Category Innovation Manager, R&D Light Management, Essilor International
(Bio, 2019)

Coralie Barrau manages a small scientific team at the Essilor R&D Light & Life Sciences department. She joined Essilor in 2011, after a physics-optics engineering degree from Institut d’Optique Graduate School (IOGS) ParisTech and two Master degrees with honours from Paris XI in fundamental physics and in optics for new technologies. She focuses her research on the interactions between light and the eye, especially the photo-ageing, the biorhythms, and how light may affect the development of myopia. She develops custom-made spectrally adjustable light devices for biological experiments or clinical studies. She teaches eye physiology and optics at Institut d'Optique Graduate School Paristech and she is the French director of Division 6 “Photobiology and Photochemistry” of CIE.


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