Online / 5 & 6 February 2022


Manuel Spitschan

Dr Manuel Spitschan is a Max Planck Research Group leader at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tübingen (Germany), with a joint appointment as Professor of Chronobiology & Health at the Technical University of Munich. After studies in psychology at University of St Andrews in Scotland (UK), he completed his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania (US). Following a post-doctoral fellowship at Stanford University, he joined the Department of Experimental Psychology in Oxford in 2017, where he remained until 2021. His research focuses on the visual and non-visual effects of light on humans and how to study them in lab and field. In addition to his research activities, he is a member of the Daylight Academy, the immediate past Chair of the OSA Color Technical Group, and active in two Technical Committees of the International Commission on Illumination (CIE).


Title Day Room Track Start End
Building a consensus meta-data standard for actigraphy and light exposure data Saturday D.research Open Research Tools and Technologies 15:10 15:20
Standards panel Saturday D.research Open Research Tools and Technologies 15:30 15:50