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Dr. Shinming Shyu


Graduate Program in Interior Design

School of Visual and Built Environments

202D Roosevelt



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

Work Experience

Assistant Professor - 2002 - 2007
Associate Professor - 2007 - 2018
Professor - 2018 - present
Shinming Shyu

Professional Summary

Gunnar Birkerts and Associates

Interests and Expertise

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


  • 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
  • IDE591 Advanced Graduate Design Studio
  • IDE598 Directed Research
  • IDE690 Thesis Research/Project

Selected Publications

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

Selected Presentations

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Register Architect in the State of Michigan since 1992


Awards and Patents

Additional Information