Committee Group: Lighting Science

Statement of Purpose

This Technical Committee researches and makes recommendations regarding how light affects human vision and the visual processes.

Committee Scope Parameters

  • Included subject matter: The scope includes methods based on the effect of light source SPDs in interior and roadway applications upon the ability to discern visual detail.
  • Excluded subject matter: This committee does not cover effects such as brightness perception, color rendering, discomfort glare, circadian rhythm, or other health considerations.
Documents maintained by this committee

TM-12-12 Spectral Effects of Lighting on Visual Performance at Mesopic Lighting Levels
TM-24-13 An Optional Method for Adjusting the Recommended Illuminance for Visually Demanding Tasks within IES Illuminance Categories P through Y Based on Light Source Spectrum

  • C. Cameron Miller, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Staff Liaison
  • Geomara Flores
  • Dawn De Grazio
  • Brian Liebel
  • Patricia A. McGillicuddy
  • Sam M. Berman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • John Bullough, Rensslelaer Polytechnic Institute
  • James R. Cyre
  • John L. Fetters
  • Steve A. Fotios, University of Sheffield, School of Architecture
  • Rodney Heller, Energy Performance Lighting
  • Kevin W. Houser, Penn State University
  • Michael A. Lambert, KCL Engineering
  • Mark C. Schneider
  • Stan Walerczyk
Advisory Members
  • Russell H. Cook
  • Wilem Smitt
  • Howard C. Wiig