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John Garza

John Garza

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


John came to PNNL in 2017 where he joined the Risk and Decision Sciences group. He is a key engineer for software testing and project pipelines where he lends his expertise to a diverse set of projects. John also develops web and desktop applications in a variety of languages. John is proficient in:

  • Java
  • JavaScript/HTML/CSS
  • Selenium WebDriver
  • PHP
  • Python
  • Software Testing Methodologies
  • CI/CD through Jenkins and Bamboo
  • GIS and web mapping development

Research Interests

  • Software Testing
  • Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery/Deployment
  • Web Application Development Methodologies
  • Data Mining
  • Project Management

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Mathematics, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX
  • B.S., Computer Science, Tarleton State University, Stephenville, TX

PNNL Publications


  • Freedman V.L., P.D. Royer, X. Chen, S.A. Montgomery, and J.J. Garza. 2018. "ATLAS: Story Maps for Communicating Groundwater Cleanup Status - 18510." In Proceedings of the 44th Annual Waste Management Conference (WM2018): Nuclear and Industrial Robotics, Remote Systems and Other Emerging Technology, March 18-22, 2018, Phoenix, AZ, 8, 5530-5538. Tempe, Arizona:Waste Management Symposia, Inc. PNNL-SA-130420.

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