Sandra Vàsconez
Senior Instructor
Building Systems Engineering

Office: ECCE 244

Education:

  • M.A. Art History and Museum Studies, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 2005
  • M.S. in Lighting, Lighting Research Center, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, 2000
  • B.A. Modern Foreign Languages, , The King’s College, Briarcliff Manor, NY, 1993

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Chair, David L. DiLaura Faculty Fellowship in Architectural Engineering, 2013-Present
  • Marinus Smith Award, 2013, University of Colorado-Boulder
  • Architectural Engineering Faculty Appreciation Award, Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, 2013
  • Service Award; Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, 2012
  • Outstanding Faculty Advisor; Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, 2011
  • Award of Merit, Lighting Education Online, Society for Technical Communication, 2003
  • Buell Scholarship, 2003, University of Denver
  • Award of Merit, Outdoor Lighting DELTA Snapshot, Society for Technical Communication, 2001
  • Distinguished Technical Communication Award, Energy-Efficient Ceiling Mounted Residential Luminaires Specifier Report, Society for Technical Communication, 1999.
  • Award of Merit, Energy-Efficient Ceiling Mounted Residential Luminaires Specifier Report, International Technical Publications Competition 1999
  • Litecontrol Scholarship, 1996
  • National Collegiate Minority Leadership Award, 1992

Professional Affiliations:

  • IALD, Educator Member, 2015-present
  • NCQLP Lighting Certified, 2002–present
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, 1998-present

Interests:

  • Lighting Design
  • Lighting Applications
  • Human Factors in Lighting
  • Art History
  • Museum Exhibition Design