Ongoing Events

Smart Lighting Sustainability Club

Please join us every Monday at 4pm, in CII 7128

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates

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Research Experience for Teachers

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Synthesizing Light for the Benefit of Humanity

Imagine a world where efficient, digital lighting makes us healthier and more productive, produces significant energy savings, and provides wireless, optical access to the internet. The Smart Lighting Engineering Research Center is developing new technologies and applications to change the way society uses lighting.

Current News/Events

August 19, 2014

Smart Lighting professor and associate director Thomas D.C. Little is invited to speak at the founding conference for Visible Light Communication in China on August 27-28, 2014.

August 10, 2014

Smart Lighting director Bob Karlicek is quoted in NewScientist Magazine about the applications of advanced sensing systems in Street Lighting.

August 4, 2014

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.

July 29-30, 2014
Smart Lighting ERC Center Director Bob Karlicek gave an invited talk at the Design Lights Consortium Stakeholder Meeting In San Diego, CA and participated in a panel discussion about the future of Solid State Lighting.

July, 2014
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.

July 28-29, 2014
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.

Past News/Events