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2019 Thesis Prize Presentations

May 16, 2019
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
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Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers St, Suite 609
New York, NY 10007

Join us as we congratulate the 2019 IESNYC Thesis Prize recipients and learn of their thesis projects
The following thesis presentations will be presented by the three 2019 thesis award recipients who are a degree candidates in graduate-level lighting programs:

Investigating LED Driver Output Electrical Parameter Changes Due to Failing Electronic Components
Dinusha Thotagamuwa, Lighting Research Center (LRC), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) School of Architecture.

Evaluating Mean Room Surface Exitance
Aldo Jacques Espina, Parsons School of Design at the New School

A Posture in Time: Lighting for a School of Theatre
Ying Zhong, New York School of Interior Design (NYSID)

Keynote Speaker Zachary Pearson

Zachary is an IESNYC 2018 scholarship recipient who graduated from the Master of Science in Lighting program at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI).

He will share his success since graduation.



6:30pm Opening remarks
6:40pm Key Note speaker Zachary Pearson, 2018 IESNYC Scholarship recipient
7:10pm 1st Thesis Presentation
7:40pm 2nd Thesis Presentation
8:10pm 3rd Thesis Presentation
8:40pm Program Wrap Up

The IESNYC Thesis Prize is an annual $1,000 award given to three students selected by their professors for demonstrating excellence in lighting design and/or research, and represent the intellectual insight, rigor, and quality standards as set forth by their respective school departments and each student’s thesis committee.

Admission is FREE for everyone. Registration is required.

$ Free Admission IESNYC Members

$ General Public Free Admission