Smart Lighting director Bob Karlicek is quoted in NewScientist Magazine about the applications of advanced sensing systems in Street Lighting.
The Smart Lighting ERC hosts Dr. Shiv Kalyanaraman, Chief Scientist with IBM Research Australia for his presentation titled,Energy meets Smarter Transportation: The Energy-Transportation Nexus & Personalized Public Transportation.
Dr. Tessa Pocock, Sr. Research Scientist in the ERC was accepted as a member in the Illuminating Engineering Society and was asked to serve on the Photobiology Committee. Professor George Brainard of Thomas Jefferson University and a collaborating partner in the ERC also serves on the committee that is tasked with evaluating and interpreting data and other information on the biological effects of radiant energy and advises the Board on matters pertaining to photobiological projects.
Dr. Tessa Pocock, Sr. Research Scientist in the ERC will participate in a roundtable discussion on the Standardization of LED Lighting for Horticultural Applications as well as present “The impact of LED lighting on specialty crops” at a colloquy at the 2014 American Society for Horticultural Science Annual Conference held in Orlando, FL.
Md Mottaleb Hossain, ERC Graduate Student from UNM was awarded a prestigious 2014 SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship in the amount of $2000 for his contribution to the Optics and Photonics community. In 2014 SPIE awarded $353,000 in education and travel scholarships to 144 outstanding individuals from around the world, based on their potential contribution to optics and photonics, or a related discipline.
Smart Lighting ERC Graduate Students Anqing Liu and Octavio Perez received a third place award for their entry titled “Controlled Environmental Architecture LED Lighting System, New Metrics” at the 2014 Earth Day Event & Student Competitionheld at RIT in Rochester, NY. The event was sponsored by the New York State Pollution Prevention Institute.
RPI graduate student Kumar Modepalli received the best presentation award at the 29th IEEE Applied Power Electronics Conference(APEC) for his paper titled “Single stage dual purpose off-line HB- LED drivers for Illumination and Visible Light Communication”. The award included an appreciation certificate from IEEE and award of $100. This conference was held March 16- 20,2014 at Fort Worth, Texas