Jessica Hernández is a Senior Research Associate at Lux and leads the energy team's coverage of energy use in the built environment and power grid technologies. In this role she focuses on hardware and software technologies that impact energy efficiency in commercial and residential buildings, as well as technologies disrupting electricity transmission, distribution, and retail. Jessica has also contributed to the Digital Transformation team in the areas of Digital Health and Wellness, Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT), Intelligent Buildings, and Sensors.
Prior to joining Lux, Jessica worked as a full time BIOS Engineer at Intel Corporation’s Guadalajara Design Center (GDC) campus. In addition, she joined Siemens Building Technologies to work on a project where she engineered the generation, distribution, and management of electricity for a net Zero Energy hotel to be built in the harbor of the city of Rotterdam.
She holds a BSc. in Electronics Engineering from the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education in Mexico and a MSc. in Sustainable Energy Technology from the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, where she specialized in the optimization of the design of solar photovoltaic systems.