Dr. Matthew Pierson is a professional engineer and associate professor of engineering. He focuses his civil engineering skills in the areas of geotechnical or water resources engineering. He teaches students about building foundations and engineering properties of soil, also rainfall–runoff relationships, hydrology and river flow.
Pierson’s skills and expertise include Mechanically Stabilized Earth (MSE) structures, load testing foundations and computer simulation of geomaterials or rivers. He also has experience in student design teams, K-12 STEM education and community engineering organizations.
Dr. Matthew Pierson talks about Discovering Engineering Day.
Dr. Matthew Pierson explains the motivations, goals and methodologies designed to keep students in the pipeline.