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19.10.2016

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Rupak Baniya will be held on Friday 11 November 2016 at 12 noon in Computer Science Building, hall T2. The title of the doctoral thesis is Energy efficiency and colour quality improvement and subjective preference of LED office lighting. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Alexander Rosemann, Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands.

19.10.2016

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Mikko Maksimainen will be held on Tuesday 25 October 2016 at 12 noon in Computer Science Building, hall T2. The title of the doctoral thesis is Adaptation luminance in a road lighting environment: analysis of non-uniform luminance distribution. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Stephan Völker , Technische Universität Berlin, Germany.

23.10.2015

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Can Cengiz will be held on Friday 13th November 2015 at 12 noon in lecture hall S1. The title of the doctoral thesis is Visual Performance Under Mesopic Conditions: Towards Determination of Adaptation Luminance. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Professor Frangiskos Topalis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece.

24.4.2015 One day seminar titled 'Human Centric Smart Lighting" will be held on June 11 at Aalto University, lecture hall S3 of School of Electrical Engineering (Otakaari 5A, Espoo). All visitors can attend the seminar free of charge. Please see Programme for details.
10.4.2015

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Rajendra Dangol will be held on Friday 15th May 2015 at 12 noon in lecture hall S1. The title of the doctoral thesis is Subjective preference of light colour and LED lighting. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Thorbjörn Laike, Lund University, Sweden.

9.3.2015

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Mohammad Islam will be held on Monday 30th March 2015 at 12 noon in lecture hall S3.

The title of the doctoral thesis is User acceptance studies for LED office lighting: light spectrum and correlated colour temperature. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Tran Quoc Khanh, Technical University of Dramstadt, Germany.

9.3.2015

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Janne Viitanen was held on Friday 6th March 2015 at 12 noon. The title of the doctoral thesis was Energy efficient lighting systems in buildings with integrated photovoltaics. The opponent in the Dissertation was Professor Jero Ahola (Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finland).

16.2.2015

Doctoral Dissertation of Li.Sc. Mikko Hyvärinen was held on Friday 13th February 2015 at 12 noon. The title of the doctoral thesis was Methodological questions in lightning acceptance and preference studiesut. The opponent in the Dissertation was Professor Markku Turunen (University of Tampere, Finland).

28.6.2014

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Wei Luo was held on Friday 27th June 2014 at 12 noon. The title of the doctoral thesis was Outdoor lighting – Mesopic photometry, adaptation conditions and user preferences in pedestrian way ighting. The opponents in the Dissertation were Professor Marc Fontoynont (Aalborg Universitet) and Dr. Teija Vainio (Tampere University).

23.11.2013

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Heli Nikunen was held on Friday 22nd November 2013 at 12 noon in lecture hall S4. The title of the doctoral thesis was Perceptions of lighting, perceived restorativeness, preference and fear in outdoor spaces. The opponent in the Dissertation was Professor Thorbjörn Laike, (Lund University, Sweden).

10.9.2013

 

 

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Leena Tähkämö will be held on Friday 13th September 2013 at 12 noon in lecture hall S1. The title of the doctoral thesis is Life cycle assessment of light sources – Case studies and review of the analyses. The opponents in the Dissertation will be Professor Marc Fontoynont (Aalborg University, Denmark) and Research Professor Ilkka Savolainen (VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland).

23.1.2013

The 2013 post-graduate seminar on illumination engineering with the title "Colorimetry and Color Quality of LEDs" will be held on February 11 and 12. Programme

1.9.2012

Tule tekemään diplomityösi tai väitöskirjasi Elektroniikan laitoksen Valaistusyksikköön! Tarjolla töitä Aalto Energia- ja muissa tutkimusprojekteissamme. Aiheina mm. valaistus ja energia/yöajan liikenne, ajokäyttäytyminen ja katseenseuranta/näkeminen, ulkovalaistus ja LEDit. Mahdollisuus tutkijavaihtoon Eurooppa/Japani/Korea/ Australia/Uusi-Seelanti. Projektit alkavat alkusysksystä, ota pikaisesti yhteys Prof Liisa Haloseen:
liisa.halonen@aalto.fi, 0500 423232

16.12.2011

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Anne Ylinen will be held on Friday 16th December 2011 at 12 noon in lecture hall S1. The title of the doctoral thesis is Development and analysis of road lighting - Road surfaces and mesopic dimensioning. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Georges Zissis , University of Paul sabatier, France.

18.10.2011

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Ater Amogpai will be held on Friday 25th November 2011 at 12 noon in lecture hall S1. The title of the doctoral thesis is LED lighting combined with solar panels in developing countries. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Grega Bizjak, University of Ljubijana, Slovenia.

03.10.2011

Doctoral Dissertation of M.Sc. Emilia Rautkylä will be held on Friday 14th of October 2011 at 12 noon in lecture hall S4. The title of the doctoral thesis is Research Methods and Neurophysiological Mechanisms Behind the Alerting Effects of Daytime Light Exposure. The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof. Emeritus Peter Boyce, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, USA.

05.09.2011

The 2011 post-graduate seminar on illumination engineering with the title "Lighting with LEDs- Photometry, Colorimetry and Colour rendering" will be held on September 29 and 30. Programme

13.09.2010

The 2010 postgraduate seminar on illuminating engineering was held on September 9-10 at Aalto University School of Science and Technology. The topic was Energy Efficient LED Lighting. The programme can be downloaded here

07.09.2009

The 2009 postgraduate seminar on illuminating engineering was held on September 3-4. The topic of the seminar was Energy Efficient Indoor and Outdoor Lighting. The working language of the seminar was English. Guest lecturers were Prof. Georges Zissis from France and Mag. Wilfried Pohl from Austria. The programme can be downloaded here

16.01.2009

The Dissertation of   M.Sc. Pramod Bhusal   will be held on Friday January 16, 2009 12:00 in lecture hall S4. The title of the doctoral thesis is "   Energy Efficient Electric Lighting for Buildings in Developed and Developing Countries ". The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof Dave Irvine-Halliday.

07.11.2008

The Dissertation of M.Sc. Liping Guo will be held on Friday November 7, 2008 in lecture hall S4. The title of the doctoral thesis is " Intelligent road lighting control systems – experiences, measurements and lighting control strategies". The opponent in the Dissertation will be Prof Lars Bylund.

19.09.2008

The Dissertation of M.Sc. Paulo Pinho will be held on Friday September 19, 2008 in lecture hall S4. The title of the doctoral thesis is" Usage and control of solid-state lighting for plant growth". The opponents in the dissertation will be professor Paula Elomaa and Professor Uli Lemmer.

28.04.2008

The 2008 seminar on Illuminating Engineering was held between May 19th and 21st. The title of the seminar is "LED-optiikan suunnittelu ja optiikan teollistaminen". The language of the seminar was Finnish. Guest lecturer: Prof. Folke Stenman. The programme can be downloaded here

14.12.2007

The Dissertation of M.Sc. Meri Viikari will be held on Friday December 14, in lecture hall S1. The title of the doctoral thesis is "Analysis of performance based mesopic models and a proposal for a model for the basis of mesopic photometry". The opponent in the Dissertation will be Dr Michael Pointer.

19.10.2007

The Dissertation of M.Sc. Henri Juslén will be held on Friday October 19, in lecture hall S4. The title of the doctoral thesis is "Lighting, productivity and preferred illuminances - field studies in the industrial environment". The opponent in the Dissertation will be Dr Marc Fontoynont from ENTPE, Lyon, France.

27.09.2007

Professor Liisa Halonen from TKK was handed over the Millenium Award 2007 for her merits in teaching of illumination engineering and starting high-quality lighting research in Finland. In the picture from right to left: Dr. Johan Gullichsen, Dr. Tapio Alvesalo, Prof. Liisa Halonen, Prof. Shuji Nakamura and CEO of Savcor Mikkeli.

05.04.2007

Millennium Distinction Award 2007: Millennium Distinction Awards for developers and researchers working in the Finnish optoelectronics sector.
Two Finnish growth companies and two university professors will receive this year’s Millennium Distinction Awards from the Millennium Technology Prize Foundation. Heikki and Ulla Mustonen of Tepcomp Oy, Harry Asonen of Corelase Oy, Prof. Liisa Halonen of HUT and Prof Markus Pessa of TUT have all been recognised for their pioneering work in optoelectronics.

30.03.2007

Accredited testing services have been expanded to include Aerodrome and Heliport Lights and Signs. Expansions have also been made in Testing of Motor Vehicle Lamps and Retro-reflectors. See FINAS web pages for full details of the scope of testing.

22.03.2007

The 2007 seminar on Illuminating Engineering with the title "Light & Health " will be on May 22nd and 23rd. Guest: Prof. Peter R. Boyce, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. The programme can be downloaded here

04.07.2006

The 2006 post-graduate seminar with the title "Road and Tunnel Lighting - Principles, Properties and New Trends" will be on October 9th and 10th. Programme

29.06.2006

The 2006 Millennium Technology Prize was awarded to Shuji Nakamura, for the development of LED light sources.

07.11.2005

The doctoral Thesis work of Pasi Orreveteläinen was examined and approved at HUT on October 28, 2005. The title of his Thesis was "Models for spectral luminous efficiency in peripheral vision at mesopic and low photopic luminance levels". The work concerning the Thesis was conducted at HUT Lighting Laboratory. The opponent in the Dissertation was Prof János Schanda from University of Veszprém, Hungary.

07.11.2005

The doctoral Thesis work of Marjukka Eloholma was examined and approved at HUT on October 21, 2005. Her Thesis, entitled "Development of visual performance based mesopic photometry", concerns vision in night-time driving conditions and the dimensioning of lighting at mesopic levels. The work concerning the Thesis was conducted at HUT Lighting Laboratory. The opponent in the Dissertation was Dr Pieter Walraven from TNO Human Factors, the Netherlands.

 

26.05.2005

The 2005 post-graduate seminar with the title "LEDs in lighting and light measurements" will be on September 1st and 2nd.
- programme for 1st day (doc file)
- programme for 2nd day (doc file)

 

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