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Research profile

Marielle Aarts is an Assistant Professor in the Department of the Built Environment, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), where she specializes in Light and Lighting, particularly in relation to humans and the built environment. She conducts studies related to daylight, electrical lighting, wellbeing, comfort, energy and the built environment. Marielle has a special interest in lighting for the working environment and in relation to elderly people. The effects of lighting and requirements related to solutions for the elderly are different to those aimed at other target groups. Marielle’s research also extends to the application of light as treatment for affective disorders and lighting condition in medical facilities.

Marielle is also Chairman of the Board at the Light and Health Research Foundation SOLG at TU/e. Here, she creating awareness regarding the influence light has on human health and connecting researchers with research questions in this area.

Academic background

Marielle Aarts obtained her MSc in Lighting in the Built Environment at TU/e. In 2001, she worked as a researcher at TNO and she has also been a member of the Daylight Committee of the Dutch Lighting Foundation.

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Research Output 2001 2019

Daylight: What makes the difference?

Knoop, M., Stefani, O., Bueno, B., Matusiak, B., Hobday, R., Wirz-Justice, A., Martiny, K., Kantermann, T., Aarts, M. P. J., Zemmouri, N., Appelt, S. & Norton, B., 23 Jul 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Lighting Research and Technology. p. 1-20 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Electric lighting
Vitamins
Skin
Health
Economics

Lichttherapie-apparatuur langs de meetlat

Aarts, M. & Kort, R., Apr 2019, In : [Inst]ALLICHT. 12, 4, p. 20-21 2 p., 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleProfessional

Light for patient safety: impact of light on reading errors of medication labels

Aarts, M. P. J., Craenmehr, G., Rosemann, A. L. P., van Loenen, E. J. & Kort, H. S. M., 1 May 2019, In : International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics. 71, p. 145-154 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Medication Errors
Patient Safety
Labels
Reading
medication

Personal lighting conditions to obtain more evidence in light effect studies

van Duijnhoven, J., Burgmans, M. J. H., Aarts, M. P. J., Rosemann, A. L. P. & Kort, H. S. M., 2019, Proceedings of the 20th Congress of the International Ergonomics Association (IEA 2018). Bagnara, S., Tartaglia, R., Albolino, S., Alexander, T. & Fujita, Y. (eds.). Cham: Springer, p. 110-121 (Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing; vol. 827)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
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Lighting
Light measurement
Health
Control systems
Open Access
alertness
luminance
illuminating
sensory feedback
energy consumption

Activities 2003 2018

Het belang van (dag) licht in schoolgebouwen

Mariëlle P.J. Aarts (Speaker)
27 Jun 2018

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talkProfessional

Journal of Daylighting (Journal)

Mariëlle P.J. Aarts (Editorial board member)
26 May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

LEUKOS: The Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (Journal)

Mariëlle P.J. Aarts (Editorial board member)
20 May 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesEditorial activityScientific

LEUKOS: The Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (Journal)

Mariëlle P.J. Aarts (Peer reviewer)
20 Feb 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

Indoor and Built Environment (Journal)

Mariëlle P.J. Aarts (Editorial board member)
16 Feb 2018

Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-reviewScientific

Press / Media

De rol van omgevingsfactoren bij herstel

Mariëlle Aarts

11/07/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Als de zon straalt, straal jij een beetje mee | NOS op 3

Mariëlle Aarts

19/02/18

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities

Daylight and Health

Mariëlle Aarts

13/02/17

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Student theses

-[S]antoniem: transformatie van tijdelijk naar definitief

Author: Rijkse, R., 31 Aug 2011

Supervisor: Westra, J. (Supervisor 1), Walraven, A. (Supervisor 2) & Aarts, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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à la (c)art(e): setting voor kunstenaarsateliers en eetgelegenheid in het Lloydkwartier in Rotterdam

Author: Luiting, I., 30 Apr 2008

Supervisor: Bosman, A. (Supervisor 1), Wallis De Vries, J. (Supervisor 2) & Aarts, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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An explorative study on daylight, view and stress in an operating theatre

Author: Weltevrede, A., 24 Sep 2019

Supervisor: Aarts, M. (Supervisor 1), van Loenen, E. (Supervisor 2) & Morsink, K. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

Assessment of the circadian system & retinal illuminance exposure: analysis of current methods of measurement & proposition of multiple solutions

Author: Gommans, K., 31 Aug 2008

Supervisor: Aarts, M. (Supervisor 1), de Wit, M. (Supervisor 2), Diepens, J. (Supervisor 2) & Knoop, M. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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Characterization of light therapy devices

Author: Diakoumis, A., 31 Aug 2016

Supervisor: Rosemann, A. (Supervisor 1), Aarts, M. (Supervisor 2) & Khademagha, P. (Supervisor 2)

Student thesis: Master

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