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Nadarajah Narendran

Professor

Affiliation

Director of Research, Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Education

Ph.D., Physics, University of Rhode Island

Background

Professor, School of Architecture, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Director of Research. Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Dr. Narendren is a Fellow member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and The International Society of Optical Engineering. He leads a team that conducts research and educational programs to accelerate the development and market transformation of solid state lighting technology.

Research Interests

  • Solid-state lighting
  • Advanced light source technologies
  • Remote source/fiber-optic lighting
  • Sensors

Awards

  • Rensselaer William H. Wiley Distnguished Faculty Award, 2012
  • Fellow, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America 2003
  • Taylor Technical Talent Award, (Best technical paper)
  • Fellow, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America 2003
  • PEW Teaching Leadership Award, 1990

Contact

Nadarajah Narendran

Lighting Research Center
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
21 Union St.
Troy, New York 12180

Office: (518) 687-7176
E-Mail: narenn2@rpi.edu