Annette Greiner

Alumni (MIMS 2010)
Former Instructor


User-centered design, visualization, web development, prototyping, scientific computing


Annette served as course creator and lead for W209, Data Visualization, in the MIDS program. She works as UX Lead at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center (NERSC), the supercomputing center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. As part of the center's Data and Analytics Services team, she consults with researchers working at the forefront of scientific computing. She has designed and built web applications for science domains as disparate as microbial metabolomics (, materials discovery (, and imaging mass spectrometry (, for which she won an R&D100 Award. A graduate of the I School's MIMS program with a focus on HCI, she aims to design and develop innovative user interfaces that make data-intensive information usable, accessible, and effective. Annette also represents Berkeley Lab on the W3C Advisory Committee. She is a co-author of the W3C's Data on the Web Best Practices recommendation and is currently active in the Data Exchange Working Group.


MIMS, HCI; University of California, Berkeley; 2008 – 2010

B.S., Biomedical Science, Theater; University of Michigan; 1982 – 1987