• Congratulations to the Winners of the 2020 Student Lighting Competition!

  • 2019 Lumen Award of Excellence – Claus Porto New York, LOOP Lighting

  • 2019 Lumen Award of Excellence – Louvre Abu Dhabi, BuroHappold Engineering

Welcome to the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society
We are a volunteer professional membership organization comprised of individuals who share a mutual appreciation for and fascination with all things lighting. We are dedicated to promoting both the art and science of illumination to our members, to other professional organizations, to the industry, and to the public through inspiring events, informative programs, educational series, and great networking opportunities.


President's Message

March is here and spring isn’t too far away. Until we reach the IESNYC Lumen Gala, your Section is full speed ahead with activities and excitement. We have so much to share, I don’t know where to begin!

Make sure you read our Member of the Month section. IES Executive Director Mr. Tim Licitra was gracious to share his time and thoughts on what the IES has done for him and his vision for the future. Tim has been a great supporter of our Section and has helped us many times to be more successful. We couldn’t thank him enough for his support and leadership. Read More>


Member
of the Month


Timothy Licitra, MIES
Executive Director, IES


IESNYC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP Judging Postponed
Update: Due to health concerns over meetings and travel the annual IESNYC MERIT SCHOLARSHIP judging has been postponed until a later date.


Winners of The 2020 New York City Student Lighting Competition

The IESNYC Student Lighting Competition announced Brendan Dimmig, an Industrial Design student at Pratt Institute, as the Grand Prize Winner for his project "Meadow Full of Stars."
Second Place went to Seokhun You, also an Industrial Design student at Pratt Institute. Third place was awarded to Shi Yan who is an Interior Design student at Parsons the New School. Honorable mentions went to Taeyeon Song, Robyn Bohn, Hsin-Ying Huang, Katrina Matejcik, and Jiaman Li from Parsons the New School; and Eleanor Watson, Minwoo Park, and Congyu Huang from Pratt Institute More >


Where Are They Now?
IESNYC past scholarship winners discuss what they are doing now and how the scholarship helped them achieve their goals. Their stories are inspiring and we are pleased to have been part of their journeys. More >



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IESNYC Calendar

 
Apr 7

Postponed - Lightfair Sneak Peek

6:00 PM
A future date will be announced pending improved conditions

Apr 16

IESNYC Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Monthly Board and Committee meeting open to IESNYC members

Apr 22

Postponed – Steel Plant Building Lighting Transformation at Marist College

6:00 PM
A future date will be announced pending improved conditions

Apr 29

Postponed - NYC Energy Code Update

6:00 PM
A future date will be announced pending improved conditions

May 13

Lighting Site Tour

6:00 PM
Save the Date! Join IESNYC as we tour one of NYC's new lighting design projects then top off the evening with a social hour

May 21

IESNYC Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Monthly Board and Committee meeting open to IESNYC members

OTHER EVENTS & News

IESNYC Congratulates 40under40 Local Winners

40under40's Class of 2020 has been named including nine local recipients Read More

Brigid Hardiman Appreciation Day

IESNYC President, Mike Barr, proclaimed March 3, 2020 as Brigid Hardiman Appreciation Day Read More

Call for Presenters for IES Annual Conference 2020

The IES invites you to submit your proposals, particularly drawing from the interpretations of the theme Hindsight/Insight/Foresight. Read More