IES Past-President Mark Roush interviews Noble Prize Winner Shuji Nakamura at the 2019 IES Annual Conference in Louisville, KY.
This thoroughly entertaining interview takes us through some of Shuji Nakamura’s earliest scholastic and innovative trials, theories, and events that led to the invention of white light-emitting LEDs. This interview is a blast.
This interview does not include a CEU.
Mark Roush, is a marketing consultant and principal of Experience Light in Red Bank, New Jersey – serving several companies in the Lighting industry. Roush served as President of the IES in 2015-2016. He has had 37 years in lighting technology, application, and education with companies including Philips, Acuity, Brandston and Partners, LumiLEDs, Dialight, Holophane, and Luficer Lighting in various executive, marketing, design, application engineering, business development and education roles. He has been on the faculties of two universities teaching lighting in architecture and interior design, and has contributed to numerous articles in Lighting Design + Application and Architectural Lighting Magazines and delivered several seminars, panel discussions and presentations at lighting industry functions nationally.
Roush, an IES Fellow, has been Past President of the IALD Education Trust and chair/facilitator for the past 17 years of the LIGHTFAIR Innovation Awards. Mark has his Masters of Architecture degree from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where he specialized in Illumination Studies. He is well known as a speaker, facilitator, panel moderator and ambassador in numerous lighting industry events.
Shuji Nakamura, is an Engineer, Inventor, and Noble Prize winner. He specializes in the field of semiconductor technology, and is a professor at the Materials Department of the College of Engineering, University of California, Santa Barbara.