Mark S. Rea, Ph.D.

Mark Rea

Mark S. Rea, Ph.D., is Director of the Lighting Research Center and Professor of Architecture and Cognitive Sciences at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He is well known for his research in circadian photobiology, mesopic vision, psychological responses to light, lighting engineering, and visual performance. He is the author of more than 250 scientific articles related to human factors in lighting and was editor-in-chief of the 8th and 9th editions of the Illuminating Engineering Society Lighting Handbook.