Each month the IES presents a live webinar with topics beneficial to IES Members and others in the lighting community. Read below for information on Thursday’s webinar.
Roadway Lighting – Lighting and Health
October 1st 12:00 PM ET
FREE FOR IES MEMBERS
Results from recent research with a focus on the past issues raised by AMA. Discuss the balance of the safety benefits of lighting versus the environmental impacts, the DOE Smart Road light source impacts study and other research.
Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
PRESENTER: Ron Gibbons, Center for Infrastructure-Based Safety Systems at Virginia Tech
Ron Gibbons is the Director of the Center for Infrastructure Based Safety Systems (CIBSS) at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI). He is the Institute’s lead lighting research scientist. He is currently the PI on projects investigating the impact of outdoor lighting on human health, the Spectral Effects of new light sources on roadways, the visibility of police vehicles and is the subject matter lead for the FHWA office Safety IDIQ contract. Dr. Gibbons is also an Associate Professor in the School of Architecture and Design at Virginia Tech. Gibbons is the author of over 80 published papers on roadway lighting, photometry, and target visibility. He is a past Director of Division 4 of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE) and a past president of the Illuminating Engineering Society.
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