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  • John F. Bos

    Principal of Bos Lighting Design in Houston, Texas, his professional experience has encompassed many aspects of design from architectural lighting design to theatrical scenery and lighting to industrial design to theatrical consultation.

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  • James Nuckolls

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    I don't know where the next generation of lighting instructors is coming from,' said University of Colorado's David DiLaura, who is currently the senior instructor in the department of civil, environmental and architectural engineering. 'The industry is going to get caught short in five years as...