Collaboration synergies by Dr. Chieri Kubota
SpecGrade LED is an Ohio based manufacturer specializing in high power LEDs and their applications. SpecGrade LED works collaboratively with Ohio State University for horticultural LED lighting development. The Ohio State University is building their capacity in controlled environment crop production in greenhouse and vertical farms with the new faculty Dr. Chieri Kubota whose expertise is plant lighting applications, hydroponics and controlled environment crop production. Dr. Kubota has formed a research team dedicated to SpecGrade LED projects and assist the development of innovative horticultural lighting technology by providing information of specific technology needs as well as by testing the prototype products before commercialization.