Director of the Trenchless Technology Center & Associate Professor, Louisiana Tech University
Dr. Matthews has over 16 years of experience in the rehabilitation and inspection of infrastructure systems. He is the Director of the Trenchless Technology Center (TTC) and an Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Construction Engineering Technology at Louisiana Tech University. Prior to rejoining the TTC, he served as the Pipe Renewal Service Line Manager at Pure Technologies providing clients with guidance on the selection and use of trenchless rehabilitation technologies. Prior to joining Pure, he served as Battelle’s Water Infrastructure Management Lead, where he led multiple water and sewer infrastructure research studies. Prior to joining Battelle, he led multiple projects at the TTC relating to the development of automated decision support systems for technology selection. He has also been involved in numerous projects relating to condition assessment technology selection and field evaluation of trenchless rehabilitation technologies.