Matthew R. Eatherton

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Associate Professor

105D Patton Hall

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Virginia Tech

e-mail: meather@vt.edu

Blacksburg, VA 24060

office: (540) 231-4559

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign Civil Engineering                  2010

M.S. University of Missouri at Columbia Civil Engineering                  1999

B.S. University of Missouri at Columbia Civil Engineering                  1997

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Virginia Tech Associate Professor Blacksburg, VA                    2016 – Present

Virginia Tech Assistant Professor Blacksburg, VA                    2010 – 2016

GFDS Engineers Associate San Francisco, CA               2001 – 2006

Leigh and O’Kane Structural Engineers Design Engineer Kansas City, MO                 2000 – 2001

Constructive Engineering Design Design Engineer Kansas City, MO                 1999 – 2000

ENGINEERING REGISTRATION

Licensed Civil Engineer in California, P.E. C64016

Licensed Structural Engineer in California, S.E. S4956

SELECTED RECENT AWARDS

  • 2016 VT College of Engineering Faculty Fellow
  • 2016 ASCE Moisseiff Award for Outstanding Paper in Structural Engineering
  • 2015 NSF CAREER Award (Faculty Early Career Development Program)
  • 2013 VT College of Engineering Outstanding New Assistant Professor
  • 2012 AISC Milek Faculty Fellowship – given to one person each year for potential to contribute to steel research and education
  • 2009 EERI/FEMA NEHRP Graduate Fellowship – given for contributing to the science and practice of earthquake hazard mitigation

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

See the Publications Page for more info