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Peter Boyce, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., physics, Reading University, England.

Research interests:
Lighting evaluation, lighting for the elderly, security lighting, visibility of exit signs, lighting and sustained task performance, lighting quality, photobiology.

Research Officer, Electricity Council Research Centre, England. Professor Boyce conducted research on visual fatigue, the influence of age on visual performance, visual problems associated with visual display units, hue discrimination and safe lighting fo

Professional memberships:
Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers, U.K.; Ergonomics Society Illuminating Engineering Society of North America.

CIBSE's Leon Gaster Award, 1986, for work on emergency lighting; Walsh Weston medal (twice) for articles on lighting research; Elenbaas Award for work in illuminating engineering; CIBSE Silver Medal; Fellow, Illuminating Engineering Society of North Ameri

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
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