Deanna Matthews is an associate teaching professor and the associate department head for undergraduate affairs in Engineering and Public Policy. She was also a research associate for the Green Design Institute in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering from 2001 to 2010. She has been a graduate programs associate at the Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence since 2004. She received her M.S. (1995) and Ph.D. (2001) degrees in civil and environmental engineering from CMU, and her B.S.E. in civil engineering (1994) from Duke University.

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2001 Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

1995 MS, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University

1994 B.Sc., Civil Engineering, Duke University

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2022 Faculty Awards announced

The 2022 Engineering Faculty Awards winners have been announced.

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Professorships and fellowships

Congratulations to the College of Engineering faculty members who were recently awarded fellowships and professorships.

Eight engineering faculty members receive CIT Faculty Awards

Eight engineering faculty members recently received CIT Faculty Awards for their outstanding contribution to the College of Engineering.

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Dean’s Early Career Fellows

Four distinguished young faculty have been awarded the 2017 Dean’s Early Career Fellowships for groundbreaking work in their fields.

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Department news

The initiatives underway in the College’s departments embody the value we place on progress. Here are some of our current projects and prides.