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Lia Irvin

Lia Irvin

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Portland Office
Portland, OR 97204
(971) 940-7101


Ms. Irvin joined PNNL in 2017 as an intern on the Solid State Lighting Advanced Research & Development Program. She was promoted to a Post Bachelors Research Associate in 2018.

She has been supporting the development of PNNL's Sky Glow evaluation tool, solid state lighting glare studies, circadian metric simulation, lighting flicker evaluations, and lighting quality and control evaluations in schools and hospitals.

Research Interests

  • Python Programming
  • Excel
  • Lighting Evaluation & Simulation

Education and Credentials

  • B.S., Physics, University of St. Andrews

PNNL Publications


  • Miller N.J., F.A. Leon, J. Tan, and A.C. Irvin. 2022. "Flicker: A Review of temporal light modulation stimulus, responses, and measures." Lighting Research & Technology. PNNL-SA-164067. doi:10.1177/14771535211069482


  • Abboushi B.K., E. Rodriguez-Feo Bermudez, A.C. Irvin, B. Feagin Jr., M.P. Royer, and R.G. Davis. 2021. "Examining Perceptual Luminance Uniformity of Simulated Luminaire Patterns." In SPIE OPTO: Light-Emitting Devices, Materials, and Applications XXV, March 6-12, 2021, Online Only. Proceedings of the SPIE, edited by J.K. Kim, M.R. Krames and M. Strassburg, 11706, Paper No. 117061E. Bellingham, Washington:SPIE. PNNL-SA-159574. doi:10.1117/12.2577901


  • Miller N.J., and A.C. Irvin. 2020. "M/P Ratios-A Call for Consistency." LD+A Magazine 50, no. 2:12-14. PNNL-SA-152939.

Energy and Environment

Core Research Areas