Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
Dr. Minjae Shin is an assistant professor in the department of civil, construction, and environmental engineering at The University of Alabama. He received his doctoral degree in architecture at Texas A&M University. Also, he received his master’s and bachelor’s degrees in architectural engineering at Hanyang University in South Korea.
Prior to joining UA in 2018, he was a research assistant at the Energy Systems Laboratory, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station, where he was an essential part to the ESL building energy modeling team and assisted in the legislative responsibilities under the Texas Emissions Reduction Plan.
Shin’s expertise is in the energy modeling and performance simulation for the design and development of sustainable buildings. His research interests and work experience include energy savings calculation, building energy data analysis and prediction using machine learning techniques, high-performance building design, energy-efficient systems design, renewable energy systems integration, and performance Measurement and Verification.
Shin has extensive research experience in the field of building energy efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality. He has participated in multiple research projects on his subject areas funded by ASHRAE, Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, the U.S. Army, and Korean Ministry of Environment. He is a member of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, International Building Performance Simulation Association.