  • MEAN, jQuery, AJAX, socket.io
  • HTML5, Bootstrap, CSS, Wordpress
  • Java, Swing, Servlets, JSP
  • XML, XSL
  • C/C++
  • PHP, Perl, Regular Expressions
  • OData, SQL, JDBC
  • RESTful Web Services

Special Interests

  • Internet of Things (IoT), Web of Things (WoT)
  • Arduino, Nodebots, JavaScript robotics
  • STEM/STEAM education
  • Human-computer interaction
  • Interface design and usability
  • Tagging systems and multifaceted classification
  • Social networking, collaborative software interfaces
  • Informal interfaces
  • Cooperative robotic teams and software agents
  • Wide-area sensor networks
  • Data visualization and presentation
  • Visual analytics
  • Presentation design

Development Tools

  • Sublime, Eclipse, Geany
  • Balsamiq, Microsoft Visio
  • Trello, SocialText
  • git, SVN, Teamware, SCCS, CVS
  • grunt, bower, make, ant
  • Tomcat, Apache


  • Google Earth / Keyhole
  • Google Maps API
  • Web Feature Server (WFS)
  • Sensor Web Enablement (SWE)


  • MongoDB
  • PostgreSQL
  • Oracle
  • mySQL


  • Object-Oriented Design Patterns
  • Model-View-Controller (MVC) Architecture
  • Data structures
  • Fundamental algorithms
  • Finite automata
  • Complexity Theory
  • Display Management
  • Concepts of Programming Languages
  • Combinatorics, logic, set theory
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Numerical Analysis

Security and Integrity

  • OpenID, OAuth
  • Public-key infrastructure (PKI)
  • Digital certificates
  • WWW security
  • Cryptography, DES, RSA, Rijndael, Diffie-Hellman

Selected Publications

  • Backstop Media, R. Waldron, D. Resseguie. "Make: JavaScript Robotics," Maker Media, 2015.
  • D. Resseguie, S. Fairgrieve. "Unifying Isolated Sensor Systems using Web 2.0 and Open Standards," Sensors Magazine Online, 2010.
  • R. Walker, D. Resseguie, M. Shankar, B. Gorman, C. Smith, D. Hill. "Next Generation Waste Tracking: Linking Legacy Systems with Modern Networking Technologies," Waste Management Conference, 2010
  • R. Edwards, L. E. Parker, D. Resseguie. "Robopedia: Leveraging Sensorpedia for Web-Enabled Robot Control," 8th IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops (PERCOM Workshops), 2010.
  • B. Gorman, D. Resseguie, C. Tomkins-Tinch. "Sensorpedia: Information sharing across incompatible sensor systems," pp.448-454, 2009 International Symposium on Collaborative Technologies and Systems, 2009.
  • B. Gorman, D. Resseguie, M. Shankar. "Designing Information Interoperability," 2009 Special Operations Forces Industry Conference, 2009.
  • M. Shankar, A. Sorokine, B. Bhaduri, D. Resseguie, S. Shekhar, J. S. Yoo. "Spatio-Temporal Conceptual Schema Development for Wide-Area Sensor Networks", Conference on Geospatial Semantics, 2007.
  • A. Ledeczi, D. Resseguie. "Dirty Bomb Detection and Localization in a Crowd", Information Processing in Sensor Networks, 2006.
  • D. Resseguie. "Weaving a Spatio-Temporal Sensor Network: Feature Composition and Translation for Interoperability", GeoWeb, 2006.
  • D. Resseguie. "Evolving Sensor Networks: Bridging Developed and Emerging Standards", Open Geospatial Consortium TC Plenary, 2006.

Selected Presentations

  • An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence (or meet your robot overlords), CodeMash 2016 (video overview)
  • Parkwest Medical Center Emerging Medical Technologies Forum, presenting potential technology commercialization options developed at ORNL
  • East Tennessee CyberSecurity Summit, speaking on benefits of social networking technologies for information sharing
  • Tap the Collective in Washington, DC, speaker and panelist, participating with Don Burke of the CIA's Intellipedia and Emma Antunes of NASA's Spacebook
  • DOE Packaging Certification Program Technical Review, speaking on Sensorpedia framework's applicability to Tracking 2.0
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency R&D Forum 2.0 (NRF 2.0), speaking on Sensorpedia framework's applicability to geospatial intelligence
  • NORTHCOM Joint Interagency Coordination Group (JIACG), briefed working group on Web 2.0 and social networking concepts applied to information sharing
  • DOD Joint Urban Test Capability, briefed research group on key differences between integrated and interoperable system architectures for information sharing
  • Briefed Sensorpedia and related concepts to dozens of ORNL management, visitors, and sponsors


  • M.S., Computer Science, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2004.
  • B.S., Computer Science and Honors Mathematics, University of Tennessee - Knoxville, 2001.

Honors and Awards

  • Top Graduate in Natural Sciences Division of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Tennessee, 2001
  • IPSN '06, Best Large-Scale Demonstration Award, 2006
  • Provost Award - University of Tennessee Citation for Extraordinary Academic Achievement, 2001
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Golden Key, and University of Tennessee Honors Programs
  • Research Alliance in Math and Science Mentor Award, 2006
  • U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science Outstanding Mentor Award, 2010

Community Involvement

  • Coordinate multimedia for Northstar Church and assist in the student ministry
  • Foster parent for Knox County
  • Coached a local FIRST LEGO League (FLL) robot competition team for middle school aged children
  • Develop and present STEM education (using robots and drones) at local schools.
  • Serve at Water Angels Ministry in downtown Knoxville
  • Mission of Hope Back-to-School program
  • Perform magic for church activities, mission trips, and Mission of Hope
  • Vice-President of the Baptist Collegiate Ministry at UTK Leadership Team
  • Freshman and new student Bible study leader at UTK BCM
  • Children's tutoring/mentoring in government housing area
  • Upward Basketball League Staff / Referee
  • First Harvest Food Drive
  • Vol-Challenge community service program
  • Youth Praise and Worship Leader
  • Vacation Bible School Recreation Helper

Hobbies and Activities

Mission Trips

  • Cañas, Costa Rica, Summer 2007
    • Magic
    • Community Outreach
    • Door-to-door Ministry
  • Bombarral, Portugal, Spring Break 2002
    • Group Leader
    • Community Outreach
    • Art Ministry
    • Mentoring
  • Mayaguez, Puerto Rico, Spring Break 2001
    • Community Outreach
    • Worship Leading
  • New York, NY, Spring Break 2000
    • Church repair
    • Construction
  • San Jose, Costa Rica, Spring Break 1999
    • Working with High School Age Group
    • Drama
    • Mentoring
  • Boston, MA, Spring Break 1998
    • Children's Tutoring
    • Church Clean-up
  • Nashville, TN, 1997
    • Inner-city Children
    • Community Clean-up
  • Seymour, TN, 1996
    • Harrison Chilhowee King's Academy
    • Clean-up and construction
  • Loudon, TN, 1996
    • Paint Widow's House
  • Omaha, NE, 1994
    • Backyard Bible Clubs
    • Drama Team
  • Oakdale, TN, 1993
    • Children's Home Cleanup
    • Construction