Carlsbad, CA, August 6, 2020 – BIOS®, a recognized innovator in the biological application of LED lighting, announced today that Robert Soler, VP of Biological Research and Technology, was honored as part of LEDs Magazine’s inaugural “40 Under 40 Awards”
program. Selected by an esteemed and experienced panel of judges from the LED and lighting community, Dr. Soler has been recognized for his outstanding contribution and dedication to the field.
“On behalf of the LEDs Magazine 40 Under 40 Awards, I would like to congratulate Robert Soler on his honoree status,” said LEDs Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Maury Wright. “This competitive program allows LEDs Magazine to celebrate and recognize the rising stars in our community – those who have demonstrated the leadership and fortitude necessary to bring this industry to the next level.”
Robert Soler is Vice President of Biological Research and Technology at BIOS. Prior to his work with BIOS, he helped design and build the lighting system on the International Space Station (ISS), and collaborated with scientists to use LED lighting for photobiological purposes in space, including the circadian lighting system designed to synchronize circadian rhythms of astronauts aboard the ISS. He holds a Master of Science degree from the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and a PhD in Behavioral Neuroscience from the University of California, San Diego.
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Biological Innovations and Optimization Systems, LLC (BIOS), a NASA spin-off, is a recognized innovator in the biological application of LED lighting. Through continuous research and development, BIOS LED lighting solutions continue to be at the forefront of human-centric lighting and a leader in plant growth lighting. By integrating years of biological expertise, with science first developed for the International Space Station, BIOS is driving the circadian lighting market with a biology first approach and brilliant quality LEDs that can help achieve WELL Building Standards™.