Director of Research
Lighting Research Center
Nadarajah Narendran, Ph.D. is the Director of Research at the Lighting Research Center and a professor at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. Dr. Narendran is well known throughout the lighting industry for his pioneering research in the field of solid-state lighting, including LED performance improvement through novel packaging, development of accelerated life-testing methods, and the use of LEDs in high-value lighting applications. His research areas include solid-state lighting, additive manufacturing of lighting components, and connected lighting systems.