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Taylor Technical Talent

Former Recipients

This award recognizes outstanding application papers published in LD+A, LEUKOS, or presented at the IES Annual Conference or at a Regional Conference.

The Taylor Technical Talent Award improves both the quality and quantity of papers on the practice of lighting by providing recognition of authors for their accomplishments, and raising the awareness of the need for these papers. In addition, it reaffirms the IES's position of leadership as the authoritative body on lighting application by the recognition of outstanding contributions to applications literature by the Society.

Papers published in LD+A and LEUKOS are automatically eligible for consideration for the award. Papers presented at Regional Conferences may be submitted by the author(s), the Conference Chairman, the Regional Director or the Regional Awards Chairman. Papers presented at the Annual Conference may be submitted by the author(s). The submission shall consist of a letter of transmittal containing all pertinent information and an abstract, plus a copy of the manuscript. Judging shall be based solely on the material that is submitted.

Procedure: A Taylor Technical Talent Award committee is charged with the responsibility of selecting the winning paper.

All submissions must be received by January 31.

The Award: The award is an engraved plaque presented at the Annual Conference held in November. A release by the author(s) for publication, shall be required of all entrants. The award shall be administered by the Executive Vice President, following the timeline established by the committee.

For questions, please contact the Chairperson of the Taylor Technical Talent Award or the IES office.

  • Chairperson
  • Taylor Technical Talent Award
  • John Zhang
  • 3696 Haven Avenue, Suite A
  • Redwood City, CA 94063
  • Phone: (650) 249-6572
  • Fax: (650) 362-1987
  • jzhang@lunera.com
  • IES
  • 120 Wall Street
  • Floor 17
  • New York, NY 10005-4001
  • (212)248-5000
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