Engineer Appointed to Lighting Society Board
Naomi Miller will serve as At-Large-Director of Illuminating Engineering Society
Miller's responsibilities will include reviewing technical documents, helping with governance and budget planning, and contributing to education and technical committee directions. Her term will last two years, ending July 2018.
In her work with the IES, Miller previously served as the chair of the Quality of the Visual Environment Committee for eight years, and was a principal author of IES's Light + Design: A Guide to Designing Quality Lighting for People and Buildings. Miller is an IES Fellow, as well as a Fellow of the International Association of Lighting Designers.
Miller has worked in lighting for more than 30 years as both a designer and a researcher. She’s received a number of lighting design awards for her diverse portfolio of work, which includes churches, university science buildings, boutique hotels, supermarkets, and parking lots.
Based in Portland, Ore., Miller joined PNNL in 2009 as a senior lighting engineer in the solid-state lighting program, where her research focuses on lighting quality, the health effects of light, and lighting sustainability and efficiency. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Art and Design from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and her Master of Science in Lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.