2018 SSL R&D Workshop

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The 15th annual DOE SSL R&D Workshop is a not-to-be-missed event, where top experts and thought leaders from universities, labs, and companies large and small converge to share the latest on SSL technology advances and explore new directions in lighting. What further research and technology developments are needed in order to unlock the full potential of SSL?

Join DOE in Nashville January 29–31, 2018, for three packed days of expert speakers, lively discussions, and nonstop networking.

  • Connect with our nation’s top researchers and thought leaders
  • Dissect complex science and technology challenges facing SSL today
  • Share updates on federally funded R&D projects at the January 30 poster session

Be sure to check out the popular poster session on Tuesday, January 30, featuring the winners of this year’s student poster competition: Juan (Rachel) He, University of Central Florida; Taehwan Kim, The Pennsylvania State University; Shima Nezhadbadeh, University of New Mexico; and Kwing Tong, University of California, Los Angeles. Congratulations to all!

Registration fees ($450 online; $500 onsite; $200 students) include admission to all sessions, networking breakfasts and lunches, and an evening poster session/reception.


A triptych of images from past workshops, showing presentation tables, and groups of people walking around the showroom floor.