Michael Royer, Ph.D. from Pacific Northwest National Laboratories, will be discussing the newly released IES TM-30-15, and the complicated science of accurately quantifying color rendition. Color fidelity, color discrimination, and color preference are all aspects to be considered during the design process. Michael will discuss included aspects as well as next steps towards moving towards industry adoption. He will also give a live demonstration of color-tunable light source.
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About the Speaker: Michael Royer is a lighting engineer at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL), where for the past five years he has worked on the U.S. Department of Energy's solid-state lighting program. He focuses on technology development issues, helping to improve product performance through research, testing, standards development, and engagement with various elements of the lighting industry. Michael is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society's (IES) Color Committee, chair of the IES Color Metrics Task Group, and has served as a guest editor for LEUKOS' special edition on color rendition. Prior to joining PNNL, Michael earned a Ph.D. in Architectural Engineering from Penn State University, receiving the 2013 Taylor Technical Talent Award from the IES for his published work. Michael was named a future leader of lighting by LD+A magazine in 2010, and has authored over 50 journal articles and government reports.