Committee Group: Lighting Science

Statement of Purpose

This Technical Committee researches and makes recommendations for lighting based upon the biological effects of radiant energy.

Committee Scope Parameters

  • Included subject matter: The scope includes photobiological hazards, photobiological effects of lighting on plant systems, non-visual photobiological effects, and safety for lamps and lamp systems.
  • Excluded subject matter: This committee does not address health in relation to lighting outside the context of photobiology.
Documents maintained by this committee

RP-27.1 ANSI/IES Recommended Practice for Photobiological Safety for Lamps and Lamp Systems – General Requirements
RP-27.2 ANSI/IES Recommended Practice for Photobiological Safety for Lamps and Lamp Systems – Measurement Techniques
RP-27.3 ANSI/IES Recommended Practice for Photobiological Safety for Lamps and Lamp Systems – Risk Group Classification and Labeling

Chair
  • Dr. David H. Sliney, Consulting Medical Physicist
Staff Liaison
  • Geomara Flores
  • Patricia A. McGillicuddy
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Members
  • Rolf S. Bergman, Rolf Bergman Consulting
  • George C. Brainard, Thomas Jefferson University
  • John Bullough, Rensslelaer Polytechnic Institute
  • John C. Dowdy
  • Paul Donald Forbes
  • David C. Gross
  • Roy Harvey, OSRAM Opto-Semiconductors, Inc.
  • Andrew Jackson, Philips Lighting North America Corporation
  • Terry L. Lyon
  • Sharon Miller, Food & Drug Administration
  • Steven L. Mintz
  • John B. O'Hagan, Public Health England
  • Tessa H. Pocock
  • Dean Saputa
  • James B. Sheehy, Naval Air Development Center
  • Ambler Thompson
  • Richard L. Vincent, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
  • Stephen Wengraitis, US Army Center for Health Promotion and Preventive Medicine
  • Edward M. Yandek, Edward Yandek LLC
Advisory Members
  • Deborah Burnett, DSI/ Benya Burnett Consultancy
  • Gilberto J. Costa, GREENLUZ Consulting Services
  • James K. Fischer
  • Antony B. Kim
  • Robert Landry
  • Alan L. Lewis, Retired
  • Martin A. Mainster
  • Naomi J. Miller, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
  • Joan E. Roberts, Fordham University
  • Robert Soler, BIOS Lighting
  • Katherine J. Stekr, HLB Lighting Design
  • John R. Urbanowski, Visibility
  • Vivian Wu
Honorary Members
  • Robert G. Sayre