Building Statistics
Thesis Abstract
Technical Assignments
Thesis Research
Thesis Proposal
Final Report
Senior Thesis e-Studio

User Note:

Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Shane Boyer. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.


Personal Biography



Shane A. Boyer is currently a fifth-year Architectural Engineering student at the Pennsylvania State University focusing on construction management with an emphasis on BIM modeling and virtual construction. Shane passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam in April of 2007 and he will receive his EIT status upon graduation. Shane also received the Eagle Scout Rank while a member of the Boy Scouts of America.

Shane gained valuable experience while working for Alexander Building Construction for the past three years. This past summer, Shane designed and developed from scratch a BIM model for the Buckhorn Medical Office Building project. He has also become a member of the BIM Taskforce committee at Alexander to help the company move into virtual construction and BIM capabilities.

At Penn State, Shane is an active member of the Theta Delta Chi fraternity. For his fraternity, Shane has danced in the 48-hour Dance Mara-THON raising nearly $6 million for pediatric cancer. Shane has also been a member of the Penn State Blue Band, the Penn State Pride of the Lions Pep Band, and the Penn State Racquetball Club Team.

This Page was last updated on September 1, 2009 by Shane Boyer and is hosted by the AE Department© 2009.