Kevin Amende, Director
IDL | Bozeman
Montana State University
320 Roberts Hall
Bozeman, MT 59717


We are located at
121 Cheever Hall [West Wing]
Bozeman, MT 59717 

Lab Directors:

Kevin Amende, P.E.

Jaya Mukhopadhyay, Ph.D., LEED AP


Lab Assistants:

Tom Femrite, 2nd Year MArch

Robin Wilder, 1st Year MArch

Nick Netherda, 4th Year Architecture

Josh Hays, 4th Year Mechanical Engineering

Colin Anderson, 4th Year Mechanical Engineering

Carly Svenvold, 3rd Year Mechanical Engineering

Gabe Doherty, 4th Year Mechanical Engineering

Abigale Snortland, 3rd Year Mechanical Engineering

Sam Bullock, 4th Year Mechanical Engineering Technology

Kazi Nazmul Hasan, 4th Year Comuter Science


The Integrated Design Lab | Bozeman is sponsored by BetterBricks, an initiative of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA), and is operated by Montana State University's School of Architecture.  Below is a list of all of our sponsors.  Click on the images below to visit their websites.


BetterBricks, bottom line thinking on energy

"BetterBricks is the commercial green building initiative of leading Northwest utilities who have come to together under the banner of the Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance. BetterBricks is devoted to helping businesses in the Northwest reap the bottom line financial benefits from energy management. " - BetterBricks

Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

"The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is a non-profit organization working to encourage the development and adoption of energy-efficient products and services. " - NEEA





NorthWestern Energy

"NorthWestern Energy is one of the largest providers of electricity and natural gas in the Upper Midwest and Northwest, serving approximately 640,000 customers in Montana, South Dakota and Nebraska." - NorthWestern Energy

School of Architecture at Montana State University

Students from MSU's architecture program specialize in daylight and quality views analysis.

College of Engineering at Montana State University

Students from MSU's engineering program specialize in whole building energy analysis.

Montana State University - Bozeman

IDL - Bozeman is located in Bozeman, Montana on Montana State University's campus. The lab is run by engineering professor Kevin Amende and architecture professor Jaya Mukhopadhyay.