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Mariana Figueiro

Mariana Figueiro, FIES, is a professor at the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, where she also directs the Light and Health program. She is currently the center’s acting director while Mark Rea is on an academic sabbatical through June 2017.

Mariana Figueiro's Posts

Quantifying Circadian Light and Its Impact Quantifying Circadian Light and Its Impact

Melanopic lux is the wrong metric for describing circadian-effective light. Here is a better alternative. Read more

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Discovery of the Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cell Discovery of the Photosensitive Retinal Ganglion Cell

Redefining humans' biological response to light. Read more

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LRC Director Mark Rea to take Academic Sabbatical LRC Director Mark Rea to take Academic Sabbatical

Mariana Figueiro, LRC Light & Health Program Director, named Acting Director. Read more

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2013 IES Fellows Announced

Lighting educators and researchers Kevin Houser and Mariana Figueiro have been recognized by the Illuminating Engineering Society and elected as Fellows. Read more

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One-on-One with Mariana Figueiro One-on-One with Mariana Figueiro

Had it not been for a design research seminar while a graduate student at the Lighting Research Center (LRC), part of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., Mariana Figueiro might never have pursued a career in lighting education and research. Read more

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