Matthew Hebdon

Virginia Tech

Matt Hebdon is an assistant professor in the Charles E. Via, Jr. Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech. He received his doctorate from Purdue University and his master’s and bachelor’s degrees from Utah State University. His primary research areas include repair and rehabilitation of bridges to extend their service life, corrosion behavior of bridge steels, internally redundant behavior of built-up steel members, fatigue and fracture evaluation of steel structures, historical fabrication methods and materials, bridge monitoring and testing, and large-scale testing of structures. Hebdon is a member of the AREMA Committee 15 (Steel Structures), TRB AFH70 (Standing Committee on Fabrication and Inspection of Metal Structures), and TRB AFF10(1) (Traffic Structures Subcommittee). He won an Early Career Faculty Award--one of AISC's prestigious Educator Awards--in 2019.