Past Recipients (as of May 2016)

UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
Boise, Idaho
To develop and deliver a new course in lighting in the College of Art and Architecture with Leyla Sanati Ph.D. as the principal investigator. The course will also be available to students enrolled in the Interior Design program.
$20,000 in 2016

PHILADELPHIA UNIVERSITY
To develop and deliver a new lighting course “Lighting Design” which is to be the first of four courses that will create an undergraduate Lighting minor and a graduate Lighting concentration. The faculty team will be Professor James Doerfler, Associate Professor Lyn Godley, Assistant Professor Matthew Gindlesparger and Associate Professor Lauren Baumbach.
$20,000 in 2016

JEFFREY MUNDINGER, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2016

THOMAS MNICH, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2016

SHELBY WHITE, DESIGNERS LIGHTING FORUM OF NEW YORK SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO/BOULDER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2016

ROHAN NAGARE, DESIGNERS LIGHTING FORUM OF NEW YORK SCHOLAR
RPI’S LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2016

C & C LIGHTING
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
To develop and deliver a series of four workshops for both faculty and students at schools of architecture in the United States with Cindy Limauro and Christopher Popowich as the principal investigators.
$20,000 in 2015

MISSISSIPPI STATE UNIVERSITY
Starkville, Mississippi
To develop and deliver a new course in lighting to be called “Integrated Lighting Solutions” with Robin Carroll and William Riehm as principal investigators.
$20,000 in 2015

STEPHEN FINNEY, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2015

ARPAN GUHA, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2015

CRAIG CASEY, DESIGNERS LIGHTING FORUM OF NEW YORK SCHOLAR
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2015

CHARLES JARBOE, DESIGNERS LIGHTING FORUM OF NEW YORK SCHOLAR
RPI’S LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2015

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
To develop and deliver a series of four workshops for both faculty and students at schools of architecture in the United States with Cindy Limauro as the principal investigator.
$20,000 in 2014

YULIA TYUKHOVA, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2014

UKWATTE L. INDIKA U. PERERA, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
RPI’S LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2014

UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN
Ann Arbor, Michigan
To develop and deliver a new lighting course to be called “Virtual Lighting Design and Analysis” with principal investigator Mojtaba Navvab.
$20,000 in 2013

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
Minneapolis, Minnesota
To develop and deliver a new course in lighting which will support the development of an emphasis in lighting design at the undergraduate level in their Interior Design Program with Abimbola Asojo as the principal investigator.
$20,000 in 2013

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
To develop and deliver a series of four workshops for both faculty and students at schools of architecture in the United States with Cindy Limauro as the principal investigator
$20,000 in 2013

ANTHONY PUALANI, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2013

MINCHEN WEI, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2013

UNIVERSIDAD DEL TURABO
Gurabo, Puerto Rico
To develop and expand the lighting coursework in their International School of Design with an emphasis on the curriculum required to take the NCQLP lighting certification examination.
$20,000 in 2012

THE NEW ENGLAND SCHOOL OF ART & DESIGN, SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY
Boston, Massachusetts
To develop and deliver a new course to be called “Light and Technology” as a part of their MFA program.
$20,000 in 2012

AMANDA GALE, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Auburn, Alabama
To pursue a summer internship with Gary Steffy at Gary Steffy Lighting Design in Ann Arbor, Michigan
$10,000 in 2012

ERIN SPECK, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
THE GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY
Washington, DC
To pursue a summer internship with Shawn Taylor at the Lutron Experience Center in Washington DC to develop an electronic packet of materials specifically about lighting controls for use by instructors in interior design lighting classes. $10,000 in 2012

SEAN ZURKO, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2012

ANASTASIYA SMURIGYNA, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2012

TINA SARAWGI, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA
Greensboro, North Carolina
To pursue a summer and fall internship with B. Scott Richardson at Light Defines Space, an architectural lighting design firm in Greensboro and to test existing academic lighting modules in practical conditions and extend those lighting modules by adding strategies to achieve sustainable lighting design solutions.
$10,000 in 2011

LEORA RADETSKY, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
RPI’S LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2011

JUNE PARK, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2011

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
Lincoln, Nebraska
To develop and deliver a project called “Lighting Across the [Design] Curriculum” which is a series of teaching modules and methodologies from both teaching and learning perspectives that are purposeful in the development of curricula across the disciplines within the building industries at the University of Nebraska, Miami University, Kansas State University and the University of Texas at Austin.
$50,000 in 2010

OTIS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
Los Angeles, California
To develop and deliver a new program providing an intensive study in lighting design and creating a new lighting design certificate program. This program will be for individuals who are beginning a new career, making a career change, or seeking to enhance their existing design skills and education.
$25,000 in 2010

MICHAEL ROYER, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
PENN STATE UNIVERSITY
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2010

GIANG NGUYEN, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA-LINCOLN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2010

EAST CAROLINA UNIVERSITY
Greenville, North Carolina
To develop and deliver a new course to be called “Color and Light in Interior Design”, a required course for all freshman students in the interior design program.
$20,000 in 2009

MASSACHUSETTS COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN
Boston, Massachusetts
To develop and deliver two new introductory courses in lighting which are intended to be taught in sequence. “Lighting for a Sustainable Future” will be offered to both graduate and undergraduate students.
$20,000 in 2009

CONOR SAMPSON, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
McGILL UNIVERSITY
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
To work with Mr. Christoph Reinhart at Harvard University to test and validate rules of thumb to estimate energy savings from automated dimming controls using advanced computer simulations. He will also do several case studies of buildings which incorporate sustainable lighting strategies.
$10,000 in 2009

DARLENE MYRIE, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
PARSONS THE NEW SCHOOL FOR DESIGN
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2009

ALRIAH PEREIRA, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2009

VIRGINIA TECH
Blacksburg, Virginia
To develop a lighting design curriculum including a seminar-based lighting course and an interdisciplinary
focus studio course open to all members of the School of Architecture + Design.
$20,000 in 2008

UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Norman, Oklahoma
To develop and deliver a new lighting course to be called “Advanced Lighting Design Studio for Interior Design and Architecture Students” using computational techniques in lighting design.
$20,000 in 2008

SANDY ISENSTADT, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
YALE UNIVERSITY
New Haven, Connecticut
To help fund his research for a planned book to be called “Electric Modernism. Architecture and Artificial Illumination” which he will use in his teaching at Yale.
$5,000 in 2008

LISA FRIEHE, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
Lincoln, Nebraska
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2008

RUI QI, JULES HORTON INTERNATIONAL SCHOLAR
RPI’s LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Troy, New York
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2008

BOSTON ARCHITECTURAL COLLEGE
Boston, Massachusetts
To develop and introduce course work for three new half-semester design workshops to be named Introduction to Lighting Principles in Design, Advanced Green Electric Lighting Design Workshop, and Advanced Daylighting Design Workshop.
$20,000 in 2007

ART CENTER COLLEGE OF DESIGN
Pasadena, California
To develop and deliver a new ongoing course to be named Advanced Lighting Design Studio: Light, Materials & Technology.
$20,000 in 2007

KEVIN VAN DEN WYMELENBERG, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
Boise, Idaho
To spend a portion of each week for the period of one academic year studying and working at the University of Washington, College of Architecture and Urban Planning and the Integrated Design Lab, Puget Sound as well as the Lighting Design Lab in Seattle.
$10,000 in 2007

MEGAN CHRISTEN, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO
Boulder, Colorado
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2007

BALL STATE UNIVERSITY
Muncie, Indiana
To develop and offer a new required course entitled “’Daylectric’ Lighting: A course in Lighting Design for Architectural Students Emphasizing Innovative Approaches to Combining Electric Light and Daylight in the Illumination of Building Interiors.”
$20,000 in 2006

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Seattle, Washington
To develop and deliver a new lighting course called “Computational Lighting Design and Analysis” employing recent developments in lighting simulation, visualization, per-pixel data measurement and analysis techniques.
$20,000 in 2006

MEGAN GOVER, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERISITY
Fort Worth, Texas
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2006

TEXAS A & M UNIVERSITY
College Station, Texas
To fund Jill Mulholland, Ph.D. Candidate and Instructor, to build and document her dissertation, Light Celebrating Place and Time, Road Trip. She will incorporate her work into the class that she teaches.
$20,000 in 2005

DOROTHY FOWLES, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
Ames, Iowa
Summer internship with Shuler Shook Lighting Designers in Chicago Illinois and a study of dimmable compact fluorescent lamps with respect to lower light levels with higher light color temperatures.
$10,000 in 2005

LAURA PRESTWOOD, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Fort Worth, Texas
Summer internship with Lighting Design Alliance in Long Beach California with special emphasis on green design and sustainability. She will develop an instructional CD for use in her teaching.
$10,000 in 2005

KENNETH APPLEMAN, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
ALEXANDER BAKER, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER AT RENSSELAER POLYTECHIC INSTITUTE
Troy, New York
Awards for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$2,500 each in 2005

MARYLAND INSTITUTE COLLEGE OF ART
Baltimore, Maryland
Development of a new introductory course in lighting called “Lighting Concepts and Applications, the first dedicated course in lighting at the College.
$20,000 in 2004

ROBERT DAVIS, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER
Boulder, Colorado
To fund studies of vision and visual perception as part of his doctoral program at the university while continuing to teach lighting there.
$10,000 in 2004

WOOK JEA OH, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
State College, Pennsylvania
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2004

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Troy, New York
Development of the core courses as well as the research, scholarly, and practical experiences that will make up a new Ph.D. program in lighting
$20,000 in 2003

PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN
New York, New York
Development of curriculum on the historical, sociological, and spiritual influences of light in the built environment as part of creating a new four-semester 69-credit MFA program in lighting.
$20,000 in 2003

CAROLYN FREEMAN, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
LA ROCHE COLLEGE
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Dual internship with Hilbish/McGee Lighting Design in Pittsburgh and Forum Incorporated, a lighting fixture manufacturer specializing in custom luminaires.
$10,000 in 2003

CAROL CAUGHEY, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY
Corvallis, Oregon
Summer internship with Ripman Lighting Consultants in Belmont Massachusetts and a study of John Flynn’s work on the psychological effect of lighting with Professor Murdoch at the University of New Hampshire.
$10,000 in 2003

STEPHEN HORNER, JONAS BELLOVIN SCHOLAR
PARSONS SCHOOL OF DESIGN
New York, New York
Award for demonstrating outstanding performance in an established lighting program.
$5,000 in 2003

ABIMBOLA ASOJO, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA
Sarasota, Florida
Summer internship with US Lighting Consultants in New York City in preparation for the development of a new course in lighting design for third year architectural and interior design students.
$7,500 in 2002

UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
Gainesville, Florida
Development of a new Lighting Master Studio course entitled “Lighting for the Real World: Designing for Entertainment, Architecture and Interior Design”.
$20,000 in 2001

CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY
San Luis Obisop, California
Development of a new introductory lighting course entitled “Light + Architecture” The Fundamentals of Architectural Lighting Design”.
$20,000 in 2001

RENSSELAER POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE, LIGHTING RESEARCH CENTER
Troy, New York
Development and delivery of a new course entitled “Light and Health” in the Master of Science in Lighting Program.
$20,000 in 2000

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA
Lincoln, Nebraska
Development of the design component of its architectural engineering program in lighting.
$20,000 in 2000

RUTH BEALS, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
RINGLING SCHOOL OF ART AND DESIGN
Sarasota, Florida
Study of the Color Rendering Index at the Lightpoint Training Center of Osram Sylvania.
$7,500 in 2000

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE LIGHTING PROFESSIONS
Bethesda, Maryland
Establishment of a “pilot study” for the Intern LC program for students to take the LC lighting certified examination.
$5,000 in 2000

UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT BOULDER
Boulder, Colorado
Development of two new courses, Exterior Lighting Applications and Advanced Lighting Technologies.
$20,000. in 1999

SANDRA STANNARD, EDISON PRICE FELLOW
UNIVERSITY OF IDAHO
Moscow, Idaho
Assist in the development of Desktop Radiance at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
$5,000. in 1999

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE LIGHTING PROFESSIONS
Bethesda, Maryland
Investigation of an Associate or Intern in Lighting program as expansion of LC lighting certified program.
$5,000. in 1999

RYERSON POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
Toronto, Canada
Development of four new courses leading to a Certificate in Lighting Design program.
$20,000. in 1998

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Ft. Worth, Texas
Continuation of the “Lighting Designers in Residence” lecture series.
$5,000 in 1998

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Champaign, Illinois
In support of the development of a graduate degree option in lighting practice within the School of Architecture.
$10,000. in 1997

TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY
Ft. Worth, Texas
Development of an interdisciplinary course entitled “Lighting for Visual Presentation” intended to act as the cornerstone for the development of an interdisciplinary minor in Lighting for Visual Presentation.
$10,000. in 1996

UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA
St. Paul, Minnesota
Development of a collaborative lighting design studio course for interior design, architecture and theater students.
$10,000. in 1995

PRATT INSTITUTE
Brooklyn, New York
“Linked by Light,” a series of lectures open to the lighting community, combined with an undergraduate course on lighting theory.
$10,000. in 1994

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON
Seattle, Washington
With the Universities of Oregon and British Columbia, establishment of the Pacific Northwest Lighting Consortium to share resources and curricula.
$10,000. in 1993

CARNEGIE MELLON UNIVERSITY
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Research report on methods for integrating lighting into architectural design education.
$10,000. in 1992

UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS
Amherst, Massachusetts
Preparation of a workbook for teaching lighting in affordable housing.
$5,000. in 1991

MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY
East Lansing, Michigan
Preparation of a teaching manual on lighting design for the elderly.
$5,000. in 1991

UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA
Charlottesville, Virginia
Student-developed lighting case studies.
$5,000. in 1990

PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY
University Park, Pennsylvania
Development of a graduate-level interdisciplinary program in lighting education.
$5000. in 1989