Bianca van der Zande

Dr. Bianca van der Zande, Senior scientist/topic lead Human Centric Lighting. Philips Lighting Research

Bianca van der Zande is a Senior Scientist at Philips Research leading research in the area of human-centric lighting: evidence –based lighting solutions for optimum vision, wellbeing and performance.

Bianca has over 10  years of experience in the area of lighting research. She has translated scientific knowledge about the biological effects of light into new lighting systems for a broad range of application areas including nursing homes, schools, offices and homes. Her work includes early validation of the ideas and solutions with consumers as well as validation of the product in the field with professional lighting customers.

Bianca holds a doctorate in Physical and Colloid Chemistry from the University of Utrecht in The Netherlands.