Cindy Limauro Appointed New University Professor


The School of Architecture is pleased to share the news that Cindy Limauro, Professor of Lighting in the SoA and School of Drama, was recently appointed as one of four new University Professors by CMU.

The title of University Professor is the highest designation a faculty member can receive at Carnegie Mellon. University Professors are distinguished by international recognition and for their contributions to education, artistic creativity, and/or research. Each exemplify this high level of achievement and commitment to both the university and the broader academic communities.

These accomplished faculty members were nominated and recommended for the title of University Professor by academic leaders and the community of CMU University Professors. They will be recognized during Commencement exercises on Sunday, 20 May 2018. 

Cindy Limauro, professor of lighting design, is also a design partner in C&C Lighting. She is a member of United Scenic Artists and International Association of Lighting Designers. She was named Fellow of the Institute by USITT for Outstanding Contribution to the Theatre. Limauro has served as the artistic leader of the Prague Quadrennial Scenofest and the U.S. representative on the Education Commission of OISTAT. In 2007, she received the Henry van de Velde Award for Architectural Education in Antwerp. She serves on the Advisory Board of Live Design Magazine and has presented at International Symposium on Lighting Design in China, Lightfair International, Lighting Dimensions International, USITT and the Prague Quadrennial. Her design work has been displayed in two international exhibits: the 2007 Prague Quadrennial and World Stage Design in Toronto in 2005 in addition to being published in a number of field journals and top national and international venues.