Kate Hickcox joined PNNL as a Lighting Research Scientist in 2020. She is a creative thinker in the field of lighting, with over 18 years of experience in both lighting research and lighting design. No matter which hat she's wearing, her goals are simple – to provide equitable and universal lighting solutions that support humans and the environment. Kate's unique background blends the artistic with the practical and allows for discovery of unique design solutions and innovative research-based strategies.
She has authored or co-authored many publications/reports and has presented seminars at LightFair International, IALD, LEDucation and the IES on topics including lighting and sustainability, designing for darkness, glare and brightness perception, lighting and acoustics as well as lighting quality metrics.
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