#49, September 2023 Special Edition: CIE Gold Pin Awardees 2023
CIE is proud to present its three new Gold Pin holders: Luc Schlangen, Naomi Miller, and Tony Bergen. Gold Pins are the highest honour awarded by the CIE for exceptional contributions to CIE's global role as a scientific organization and as a standardization body. Established in 2007, the awards are granted once every four years at the time of the CIE Session. The 2023 Gold Pins were bestowed in a ceremony during the 30th Quadrennial Session that took place in Ljubljana, Slovenia in September 2023.
Wyszecki Gold Pin Awardee 2023
In 2023 Dr. Ir. Luc Schlangen from Eindhoven University of Technology received the most prestigious prize for fundamental research awarded by the CIE, the Wyszecki Gold Pin Award for Exceptional Outstanding Contributions in Fundamental Research. The award recognizes his significant contributions to the development of the CIE System for Metrology of Optical Radiation for ipRGC-influenced Responses to Light.
In 2023 Naomi Miller from the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Portland, Oregon (US) received the highest recognition awarded by the CIE for work in applied illuminating engineering, the Waldram Gold Pin Award for Exceptional Outstanding Contributions in Applied Illuminating Engineering. The award puts a special focus on work that relates to recent CIE publications and recognizes Naomi Miller’s outstanding and exceptionally broad contributions in this area.
In 2023 Tony Bergen from Australia received the most prestigious prize awarded by the CIE to recognize exceptional contributions to strengthening the international role of CIE: the de Boer Services Gold Pin Award for Distinguished Services for Organization/Administration. The award recognizes exceptional contributions to build the international reputation of the CIE over an extended period and has been awarded to Tony Bergen for his outstanding contributions and impact in this field.