LEDs Magazine 40 Under 40 Profile: Murali Mohan Devarajulu

July 24, 2020
As owner of LS Consulting, honoree Murali Mohan Devarajulu has completed lighting designs in energy-conscious projects across India.

Murali Mohan Devarajulu is a lighting designer with ten years of experience specializing in energy-efficient lighting across a range of indoor and outdoor applications that cover a cumulative 20 million ft2 of space. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in lighting and energy management from Manipal Institute of Technology.

Devarajulu has participated on the Philips Lighting India Customer Advisory Panel and presented at webinars produced by Philips/Signify. He has worked with Indian conglomerate Infosys as a specialized in-house lighting consultant for multiple projects across India. His work includes environmentally-conscious projects including a number that achieved LEED Platinum status. He is qualified as an energy evaluator for GRIHA (Green Rating for Integrated Habitat Assessment) and as an Indian Green Building Accredited Professional (IGBC AP).

Devarajulu has also collaborated with lighting manufacturers to improve products. For example, he led efforts to use reflective polarizer films in troffers to further increase SSL efficacy. And he participated with research organizations exploring the impact of CCT and spectral power distribution (SPD) on workers in an indoor space.

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Carrie Meadows | Editor-in-Chief, LEDs Magazine

Carrie Meadows has more than 20 years of experience in the publishing and media industry. She worked with the PennWell Technology Group for more than 17 years, having been part of the editorial staff at Solid State Technology, Microlithography World, Lightwave, Portable Design, CleanRooms, Laser Focus World, and Vision Systems Design before the group was acquired by current parent company Endeavor Business Media.

Meadows has received finalist recognition for LEDs Magazine in the FOLIO Eddie Awards, and has volunteered as a judge on several B2B editorial awards committees. She received a BA in English literature from Saint Anselm College, and earned thesis honors in the college's Geisel Library. Without the patience to sit down and write a book of her own, she has gladly undertaken the role of editor for the writings of friends and family.

Meadows enjoys living in the beautiful but sometimes unpredictable four seasons of the New England region, volunteering with an animal shelter, reading (of course), and walking with friends and extended "dog family" in her spare time.

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Maury Wright is an electronics engineer turned technology journalist, who has focused specifically on the LED & Lighting industry for the past decade. Wright first wrote for LEDs Magazine as a contractor in 2010, and took over as Editor-in-Chief in 2012. He has broad experience in technology areas ranging from microprocessors to digital media to wireless networks that he gained over 30 years in the trade press. Wright has experience running global editorial operations, such as during his tenure as worldwide editorial director of EDN Magazine, and has been instrumental in launching publication websites going back to the earliest days of the Internet. Wright has won numerous industry awards, including multiple ASBPE national awards for B2B journalism excellence, and has received finalist recognition for LEDs Magazine in the FOLIO Eddie Awards. He received a BS in electrical engineering from Auburn University.