Grady F. Mathews IV, Ph.D.

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Assistant Professor of Civil Engineering, School of Science, Engineering, and Technology
Office Phone
Office Location
Olmsted Building, W236b
W236B OLMSTED BLDG
PENN STATE HBG
MIDDLETOWN, PA 17057
Biography

Dr. Mathews obtained a Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina (USC) where his research was on a coupled DEM-BEM method to improve the modeling of contact problems for elastic bodies. During his time at USC, Dr. Mathews also worked on the modeling, fabrication, and design of a portable high strength military bridge for the U.S. Army. He worked at Ferrell Engineering for 3 years where he designed steel connections for buildings. Some notable jobs are International Gem Tower, 250 West 55th St. New York, and the Freedom Tower - World Trade Center Building 1.

Publications

Mathews IV, G. F., Mullen, R. L., and Rizos, D. C. (2014). "Highly stable explicit temporal integration for discrete element computations." ASCE J. Comput. Civil Eng., 04014084-1- 04014084-10.

Education

B.S.; M.S.; Ph.D (University of South Carolina)