W. Blair Malcom, PE, LEED AP

Blair Malcom has more than 30 years of experience in the lighting industry. His responsibilities include interior and exterior lighting design, luminaire selection, circuiting and illuminance calculations, as well as lighting controls selection, layout, and sequence of operation.

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State College, Pennsylvania   

After work, I:
Walk around downtown State College and the Penn State campus with my wife, Diana, enjoying the bucolic campus setting when the students are away, and the youthful energy when they’re in town.

A favorite adventure:
The Precipice Hike on Mt. Desert Island in Maine, both for its thrills and for the physical challenge.

I wish:
The Penn State creamery would add a fudge swirl to their peanut butter ripple ice cream.

Favorite gadget:
My Tesla, the only car I’ve ever owned that improves with new features the longer I own it.

Work win:
Using LEDs to improve people’s health and well-being by aligning lighting with circadian rhythms.


Bachelor of Architectural Engineering, Penn State University, 1990