Tyukhova is being recognized for her outstanding work as an engineer, an Acuity Brands employee, and a leader in her community. The STEP Awards honor women who have demonstrated excellence and leadership in their careers and represent all level of manufacturing industry, from the factory-floor to the C suite.
“Yulia challenges old methods and doesn’t shy away from proposing new ideas. She continuously searches for ways to apply state-of-the-art research to meet industry needs,” said Acuity Brands Lighting VP, Engineering, Craig Marquardt. “Her contributions to the industry are evident in her involvement in industry associations, her work as a reviewer of scientific journal papers and as a mentor, as well as her many speaking engagements and awards.”
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