Valéry Ann Jacobs
Visual environement and medical lighting
Prof. dr. Valéry Ann Jacobs is an (astro)physicist from KU Leuven, who obtained a joint-PhD in Engineering Sciences (VUB) and Engineering Technology (KU Leuven) in 2015 on a topic about surgical lighting. Together with UZ Brussel she is currently working on a valorization track for an invention that integrates surgical lighting and ventilation. Also, she is developing a masterplan Lighting together with the infrastructure department of VUB. She is involved in several commissions at national and international level, is on the International Advisory Board of the journal "Lighting Research and Technology" (LRT), and teaches several courses at bachelor and master level to students in Engineering and Architecture.