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Sr. Instructor

Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering
University of Colorado Boulder

Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy

Contact Information:
  Campus Box 428, ECCE 244
  Boulder, CO 80309-0428
   (303) 492-7614
   (303) 492-7317


Sandra Vásconez is a senior instructor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder. She obtained her Masters of Science in lighting from the Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. After receiving her degree, she worked at the LRC as adjunct faculty, teaching graduate-level lighting courses and working as program manager. At the LRC, Sandra also was the principal investigator for several design and research projects. She later received a Masters of Arts degree from the University of Denver in art history and museum studies. Sandra is interested in lighting design and applications, human factors in lighting, and outreach education. Besides her work and interests in lighting, Sandra also has worked in museum exhibition design.