Ph.D. in Architecture, Design & Computation – MIT
M.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering, Information Technology -- MIT
B.S. in Architecture -- MIT
Dennis Shelden is an expert is applications of digital technology to building design, construction and operations. His experience spans across professorial practice, technology development, research and academia, in multiple architecture, building engineering and computing disciplines.
Shelden maintains strong ties to academic and industry research bodies. He is currently Associate Professor and Director of the Digital Building Laboratory at Georgia Tech. He was Associate Professor of Practice in MIT’s Design and Computation program from 2005 to 2015, and has held positions at UCLA’s IDEAS Laboratory and the Southern Institute of Architecture. He has served on industry standards bodies including working on the National Institute of Building Sciences’ data interoperability initiatives, and served as chair of the Building Information Modeling Standard Legal and Contracting Committee. He holds three degrees from MIT including an MS in Civil & Environmental Engineering and a PhD in Design & Computation, and is a licensed Architect in the State of California.