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WEBINAR: Discomfort Glare in Outdoor Nighttime Environments
June 18, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
One of the most important aspects of visual comfort and lighting quality is the restriction and elimination of glare. With the advancement of LED technology, glare has received renewed interest. But what makes it challenging to create a simple metric that accurately predicts the perception of glare? This webinar will cover the basics of glare, methods and research challenges when investigating glare and creating metrics, and the importance of research in this area. It will also cover work of the Discomfort Glare in Outdoor Nighttime Environments (DGONE) committee including the glare demonstration conducted during the 2019 IES Annual Conference.
Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).
PRESENTER: Dr. Yulia Tyukhova
Dr. Yulia Tyukhova is an independent researcher, whose primary research areas include glare, visual comfort, lighting quality, human perception, and high dynamic range luminance measurements. She received her PhD in Architectural Engineering – Lighting from the University of Nebraska. She is actively involved in technical and non-technical committees of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), International Commission on Illumination (CIE), and the Transportation Research Board (TRB). She is the Chair of the IES Emerging Professionals (EP) committee that focuses on opportunities for new professionals and the benefits of the program to the society. Dr. Tyukhova holds two patents, authors scientific papers, and presents at conferences. Yulia Tyukhova is a recipient of the Fulbright scholarship and the STEP Ahead Emerging Leader Award from the Manufacturing Institute and was named a future thought leader of the lighting industry by LD+A magazine in 2013.