Brian Coates has over 15 years of LED application and design experience, and is presently the Director of Sales and Technology for Heatron LED Integration, which concentrates on developing LED products targeted for industrial and commercial lighting. This work focuses on a system level design approach ensuring the optimization of thermal, electrical and optical performance while balancing cost. The primary focus laying in the improvement of the thermal pathway from LED conduction through heatsink convection. Brian has spoken on thermal management for LED luminaire design at both Lightfair and Strategies in Light. Brian has a BSEE degree from Northern Illinois University and is a member of IES and IEEE.
This page shows examples of the design work Brian has individually created or led the team that did. All photos copyright Brian K. Coates; 2016.