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C Cameron Miller (Fed)

C. Cameron Miller is a research chemist in the Sensor Science Division at NIST and the group leader of the Optical Radiation Metrology Group since 2014. He joined NIST in 1996, to work in the fields of Photometry and Retroreflection and in 2003 was appointed the Photometry Project Leader. His research areas include all aspects of Photometry, Retroreflection, Germicidal Ultraviolet Radiation, & Measurement Uncertainty. In 2013, he was an analyst for the NIST Program Coordination Office.

Professional activities

  • Member of Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) /Testing Procedure Committee, 2003 – present; Sub-Committee Solid-state lighting chairman, 2009 - 2012; Chair, 2013 – 2019
  • Member of the IES/Science Advisory Panel, 2018 – present
  • Member of the International Ultraviolet Association, 2019 - present
  • NVLAP Quality and Technical Assessor, over 60 assessments
  • Organizer of the Photometry Short Course, 2003 - present
  • Member, Board of Directors for the Inter-Society Color Council, 2007 - 2018
  • Director of Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship program, 2008 – 2018
  • Member, NIST assessment of the US Measurement, 2005


  • 2018 IES Service and Leadership Award
  • 2014 Nickerson Award - Service to the Inter-Society Color Council
  • French Award – Development of Measurement Assurance Program for Solid-State Lighting
  • 2009 Department of Commerce Silver Medal Award – Solid-State Lighting Research
  • 2008 Bronze Award for work on the assessment of the US Measurement System
  • National Research Council Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, 1996-1998
  • National Science Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, The NSF Center for Photoinduced Charge Transfer at the University of Rochester, 1994 - 1996
  • Lebanon Valley College, College of Liberal Arts Honors Program, 1986-1989
  • Lebanon Valley College, Chemistry Department Honors, 1988-1989
  • South Eastern Pennsylvania ACS Award, 1989
  • Lebanon Valley College, Outstanding Senior in Computer Science, 1989


NVLAP Energy Efficient Lighting Products

Timothy Rasinski, C Cameron Miller
NIST Handbook 150-1, NVLAP Energy Efficient Lighting Products, presents the technical requirements and guidance for the accreditation of laboratories under the


Yuqin Zong, Weiqiang Zhao, C Cameron Miller
A large-chip standard LED with superior long-term stability have been developed at NIST. The standard LED uses a large, specialty die rated for 50 W but is

Recent research and development in photometry at NIST

Yuqin Zong, Maria Nadal, Benjamin K. Tsai, C Cameron Miller
Many developments were made in recent years in photometry at NIST for reducing measurement uncertainties, increasing calibration efficiencies, and adding
Created October 9, 2019, Updated June 15, 2021