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Anders Thorseth works with practical and theoretical aspects of light measurement, specifically for lighting applications. His PhD work was on characterization and optimization of LED lighting systems. This work led to an interest in lighting metrology research and work on global standardization of lighting measurement. As participant in EURAMET metrology projects and being Danish country member of CIE Division 2, Anders seeks to develop new methods within measurement and utilization of LED lighting technology, for practical applications.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production

Education/Academic qualification

Physics, PhD, Characterization, Modeling, and Optimization of Light-Emitting Diode Systems, Niels Bohr Institute

1 Apr 200712 Jan 2011

Award Date: 11 Jan 2012

Master of Science (MSc) in Physics, Niels Bohr Institute

20051 Mar 2007

External positions

President (Interrim) of Danish National Committee of the CIE, Dansk Center for Lys

Nov 2019 → …

National Member of CIE Division 2, International Commission on Illumination

1 Jun 2018 → …


  • User defined:
  • Color rendering
  • Photometry
  • Radiometry
  • Spectrometry
  • Goniophotometry
  • Optics
  • Lighting
  • Light
  • Light sources
  • Daylight
  • Standards
  • Light and Materials
  • Standardization
  • Solid-state lighting
  • Laser lighting
  • Optical sensors
  • Optical materials


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