dation. A graduate of the University of Illinois, Mr. Langford has a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and holds an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from Salem State College in Massachusetts.
Mark S. Rea has been director of the Lighting Research Center at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) since 1988. He is also a professor at the School of Architecture and in the Department of Philosophy, Psychology, and Cognitive Science at RPI. Previously, he had been manager of the indoor environment program, Building Performance Section, at the National Research Council of Canada. He also has been visiting scientist at the Electricity Council Research Centre, Capenhurst, United Kingdom. Dr. Rea is a fellow of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and of the Society of Light and Lighting (United Kingdom). He is on the international editorial advisory board of Lighting Research and Technology and editor-in-chief of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America’s Lighting Handbook (8th and 9th editions). He received the William H. Wiley Distinguished Faculty Award from RPI and the Gold Medal from the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America. Dr. Rea received a B.S. in psychology and an M.S. and Ph.D. in biophysics from Ohio State University.
James Wolf is an independent consultant working with companies to design new products and services for deregulating electric utility markets. He was formerly vice president of energy and environmental markets for Honeywell, Inc., where he focused on business development opportunities to develop new products and services and to market existing services to energy and environmental concerns. Previously, he was executive director at the Alliance to Save Energy, a nonprofit coalition whose board of directors is composed of U.S. senators, chief executive officers of major corporations, and environmental leaders. He also served as acting deputy assistant administrator for policy and planning with the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. There he helped design and supervise policies and programs addressing marine pollution, global climate change, alternative energy resources, and international scientific research protocols. Mr. Wolf has a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.