Biography

Dr. Arunas Tuzikas is senior research engineer at the Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) engineering research center of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI, Toy, NY, USA), funded primary by the National Science Foundation (NSF), he is also research associate of the Greenhouse Lighting and Systems Engineering (GLASE) consortium. One of the focus areas of dr Tuzikas are LED based advanced lighting systems with precision spectral control and feedback loops for various applications starting with the art work illumination and finishing the horticultural research lights. Arunas has PhD in Material Science of Department of Semiconductor Physics at Vilnius University (Lithuania) and more than 10 years of engineering experience both in Europe and United States, he is a coauthor of multiple scientific publications on solid state lighting in reputed peer reviewed journals and has patents on spectrally tunable light systems for horticultural applications.