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Graduate Education

Faculty

The faculty at the LRC includes some of the world's leading experts working in the field of lighting today. Graduate education at the LRC allows students to work and learn alongside these world-renowned lighting experts.

LRC faculty members are:

  • Lighting designers, architects, and architectural engineers skilled in lighting design and application
  • Physicists, engineers, and researchers investigating the latest technological innovations
  • Photobiologists, psychologists, and human factors researchers

Here is a current list of our faculty members. Click on the names to learn more about these instructors and their work.

   Andrew Bierman, M.S., L.C.
Senior Research Scientist
Photometry Manager
Adjunct Assistant Professor
518-687-7128
bierma2@rpi.edu

   Jennifer Brons, M.S., B.A., L.C.
Director of Design Demonstrations
DELTA Program Manager
Adjunct Assistant Professor
518-687-7136
bronsj@rpi.edu

   John D. Bullough, Ph.D.
Director, Transportation
and Safety Lighting Programs
Adjunct Faculty Member
518-687-7138
bulloj@rpi.edu

   Mariana G. Figueiro, Ph.D.
LRC Director
Professor
518-687-7142
figuem@rpi.edu

   Daniel Frering, LC
Director, Grants Development
and Educational Programs
Adjunct Assistant Professor
518-687-7149
frerid@rpi.edu

   Jean Paul Freyssinier, M.S.
Senior Research Scientist
Adjunct Assistant Professor
518-687-7146
freysj@rpi.edu

   Russ Leslie, AIA, FIES
Associate Director
Head, Graduate Programs in Lighting
Professor
518-687-7100
leslir@rpi.edu

   Nadarajah Narendran, Ph.D.
Director of Research
Professor
518-687-7176
narenn2@rpi.edu

   Mark Rea, Ph.D.
Professor
Professor of Cognitive Science
518-687-7100
ream@rpi.edu

   Abhay Wadhwa
Adjunct Assistant Professor
Principal, AWA Lighting Designers
212-473-9797
abhay@awalightingdesigners.com

   Yiting Zhu, Ph.D.
Research Scientist
Adjunct Assistant Professor
518-687-7122
zhuy2@rpi.edu




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