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Sarah Safranek

Sarah Safranek

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352


Sarah joined PNNL as a Lighting Research Associate in September of 2017. Prior to joining PNNL, Sarah contributed to research at the University of Colorado for the Architectural Engineering's Building Systems program with an emphasis on lighting. Her previous work experience involved the design of energy efficient lighting and daylighting systems. Sarah's work is currently is focused on conducting research on a range of technology and application topics surrounding advanced Solid State Lighting systems and technologies.

Research Interests

  • Lighting energy efficiency and sustainability
  • Daylighting Simulation and Analysis
  • Sustainable Building Design

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado
  • B.S., Architectural Engineering, University of Colorado

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