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Prof Peter Raynham
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14 Upper Woburn Place
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  • Professor of the Lit Environment
  • Bartlett School Env, Energy & Resources
  • Faculty of the Built Environment

After  a 20 year career in the lighting industry Peter jointed the Bartlett in 1996.  His industrial career included working on lamp and luminaire development before progressing to lighting application.  His initial role at the Bartlett was as a Research Fellow and working on a number of projects involving the areas of lighting simulation and lighting for the public realm.  He later progressed to the role of lecturer and then senior lecturer where supervised a number of research projects and took on additional teaching duties.  Peter became Professor of the Lit  Environment in 2018.  Peter is active in a number of lighting societies, he is a membership assessor for the Institution of Lighting Professionals (ILP), he was a Director of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) and was President of the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL). He is a fellow of  both the SLL and the ILP.

Peter is also active it the area of Lighting Standards, he chairs the British Standards committee on Light and Lighting and represents the UK on a number of international standards bodies.

Research Groups
Research Summary
Peter is interested in the whole area of lighting, ranging from visual science through lamp physics, photometry though to appearance of lit spaces. He has been active in research in the areas of street lighting, lighting in schools and the modelling of both daylight and electric light.

Teaching Summary

Peter  currently is module leader for two of the modules in the Light and Lighting MSc

01-OCT-2018 Professor BSEER UCL Institute of Environmental Design and Engineering, United Kingdom
Academic Background
1976   Bachelor of Science (Honours) University of Sussex
    Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE Part 2 University College London
    Certificate in Learning and Teaching in HE Part 1 University College London
1991   Master of Science University College London
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