Tony Esposito

Tony is the Founder and Head Research Scientist at Lighting Research Solutions, a lighting consultancy providing services in research, education, and development. Tony holds a doctorate in Architectural Engineering from Penn State University. His specialties include color science, color discrimination, IES TM-30, human factors research methods, circadian metrics, and spectral modeling and optimization. Tony has won the Robert J. Besal design scholarship four times, received the 2019 Richard Kelly Grant, and won the CISBE 2019 Walsh-Weston Award from the Society of Light and Lighting. He currently serves as the Co-Chair of the IES Color Committee and previously led the task group that developed IES TM-30 ANNEX E, a set of recommended specification criteria meant to ease the use of TM-30.


Mike Royer

Dr. Michael Royer is a senior engineer at PNNL, where he works on the Advanced Lighting Science and Technology Research program, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy. His primary research area is human factors in lighting. Michael is co-chair of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Vision Science committee and a member of the Color Committee. He also serves on the International Commission on Illumination (CIE)-U.S. National Executive Committee and other CIE technical committees.