PhD in Technology program

Dr. Shinming Shyu

Dr. Susan Gregory

Dr. Shinming Shyu

Assistant Professor and Coordinator
Interior Design

School of Engineering Technology
Office:(734) 487-6419
Front desk:(734) 487-2490
202D Roosevelt
College of Technology
Ypsilanti, MI 48197

Courses Taught:

  • IDE110 Interior Design Studio I
  • IDE120 Interior Design Studio II
  • IDE122 Design Theory II: Sustainable Design
  • IDE131 Design Theory I: Design Elements and Principles
  • IDE210 Interior Design Studio III
  • IDE221 Environment Systems for Interior Designers
  • IDE591 Graduate Design Studio
  • IDE598 Directed Research
  • IDE690 Thesis Research/Project

Areas of Expertise:

Design Knowledge and form-generation Theory Building System Integration Sustainable Design


Short Bio:

B.A. in Art and Design, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei
M.A. in Interior Design, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Master of Architecture, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Master of Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Ph.D. (Architecture), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Register Architect in the State of Michigan since 1992
Worked in Gunnar Birkerts and Associates, involved in a variety of projects for planning, interior design and architectural aspects.
Completed Trane HVACR seminar series and worked on building system integration and energy performances for research laboratories, teaching facilities, and athletic facilities.


Most Important/Recent Publications: (More available upon request)

On Design Knowledge and From-generation: A Framework Using Knowledge-based System

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