Murali Paranandi

Murali ParanandiProfessor
Interim Program Director, Interactive Media Studies
209 D, Laws Hall, College of Creative Arts

(513) 529-7086

Courses Taught (during past two academic years):

ARC 202 Architecture Design Studio
ARC 301, 302, 401, 402, 402.C Architecture Design Studio
ARC 4/504.Y Mind and Medium Seminar
ARC 4/504.C ARC Building Information Modeling Seminar

Educational Credentials:

Master of Architecture, Ohio State University 1994
Master of Architecture, Kent State University 1991
Bachelor of Architecture, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University 1988

Teaching Experience:

Miami University 1996-Present
Lecturer, Ohio State University 1993-1995

Professional Experience:

Technical Support Engineer, auto•des•sys, Inc. Columbus, Ohio 1994-1996

Selected Publications, Creative Scholarship, Awards, Grants:

Editor, Alter Studio: 6 Houses, Miami University INNOVATE series, Oxford, Ohio. ISBN 978-0-9905749-0-3 (160 pages), 2014
Editor, “Digital Pedagogies” Columbus: auto.des.sys. ISBN 978-0-9792943-0-3 [], 2007

Refereed Book Chapters/Articles:

“BIM as a Catalyst to Foster Creativity through Collaboration.” In Building Information Modeling: BIM in Current
       and Future Practice, edited by Kensek and Noble. New York: John Wiley and Sons, ISBN 978-1118766309, 2014 
“Making Ripples Rethinking Pedagogy in the Digital Age.” International Journal of Architectural Computing, Issue 4,
       Volume 11, pp. 415-436, 2013
“Digital Media Effects on Design Pedagogy: Why Less is More.”  In The Fantastic and the Constructible, edited by
       Cespedes, K, 43–49. Columbus: auto.des.sys. ISBN: 978-0-9792943-3-4, 2010
“Rapid Visualization: Purpose Driven 3D Modeling and Rendering.”  In Digital Media and the Creative Process,
       edited by Brainard, R, 43–49. Columbus: auto.des.sys. ISBN: 978-0-9792943-2-7, 2009 

Invited Publications:

“Zoom Out: Looking at the Big Picture.” In Forward, edited by Mam-Luft J. S.  Washington, DC:
       American Institute of Architects, 2008   
“Miami Metals.” In Architecture Week, July 26, 2006      

Invited Talks:

Featured Speaker, Academic View – Thought Leaders of BIM. BIM FUTURES 2013: the Seventh Annual BIM
       Symposium on Building Information Modeling: Views from the Academy and the Profession.
       School of Architecture, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California. July 15, 2013

Interviews/ Essays on my Scholarship of Teaching:

Jim Schneider, The Nature of Metal: Competition Challenges Students to Design a
       Center with Metal. MetalMag, January 2008. vol. 9 no. 1. Pp. 32-36, 2008
Diewald and Frederick, “Our Organic Airport.” Architecture Week. May 23, 2007
Marge O’Connor, A Walk In The Park: Student Architects Design The Future With Metal.
       MetalMag January 2006 vol. 7 no. 1 Pp. 34-41, 2006

Professional Memberships and Service:

Miami University Senate, 2014-2017
Chair MBA Academic Program Review Committee 2016-2017
Member Dean’s Advisory Council,  2015-present
Lecture Series Coordinator 2006-2016