Drury B. Crawley, Ph.D.
Dr. Drury B. Crawley, Ph.D is a team leader at Bentley Systems, developing a new generation of building performance software for energy and sustainability. Before joining Bentley in 2010, Dr. Crawley led development of the US Department of Energy’s EnergyPlus simulation program and Commercial Buildings Initiative (now Better Buildings), working to create low- and zero-energy buildings.
Dr. Crawley has more than 35 years of experience in building energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainability. He received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering from University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland and a Bachelor of Architecture from University of Tennessee.
A registered architect, Dr. Crawley is an ASHRAE Fellow and Distinguished Lecturer. Currently, he chairs TC 4.2 Climatic Information and Standard 169 Climatic Data for Building Design Standards, and is also a member of the Advocacy Committee. He is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Award, Research Administration Committee’s Service to ASHRAE Research Award, Building Energy Modeling Professional (BEMP) certification, and Exceptional Service Award.
Dr. Crawley is also a Fellow of IBPSA, at-large board member since 1998, and IBPSA-USA Treasurer and board member since 2013. He also is active in AIA and USGBC. He has published more than 125 papers and articles, testified before the U.S. Congress, lectured at more than 20 universities, and made more than 400 presentations on building energy efficiency, sustainability, and renewable energy throughout the world.