Rob joined NREL in May of 2009. Rob's areas of expertise are daylighting, physically based lighting simulation, the integration of lighting simulation with whole-building energy simulations, and high-dynamic range imaging. He has more than 20 years of experience in applying these talents toward designing enjoyable—and more energy-efficient—built environments
Previously, Rob was a daylighting analyst, designer, and group leader for Architectural Energy Corporation in Boulder, Colorado. Prior to that he spent many years working at major architectural lighting design firms in New York City and is a regular lecturer on daylighting, lighting simulation, and high-dynamic range imaging. Rob is an advisory member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America's Daylight Metrics Committee and served on the board of directors of the International Building Performance Simulation Association and International Lighting Commission's Technical Committee on Climate-based Daylight Modeling.
B.A. Theatre, Rowan University