Renzo Shamey directs activities at the Color Science and Imaging Laboratory at the COT of North Carolina State University. Current research areas include color perception, unique hues, perception of object whiteness, blackness, grayness, and color difference modeling. Other areas of interest include coloration of various substrates, and development of expert systems for the coloration industry. He currently directs the Polymer and Color Chemistry program at North Carolina State University.
Educated as a textile chemist, Rolf Kuehni became interested in the fascinating subject of color early in his professional life. After moving to the US from Switzerland he became a member of the Inter-Society Color Council in the early 1950s. He is the author and co-author of four scientific/technical books related to color: 1. Computer colorant formulation, Lexington Books, 1975, 2. Color space and its divisions, Wiley Interscience, 2003, 3. Color, An introduction to practice and principles, John Wiley and Sons, Third edition, 2013, 4. Color ordered, co- authored with Andreas Schwarz, Oxford University Press, 2008. He is also the author or co-author of over 90 peer-reviewed articles on color science and the history of color. Since the year 2002 he is an adjunct professor at the TECS department of North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC.
Monday, June 11 - AM General Session
The Evolution of Color Order Systems
Working together with Rolf Kuehni, author of Color: An Introduction to Practice and Principles, Color Space and Its Divisions: Color Order from Antiquity to the Present , and Color Ordered, we will present a visual history of color order systems.