Western Kentucky University

AMS Faculty & Staff - Shahnaz Aly

Shahnaz Aly

Shahnaz Aly

Assistant Professor

Office:  Enviornmental Science & Tech 226
Phone:  270-745-5849
Email:  shahnaz.aly@wku.edu

Bio

Education:

1999 MASTER OF ARCHITECTURE    
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 
1999 CERTIFICATE IN HISTORIC PRESERVATION 
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
1996 G.D. ARCHITECTURE                   
L.S.Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai


Professional Credentials:

LEED Accredited Professional                                                                                                         
Registered Architect - Council of Architecture, India                                                                   

Professional Memberships:

The Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering – Member
Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture – Member
Associated Schools of Construction - Member

Work Experience:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR                                                                                             
Department of Architectural & Manufacturing Sciences
Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY

INTERN ARCHITECT                                                                                                           
HOK Architects, Toronto, ON

PROJECT ARCHITECT                                                                                                                        
RSP ARCHITECTS PLANNERS & ENGINEERS (INDIA) PVT LTD, Hyderabad, India

Research

Resarch Interests:

Building Information Modeling
Design of Learning Environments for Elementary Schools
Service Learning and Community Engagement
Three-Dimensional Visualization
Historic Preservation

Funding:

Summer Abston  & Shahnaz Aly (Faculty Mentor) (January 2014) - Architectural Communication and Visualization Through Hand Drawings, WKU FUSE Grant ($4,000.00)

Heli Shah & Shahnaz Aly (Faculty Mentor) (May 2013) - Architectural Visualization and the three -dimensional Environment, WKU FUSE Grant ($4,000.00)

Shahnaz Aly (PI) & Laura Leach (November 2012) – Natural Playground at Parker Bennett Curry Elementary School, WKU Alive Center Community Development Grant ($1920.00)

Morgan Armistead & Shahnaz Aly (Faculty Mentor) (May 2012) - Dual approaches to Physical Modeling, WKU FUSE Grant ($4,100.00)

Publications:

Shahnaz Aly (2014) – BIM and its future in Undergraduate Architectural Science Capstone Projects. Proceedings –Building Innovation 2014 Conference & Expo (BIM Academic Symposium), Washington DC

Shahnaz Aly & Morgan Armistead (2013) - An Investigative Study of Rapid Prototyping and Traditional Model Building in the Architectural Design Studio. Proceedings – 2013 ATMAE Conference, New Orleans, LA (Best 2013 ATMAE Conference Proceedings Paper)

Shahnaz Aly & Laura Leach (2013) - Contextual Learning Concepts Drive Architectural Education to Partner with Industry. Proceedings – 120th American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA

Laura Dotson & Shahnaz Aly (2012) - Structuring Educational Objectives on a Community Engagement Platform. Proceedings – 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Hawaii

Peer- Reviewed Conference Presentations:

Shahnaz Aly (presenter) – “BIM and its future in Undergraduate Architectural Science Capstone Projects” Building Innovation 2014 Conference & Expo (BIM Academic Symposium), Washington DC

Shahnaz Aly (presenter) & Morgan Armistead (presenter) – “An Investigative Study of Rapid Prototyping and Traditional Model Building in the Architectural Design Studio” 2013 ATMAE Conference, New Orleans, LA

Shahnaz Aly & Laura Leach (presenter) - “Contextual Learning Concepts Drive Architectural Education to Partner with Industry” 120th American Society of Engineering Education Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, June 2013

Shahnaz Aly (presenter) & Laura Dotson – “Innovative Strategies for Engaging Students in Service-Learning in the Field of Technology” 2013 ATMAE Conference, Nashville TN, Nov 2013

Shahnaz Aly (presenter) & Laura Dotson – “Building Partnerships to Benefit Architectural and Construction Education” 2013 ATMAE Conference, Nashville TN, Nov 2013

Shahnaz Aly (presenter) & Laura Dotson (presenter) – “Place-Based Education; Redefining the Classroom” 2012 Kentucky Innovations Conference, NKU METS Center, Erlanger, KY, May 2012

Laura Dotson (presenter) & Shahnaz Aly (presenter) – “Structuring Educational Objectives on a Community Engagement Platform” 2011 Kentucky Engagement Conference, Murray State University, KY, Nov 2011

Laura Dotson (presenter) & Shahnaz Aly – “Structuring Educational Objectives on a Community Engagement Platform” 11th Annual Hawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities, Hawaii, January 2012

Laura Leach (presenter) & Shahnaz Aly (presenter) - “Practical Approaches to Sustainability via Community Engagement” Education for Sustainability Summer Institute, Western Kentucky University, KY, July 2011

Workshop Presentations:

Laura Dotson (presenter) & Shahnaz Aly - “How to Be an Effective Leader” Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA), Western Kentucky University, KY, September 2012

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