Mr. Joel S. Spira
1927-2015
Mr. Joel S. Spira Member
Chairman and Director of Research , Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.
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  • 1994
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
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  • 1994
  • Electronics, Communication & Information Systems
  • Special Fields & Interdisciplinary
Memorial Tribute

BY STEPHEN DIRECTOR AND JOEL MOSES

JOEL SOLON SPIRA, a prodigious innovator who changed the way we illuminate our homes by inventing the first solid state electronic dimmer, and founded and built Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. into a global company ...

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Election Citation
For integrating semiconductor technology to lighting products, creating an internationally competitive company, and for continuing work with engineering education.