"The need for high-level, in-depth education for professionals
in our industry has never been greater."
— David DiLaura, Master Teacher, Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy

Under the umbrella of the Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, the Rocky Mountain Lighting Academy (RMLA) provides continuing education to professionals working in the lighting industry.

The RMLA's 2015 Summer Lighting Course is a five-day course that provides a solid theoretical background in lighting. Be prepared to be challenged!

Dates: June 15-19, 2015
Location: Boulder, CO
Cost: $3150 (includes meals during the course, and printed materials)


For a full description of the RMLA Summer Lighting Course, please visit the Summer Lighting Course page and review the detailed Syllabus.

2015 Summer Lighting Course Class Schedule

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

Lighting and the Lighting Industry in North America

Vision and Visual Performance

Review of Basic Science and Mathematics Photometry Basic Optics Light Sources Departure


Spectral Effects

Fundamental Lighting Quantities Tour of Boulder Basic Electricity/
Electronics and Lighting Controls
Lighting Design  
First-day Summary Second-day Summary Third-day Summary Fourth-day Summary Conclusion  

Top photo: The Ye Group and Brad Baxley, JILA. Bottom: Mark Herboth Photography.